Exclusive: Rickson Gracie Explains Why He Did Not Fight Kazushi Sakuraba

Jun 4, 2020

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Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend and early mixed martial arts icon Rickson Gracie talked exclusively with Sherdog Brazilian correspondent Marcelo Alonso this week about his family’s rivalry with Kazushi Sakuraba and why a bout with the “Gracie Hunter” never came to fruition.

Gracie also discussed why bouts against rival Marco Ruas and Mark Coleman never developed, despite instance fan interest.

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