Rorion Gracie Biography
(Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master and Co-Founder of the ‘Ultimate Fighting Championship’)
Birthday: January 10, 1952 (Capricorn)
Born In: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rorion Gracie is a Brazilian American Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master. He is the eldest son of Hélio Gracie and a prominent member of the Gracie family. He is also a lecturer, writer, producer, publisher and co-founder of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is widely recognized as one of the 9th degree red belt holders in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and hailed for introducing the sport in America as well as in the rest of the world. Once named ‘Instructor of the Year’ in ‘Black Belt Magazine,’ Gracie has also worked as an extra in television and movies. His minor contributions to the silver screen include choreographing of the fight scenes for Rene Russo and Mel Gibson in the flick ‘Lethal Weapon’. As a producer, Gracie has made the documentary ‘Gracie Jiu-Jitsu In Action’. He has also written the book titled ‘Gracie Diet’. The Brazilian American Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master, who is active on Instagram and Facebook, has millions of followers across the globe. People of every age group, especially those who are interested in martial arts, admire Gracie to a great extent.