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Gregor Gracie

Gregor Gracie is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Renzo Gracie and a professional MMA fighter as well as a model. A Gracie by affinity, this former world BJJ Champion and an ADCC medallist is the half brother of Igor and Rolles Gracie (who are the sons of Jiu Jitsu legend Rolls Gracie).

 

Gregor Gracie in Detail

Full Name: Gregor Rangel

Nickname: “Gracie” is not his name, but as Gregor grew up amongst the Gracie family and both his older brothers are Gracie’s the name has always been attached to Gregor.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos GracieHelio GracieCarlos Gracie JrRenzo Gracie >Gregor “Gracie” Rangel

Main Achievements:

  • 2x World Champion (2004 & 2005 purple);
  • Pan American Champion (2006 brown);
  • Brazilian National Champion (2005 purple);
  • 2x Brazilian National Teams Champion (2003 blue, 2004 purple);
  • 4x Grapplers Quest Champion;
  • ADCC Bronze Medallist (2009);
  • Nogi World Championships Silver Medallist (2008);
  • Pan American Silver Medallist (2001 blue)

Weight Division (BJJ): Peso Medio (82kg/181lbs)

Team/Association: Gracie Barra/Renzo Gracie

Gregor Gracie Biography

Gregor Gracie was born on December 26th 1985, he is the son of Ângela (widow of Rolls Gracie) and brother to Igor and Rolles Gracie (both sons of Rolls). Gregor grew up very much in contact with the Gracie family and soon began his training which he took mainly with Rilion and Carlos Gracie Junior.

Even though Gregor was naturally talented, he did not take BJJ too seriously when growing up, it was only as he reached his purple belt that he decided to follow the career of his older brothers and live off Jiu Jitsu. He devided most of his time between Rio de Janeiro (where his mother lives) and New York where his brothers established themselves, training at Gracie Barra in Rio while when in the Big Apple he would stay at Renzo Gracie Academy.

Already a very successful grappler, Gregor spent some time helping Renzo Gracie’s IFL team in preparation for their MMA tournament. After feeling how he paired up against some of the MMA’s best in everyday training, Gregor decided to take his chance in MMA. His premiere happened in 2007 with a submission victory over Josh Lydell, a career he progressed with all  victories by submission by mid 2011 (time when this article was written) and a record of 5-1-0. This adopted Gracie has also successfully entered the world of fashion, having modelled for high profile campaigns such as the Marc Jacobs swimwear advert. His love life has also made the tabloids of some of Brazil’s most notorious gossip magazines after Gregor’s involvement with stunning Brazilian model Fernanda Paes Leme.

Gregor Gracie Grappling Record

12 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    5 (42%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (17%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (25%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (8%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (8%)

3 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Katagatame
33
1
#86e620
Choke from back
33
1
#5AD3D1
Choke
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
8 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    5 (63%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (38%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

3 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke
33
1
#86e620
Armbar
33
1
#5AD3D1
Botinha
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Gregor Gracie Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1024Marcelo GarciaMarcelo GarciaLChokeGrapplers QuestAbsoluteSuperfight2007
1408Saulo RibeiroSaulo RibeiroLPts: 3x0NoGi WorldsU88kgFinal2008
1481Pablo PopovitchPablo PopovitchLPts: 3x0ADCCU77kgSemi f.2009
1576Tarsis HumphreysTarsis HumphreysLPts: 2x0World Champ.U88kg1/4 final2009
3756Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 8x2Copa PodioU77kgGroups2014
3765Leandro LoLeandro LoLArmbarCopa PodioU77kgFinal2014
4210Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLPts: 10x0Copa PodioU85kgGroups2014
4223Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaLBotinhaCopa PodioU85kgSemi f.2014
1405UnknownWKatagatameNoGi WorldsU88kg1/4 final2008
1406Marcello SalazarWDQNoGi WorldsU88kgSemi f.2008
1475Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWPts: 3x0ADCCU77kgRd 12009
1478Leonardo SantosLeonardo SantosWPenADCCU77kg1/4 finals2009
1483Keita NakamuraWPts: 10x0ADCCU77kg3rd place2009
3750Luca AnacoretaWPts: 4x2Copa PodioU77kgGroups2014
3753Hamzeh RasheedWChoke from backCopa PodioU77kgGroups2014
3759Simone FranceschiniWN/ACopa PodioU77kgGroups2014
3763Gilbert BurnsGilbert BurnsWPts: 4x2Copa PodioU77kgSemi f.2014
4205Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWAdvCopa PodioU85kgGroups2014
4218Erberth S.WPts: 0x0, AdvCopa PodioU85kgGroups2014
4221Thiago SaWChokeCopa PodioU85kgGroups2014

Gregor Gracie vs Josh Lydell

Gregor Gracie at Grapplers Quest

 

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