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Gregor Rangel, also known as Gregor “Gracie” is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Renzo Gracie and a former world champion in the lower belt divisions who also successfully ventured into mixed martial arts (MMA). Gregor is not a member of the Gracie family by blood, but is the half brother of Rolles and Igor Gracie, both sons of the legendary Rolls Gracie. Gregor has also competed in freestyle wrestling with a notable win over Darryl Christian, a highly accomplished wrestler.

Gregor Gracie Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Gregor Rangel

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

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Junior > Renzo Gracie > Gregor “Gracie” Rangel

Main Achievements:

  • World Champion (2004 & 2005 purple)
  • Pan American Champion (2006 brown)
  • Brazilian National Champion (2005 purple)
  • Brazilian National Teams Champion (2003 blue, 2004 purple)
  • Grapplers Quest Champion (4x)
  • ADCC 3rd Place (2009)
  • Nogi World Championships 2nd Place (2008)
  • Pan American 2nd Place (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

26 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    13 (50%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (12%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    7 (27%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (4%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (4%)

7 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
29
2
#86e620
Kimura
14
1
#5AD3D1
Arm in guillotine
14
1
#d1212a
Katagatame
14
1
#fad11b
Collar choke
14
1
#f58822
Choke
14
1
7
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
14 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    6 (43%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (7%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (36%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (14%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

5 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
North south choke
20
1
#86e620
Armbar
20
1
#5AD3D1
Botinha
20
1
#d1212a
Triangle
20
1
#fad11b
Americana
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Gregor Gracie Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1496Bill CooperBill CooperLPts: 8x6GQ All Star Pro81KGF2006
1542Marcelo GarciaMarcelo GarciaLNorth south chokeGrapplers QuestABSF2007
1971Saulo RibeiroSaulo RibeiroLPts: 3x0NoGi Worlds88KGF2008
2188Pablo PopovitchPablo PopovitchLPts: 3x0ADCC77KGSF2009
2284Tarsis HumphreysTarsis HumphreysLPts: 2x0World Champ.88KG1/4F2009
5289Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 8x2Copa Podio77KGGP2014
5298Leandro LoLeandro LoLArmbarCopa Podio77KGF2014
5846Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLPts: 10x0Copa Podio85KGGP2014
5859Luiz PanzaLuiz PanzaLBotinhaCopa Podio85KGSF2014
7720Tanner RiceTanner RiceLReferee DecisionGrand Slam LA85KG1/4F2015
8818Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaLTriangleNY Spring Open88KGF2016
8844Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLReferee DecisionBoston Spring O.ABSF2016
9213Ricardo RezendeRicardo RezendeLAmericanaMiami Spring Open88KGSF2016
9341Tanner RiceTanner RiceLPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.88KGR12016
1492Jean RotondaroWKimuraGQ All Star Pro81KG1/4F2006
1494Jay HayesWArm in guillotineGQ All Star Pro81KGSF2006
1539Leo DallaLeo DallaWPointsGrapplers QuestABSSF2007
1968UnknownWKatagatameNoGi Worlds88KG1/4F2008
1969Marcello SalazarWDQNoGi Worlds88KGSF2008
2117Jason EbarbWCollar chokePan American88KG1/4F2009
2180Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWPts: 3x0ADCC77KGR12009
2185Leonardo SantosLeonardo SantosWPenADCC77KG1/4F2009
2190Keita NakamuraWPts: 10x0ADCC77KG3PLC2009
5282Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPts: 4x2Copa Podio77KGGP2014
5286Hamzeh RasheedWChoke from backCopa Podio77KGGP2014
5292S. FranceschiniWPts: 4x2Copa Podio77KGGP2014
5296Gilbert BurnsGilbert BurnsWPts: 4x2Copa Podio77KGSF2014
5841Patrick GaudioPatrick GaudioWAdvCopa Podio85KGGP2014
5854Erberth S.WPts: 0x0, AdvCopa Podio85KGGP2014
5857Thiago SaThiago SaWChokeCopa Podio85KGGP2014
6853Daniel MoraesDaniel MoraesWPointsCopa PodioABSSPF2015
7372Mike FowlerMike FowlerWAdvGrand Slam Tokyo94KGSF2015
7374Faisal AlKitbeFaisal AlKitbeWReferee DecisionGrand Slam Tokyo94KGF2015
8479Thiago SaThiago SaWPointsUAEJJF NYC Pro94KG1/4F2016
8481Wellington GodoiWChoke from backUAEJJF NYC Pro94KGSF2016
8482Romulo AzevedoWN/AUAEJJF NYC Pro94KGF2016
8817Louis ArmezzaniWN/ANY Spring Open88KGSF2016
8840Vinicius CostaWPointsBoston Spring O.88KGSF2016
8841Javier YamuniWPointsBoston Spring O.88KGF2016
8843Joao Paulo SoaresWPointsBoston Spring O.ABSSF2016

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