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The Invisible Gracie: George Gracie

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by Shaolin Bushido, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. Shaolin Bushido

    Shaolin Bushido Yamato Damashii

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    I've long searched for any info I could find on George who was one of the first champions of the Gracie clan ... even predating Helio's fight career and even his membership in Carlos' first academy. Later on he and Carlos parted ways and this article addresses this schism. He and his contributions were whitewashed from the family annals and finally I've found an article that answers the question, "Why"?

    From BJJ Heroes' site; I hope you find it interesting.

    George Gracie - BJJ Heroes
     
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2010
  2. fiftysvn

    fiftysvn Purple Belt

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    Great article. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. chabone

    chabone Tastes Like Burning Platinum Member

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    Great read, thanks!
     
  4. Hades666

    Hades666 Banned Banned

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    wow, a while back i was lookin all over for info on him and found nothing, all i knew was he was the 1st gracie champ and he had a falling out so ive always been eager to learn the story, thanks for the find
     
  5. MickCollins

    MickCollins O Soto Seanzito

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    Someone tell Ginger Hillary that there was a Ginger Gracie !
     
  6. Coolcatsithe

    Coolcatsithe White Belt

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    Awesome find! Appreciate you posting that, it was a great read.
     
  7. Polvo

    Polvo White Belt

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    Very interesting always love reading about the history, its crazy to see the politics even back then were ridiculous.
     
  8. kramer733

    kramer733 Blue Belt

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  9. tysnw

    tysnw Brown Belt

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    didn't know this, cool.
     
  10. Hades666

    Hades666 Banned Banned

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    he won just like matt hammil won against jon jones
     
  11. Estebanantonio

    Estebanantonio Green Belt

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    Curious to know if he has kids and grandkids teaching jiu-jitsu? or did I miss that part?
     
  12. Calibur

    Calibur Jiu Jitsu Snob

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    They should be considered rediculous. I don't know. All these stories about "the old days" make these guys come across as womanizing, trash talking thugs. To me it's like the elephant in the room.
     

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