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Wealth of the Gracies?

Discussion in 'Grappling Technique' started by pailum117, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. pailum117 Blue Belt

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    I know it varies from Gracie to Gracie, but it made me curious when I saw the main page story about Ralph offering Roy Jones Junior 1million per minute to fight him. Ofcourse I don't believe that he would have actually paid him that much, it did make me wonder how much cash the family really has.

    Anyone have any real knowledge of this?
     
  2. Alaskantkdkid Green Belt

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    Uhh, you might want to ask for more then 1 million. 1 million dollars isn't much these days...
     
  3. lechien Gold Belt

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    Renzo got a nice house.
     
  4. Steve Dougson Black Belt

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    Yea, one million dollars per minute of work is borderline poverty.
     
  5. Alaskantkdkid Green Belt

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    I was quoting Austin Powers, chillax.
     
  6. curb1850 Green Belt

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    He'd probably tap him in 30 seconds, so he was really only offering a half mil :)

    To answer your question, I have no idea at all.
     
  7. BJJ_Rage Gold Belt

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    yeah, 1 millon dolares this days isnt much...

    if you wanna have a freaking lamborgini, ferrari and a beach house in malibu... problably isnt much....

    good for you if you are some weathly man, you are probably not even 0,0000000000000000000001% of the total population of the earth who has more than 1 million dollars...
     
  8. juji gatame** Brown Belt

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    Gracie Barra schools tend to be costly so I'd expect them to make good coin.
     
  9. lechien Gold Belt

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    GB is only Carlos Jnr.
     
  10. PRIDEWASBETTER Whatever it takes Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    With how much they charge for instructional DVDs, I bet they make a pretty good living.
     
  11. stile0 Purple Belt

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    well you figure cesar has like 100+ students maybe even more who pay more than $100 a month. plus sponsorships and what he makes from his fighters..
     
  12. Alaskantkdkid Green Belt

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    And selling blue belts doesn't hurt...
     
  13. lechien Gold Belt

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    You guys needs to think BIG like Rener and Ryron:

    Gracie University Online:
    Enrollment: 35,455 Students from 171 Countries.
     
  14. lts5025 "What the **** is a Dim Mack?"

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    I dunno, eating 30 pounds of fruit a day has to get expensive. Plus, those damn Champion Juicers are like 300 bucks.
     
  15. thaiboxer67 White Belt

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    30 pounds of fruit? dammit man! you couldn't teach you'd be in the bathroom all day...
     
  16. Joshu Blue Belt

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    Rich, aristocratic family even before they blew up.
     
  17. blackers10 Orange Belt

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    isn't brazil a poor country??
    ie everything is relativly cheap compared to australia/america/uk??

    if they made 1 mil in any of those countries it would be worth 1 billion in their own country...
     
  18. MaiLeeGoodFck** White Belt

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    bro do you live in holmdel?
     
  19. Kozbot Purple Belt

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    they have been a wealthy and established family in brazil for a long time

    their family was active in politics i believe as well
     
  20. rkobo719 Orange Belt

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    No, Brazil doesn't compare to the United States, but it isn't a poor country, it's not even a third world country.

    Food and domestic products are cheaper than in the United States, but imported things, especially from the U.S. like shoes, clothing, etc. tend to be 2-3x the price.

    Anyways, the Gracies lived in Barra Da Tijuca before they started teaching BJJ, which is the most expensive part of Rio.
     

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