Posted On:3/31/2014 2:19pm
I would have posted this in the Metamoris thread but its been closed.
Last night at Metamoris 3, Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie put on a riveting 20-minute sport jiu-jitsu match that was a rematch of their famous 2003 match at ADCC.
Although the fight ended in a draw, as neither fighter submitted the other in the time-limit, Bravo controlled more of the match with his sweeps and submission attempts.
The fight took place with a live audience and was captured on video and live streamed on the internet, but what took place after the match was something unanticipated.
The Underground spoke to a person who wished to remain anonymous, but was back stage at the event. After exhausting himself for the 20-minute match, Bravo left the stage and proceeded to throw up as his adrenaline dumped. It was then that UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie approached Bravo and began to berate him.
Allegedly, Gracie threatened to kick Bravo's ass because he believed that Bravo disrespected his brother Royler, his family, and his father Helio. Bravo was apparently caught off guard by the attack, and friend and trainer Jean Jacques Machado intervened to keep the situation from escalating.
Bravo later relayed this story to a group of people back stage after the event.
So what do you think? Did this really happen? It wouldn't surprise me too much.
Posted On:3/31/2014 2:26pm
Well, who knows, but if it is ever corroborated to the point of he/she said I'd believe it in a heart beat. Certain Gracie's are well known for taking undue credit and finding things dishonorable.
Posted On:3/31/2014 2:27pm
Style: FMA, Ego Warrior
No RNC or loss of bowel control?
I don't believe gossip until someone has shat themselves.
Posted On:3/31/2014 2:38pm
Style: Judo noob, injured guy.
Royce confirms that it happened... also apparently things Royler dominated Bravo.
Posted On:3/31/2014 3:04pm
Originally Posted by Krijgsman
also apparently things Royler dominated Bravo.
Wow talk about being out of touch with reality.
It was a draw. They where both fairly equally matched.
Under a rule set with points Eddie would have won the match as it unfolded.
That being said, that doesn't mean much because who knows how Roylers game would have changed if he was considering points.
Still though I would say Eddie looked better in that fight to me.
His heart was visible, and the dismal sack that maketh excrement of what is eaten.
Posted On:3/31/2014 3:32pm
I believe Eddie Bravo disrespected my family by thinking that jumping half guard like a dog humping my leg is a valid martial arts technique.
Posted On:3/31/2014 4:01pm
Royce is just jealous of Eddie's bitchin' goatee.
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Posted On:3/31/2014 5:18pm
Style: Judo, BJJ
DSTRYRsg has confirmed this happened on their facebook page.
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Posted On:3/31/2014 6:51pm
Style: Judo, Hung Family Boxing
i lost respect for royce a long time ago, this is nothing new, it's totally expected behavior
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Posted On:3/31/2014 7:45pm
Eddie looked pretty awesome in that match, the sweeps were slick, and his sub attempts were good. Was a bit sad to not see something more come out of Royler.
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