Royler Gracie Q&A

by Marcelo Alonso | source:

15 Questions for Royler Gracie          

Considered by many the best tactical and technical jiu-jitsu competitor in history, Royler Gracie recently relocated to San Diego.

The three-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion and three-time Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championships winner sat down with for an exclusive interview.

Sherdog: You had the opportunity to move to the US right after your brother, Royce, won the first UFC in 1993. Why did you decide to move there now?
Gracie: I’m probably the last of the Mohicans to leave Brazil. Actually, 10 years ago, I lived in L.A. I stayed one year there, but I didn’t like the lifestyle, so I decided to return to Rio de Janeiro. Last year, I decided to move to San Diego, which is more like Rio. I’m living in La Jola, which is an amazing place very close to the beach.

Sherdog: What was behind your decision?...


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7/1/09 8:47 AM by wayfarer

surfing and cycling all week, seminars on the weekend. thats the life.