Royce Gracie wants to fight at UFC Brazil in August

by Carlos Eduardo Oz√≥rio | source:

Royce Gracie was one of Dana White’s guests at the event promoting the UFC’s arrival in Brazil come August 27, in Rio de Janeiro.

It didn’t take long for the promotion’s first champion to field the question, “Will you be fighting at UFC Rio?”

With a smile, the veteran replied:

"I'm still thinking (on fighting in Rio). But I'm always training. This return of UFC to Brazil touched me, made me feel the wish of coming back to the Octagon. Everything has being negotiated with Dana White. Let's wait and see."

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bhealthy site profile image  

12/20/10 11:39 AM by bhealthy

Toney has been hittin the dank an trainin high-gwuardt in his longjohns, hoyss would be in trouble

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12/20/10 9:38 AM by EasyTapper

Don't underestimate what Dana will do when money is involved.I think my order of interest:TysonToneyKimboK. ShamrockKimo (just curious how this would go now that Kimo is a BB)I really wonder if Dana/Zuffa would do any of the first three since they would be such a freak show and I know they're anti-freak show.

Attila site profile image  

12/20/10 12:58 AM by Attila

Royce vs. Ken would be fun, but Dana would never do it.

SeditiousViciousness site profile image  

12/20/10 12:54 AM by SeditiousViciousness

Royce vs. GSP.

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12/20/10 12:43 AM by ruger007

Say what!?!?!

Ragusauce site profile image  

12/20/10 12:26 AM by Ragusauce

the Brett Favre of MMA

Dougie site profile image  

12/19/10 11:20 PM by Dougie

No thank you. Let Royce stay retired from the Octagon.

Devlin site profile image  

12/19/10 8:21 PM by Devlin

:0, this clearly has to happen. i would love to see royce "art jimmerson" him

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12/19/10 7:39 PM by Combat Sport Fan

royce shamrock

Jons Forsberg site profile image  

12/19/10 7:38 PM by Jons Forsberg

Ruas must weight 250lbs right now, Royce is a small MW, even if they set up a catchweight at 200lbs it would be a lot of weight for one to lose and for the other to gain.