Renzo Gracie preparing for 2nd UFC appearance

by hristian Stein and John Morgan | source: mmajunkie.com
 

The octagon may soon once again boast a Gracie.

Inactive since an April 2010 loss to Matt Hughes at UFC 112, Renzo Gracie (13-7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is preparing for a second fight in the UFC.

"I'm getting ready to fight again," Gracie told MMAjunkie.com  in his native Portuguese. "I have a six-fight contract with no predetermined time frame. I still have five fights to go, so I plan to jump back into it."

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CindyO site profile image  

6/16/12 4:18 AM by CindyO

 I'd still like to see Renzo rematch with Frank Shamrock:) Cindy

Mayweedz site profile image  

6/16/12 1:13 AM by Mayweedz

I really love what Renzo has done for the sport...but at his age and at today's style of fighting? Hopefully he will work his non-grappling cardio and maybe he can eat a steak or at least have a protein shake or something to be ready for his next fight.

quality site profile image  

6/16/12 12:59 AM by quality

I wish the UFC would do a "legends match" every couple of PPVs. A lot of people on the east coast won't mess with Renzo because tons of gyms are affiliated with him.

fiercedragon site profile image  

6/15/12 8:42 PM by fiercedragon

Lol@renzo winning a ROUND in the ufc...

GreatCornholio site profile image  

6/15/12 8:38 PM by GreatCornholio

Sakurai, Sakuraba or Sato

DiscipleDojo site profile image  

6/15/12 8:18 PM by DiscipleDojo

 Hardy trains with Roy, does he not? I dunno if that would be kosher were he to take a fight with the guy who gave Roy his BB.

Morgz site profile image  

6/15/12 1:51 PM by Morgz

 Kolor me Kookly, but I like this idea.  Sure Hardy has superior striking and crazy KO power...but would be interesting to see what happened if Renzo could get him to the floor.

raags site profile image  

6/15/12 5:02 AM by raags

carlos newton is a great idea!

Roy Batty site profile image  

6/15/12 1:29 AM by Roy Batty

Why not? It's not like they'd care about a guy who isn't under a long-time contract winning a legends fight. Win-win for the UFC, IMO.



 

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