Kron Gracie transitioning to MMA


Anytime a world class grappler transitions to MMA there is always the question of whether or not they can apply their style to a fight and deal with getting hit. The Gracie Family has a long history of it's jiu-jitsu fighters transitioning to MMA, but none more impressive than Kron Gracie. Kron is by far the most credentialed and medaled Gracie and it will be exciting to see if he can make the transition to MMA:

I'm not competing the expo because my opponent @rodolfovieirajj got hurt ... So now I'm taking a break from Jiujitsu tournaments and focus all my energy on MMA! I've been waiting my whole life for this transition ... And I can't wait to test myself on the highest level!! Special thanks to @natediaz209 @nickdiaz209 @jakeshields @gilbertmelendez @ricksongraciejj @jeanjacquesmachado

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El_Varaco site profile image  

10/25/13 1:00 AM by El_Varaco

I look forward to this

Stone Free site profile image  

10/25/13 12:41 AM by Stone Free

I can't wait for his debut.

showtime SNAPPED my toothpick site profile image  

10/24/13 9:54 PM by showtime SNAPPED my toothpick

He is to Eddie bravo

JSho site profile image  

10/24/13 9:17 PM by JSho

agreed, restricting ourselves to major tournament wins (adn at black belt), Kron is way behind:Clark: 1 x PansIgor: 1 x Pans NoGiKayron: 2 x Pans, 1 x Pans NoGiKron: 1 x ADCC, 1 x EurosKyra: 4 x Mundials 2 x ADCCRenzo: 2 x ADCCRolles: 1 x Pans, 1 x Pans NoGiRodrigo: 1 x ADCCRoger: 10 x Mundials, 3 x ADCC, 1 x Pans, 2 x EurosRoyler: 4 x Mundials, 3 x ADCC, 2 x PansRyan: 1 x Brasileiro, 1 X Pans

mose site profile image  

10/24/13 8:28 PM by mose

'first fight' and 'Aoki' just don't go together.

mynameisjonas site profile image  

10/24/13 10:25 AM by mynameisjonas

He fought under 170 for same day weigh ins at ADCC. 155 shouldn't be a problem.

BandakaKush site profile image  

10/24/13 10:22 AM by BandakaKush

He should drop to 155. Rematch Aoki under MMA rules would be a good first fight.

Kneeblock site profile image  

10/24/13 7:56 AM by Kneeblock

Where's JSho? With all his wins at Brown, Kron may actually have the highest medal count, just not all golds. I think he is the most prolific competitor in the Gracie family since Royler. Roger only did the Worlds and ADCC for awhile.

MMA Lives Here site profile image  

10/24/13 7:10 AM by MMA Lives Here

Damn that sub. I don't even get how he ended up in mount o_O

DanTheWolfman site profile image  

10/24/13 6:41 AM by DanTheWolfman

Met Rickson for the first time that night, and had a beer with couple cool cats from The Unit.