Royce Gracie reveals why he dislikes Bravo: It's the drugs


Following his exciting rematch with Royler Gracie, Eddie Bravo was confronted by an upset and threatening Royce Gracie. As the story goes, Bravo was throwing up from the adrenaline dump and Gracie approached him and began to berate him. 

Bravo believes that Gracie was threatening to beat him up, but Royce clarified his side of the altercation to Submission Radio:

"I did what every man should do when he has an issue with a person, talk face to face. I don't approve what he represents, you see it's nothing to do with the match with Royler, it's nothing to do with what with his jiu jitsu. It's what he endorses, I don't approve it. It's disrespectful toward the art of what my father created. We teach kids, so I don't endorse alcohol and I don't endorse drugs."

"My issue with him is simple. I don't like because he endorses (drugs). It's nothing to do with (which) jiu jitsu he uses, gi (or) no gi, it's because of what he endorses. We teach kids. His message out there is 'it's ok for you to do drugs'."

"I don't care (if) you say it was prescription drugs, well get a pound of pot and walk into a police station. You gonna get arrested."

"Once the guy endorses pot and endorses drinking, to me that's wrong because I have kids too. I don't want my kids involved with pot and I don't want my kids drinking and I did what every man should do if you have a problem, talk face to face with the person. What did he do? (Eddie Bravo) went to the internet saying "Oh my god I saw Royce trying to kick my ass, ohhh he wants to beat me up, poor me'."

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INDK site profile image  

5/3/14 8:13 PM by INDK

Your legally able to have a pound in California, medical marijuana.

Hurtsogood site profile image  

5/1/14 3:24 PM by Hurtsogood

Well, I think you meant Washington State. Don't do that in D.C.

xonogenic site profile image  

5/1/14 1:52 PM by xonogenic

"I don't care (if) you say it was prescription drugs, well get a pound of pot and walk into a police station. You gonna get arrested."-Royce GracieUnless it's Washington D.C. or Colorado.

Rummpage site profile image  

5/1/14 1:34 PM by Rummpage

Eddie vs Royce - Metamoris 4???

SpliffFranklin site profile image  

5/1/14 12:43 AM by SpliffFranklin

Whoa, loosen up a little there, Nancy Reagan. I think you should smoke one up and then meditate. Let us know how it goes for you

SpliffFranklin site profile image  

5/1/14 12:26 AM by SpliffFranklin

It's not silly talk, he does only recommend it for a certain age - but, as you noted, most kids won't follow the recommendation

BurnMyEyes site profile image  

5/1/14 12:24 AM by BurnMyEyes

Royce is such an anti drug advocate but gets popped for steroids.Kids do not follow what you say,they follow what you do

hermanitor site profile image  

5/1/14 12:04 AM by hermanitor

Stupid uneducated people should not call others stupid.Firstly, one does not have to smoke marijuana to get high on marijuana. Bravo and Rogan rock vaporizers to my understanding these days, and the effects on lungs with those is negligible. They also take a lot of edibles. Zero negative effects on the lungs. I wouldn't say marijuana is either healthy, or unhealthy. It's rather neutral. I'd say regarding neurotoxicity,cardiovascular function, digestive function, yada's on par with chocolate regarding overall health. You don't like weed and people who are more educated than you regarding it. Much easier to call them 'dumb potheads'. We get it.

97B_96B site profile image  

4/30/14 11:17 PM by 97B_96B

No, it's not unhealthy? So smoking is healthy?Wait a minute. Are you an ignoramus?Smoking has no effect on your lungs?Hold on a sec. Are you a big dum dum?I try to avoid arguing about weed with potheads. They'll defend their habit to the end...I like Bravo and Rogan. I don't agree with them on the benefits of dope outweighing the costs. I am not alone.Please spare me the lecture about how great it is. Try meditation instead, it's a built-in discipline and it's free!

s13 site profile image  

4/30/14 10:42 PM by s13

Ok just so I understand Royce, its ok to use steroids in rematches vs sakuraba, but its not ok to smoke pot leisurely? Oh the double standard!