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February 4, 1980 |
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Residence||New York City, New York|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Fighting out of||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Team||Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy|
|Rank||4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Notable relatives||Rolles Gracie Jr., brother
Gregor Gracie, brother
Renzo Gracie, cousin
Rolls Gracie, father
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
In 2000, Gracie came second in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation's (IBJJF) Pan American Championships in the lightweight blue-belt division for adult males and third in the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the medium-weight blue-belt division.
In 2006 he came third in the black belt adult male-division of the Pan American BJJ championships, and in 2008 he came third in the black belt division for adult males in the 2008 No-Gi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
Igor Gracie was the absolute European No-Gi champion in the masters black belt division in 2013 and the medium weight division. Capturing double gold in the competition.
Mixed martial arts
Gracie has fought twice for the Ring of Combat promotion. His first fight was a unanimous decision loss to Tom Gallicchio on March 7, 2008, and his second fight was a win over Troy Maxwell by unanimous decision on November 21, 2008. His last fight was for the Bellator organization, losing a unanimous decision to Vagner Rocha at Bellator 11.
Gracie fought on December 12, 2009, in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. He fought at the Wreck MMA: Fight for the Troops show, where he defeated Chris "The Matador" Vorano by rear naked choke at 1:50 in the first round. Gracie earned another submission victory on February 12, 2011, at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva over John Salgado via arm triangle in the second round.
ONE Fighting Championship
On December 8, 2011 it was announced that Gracie had signed for Asian promotion ONE Fighting Championship. He was expected to make his debut at ONE Fighting Championship: Battle of Heroes in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 11, 2012.
He is the son of Rolls Gracie and was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is also the brother of Rolles Gracie Jr. and Gregor Gracie. He currently resides in New York City where he teaches jiu-jitsu at the Renzo Gracie Academy.
He has his own jiu-jitsu academy in New Rochelle, NY. www.igorgracie.com
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|9 matches||5 wins||4 losses|
|Loss||5-4||Richard Patishnock||TKO (doctor stoppage)||World Series of Fighting 2||March 23, 2013||1||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey||Gracie suffered a shoulder injury in the first round.|
|Loss||5-3||Jung Hwan Cha||TKO (punches and elbows)||ONE Fighting Championship: Pride of a Nation||August 31, 2012||3||1:03||Quezon City, Philippines|
|Win||5-2||Manuelo Morales||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Duelo de Titas||March 24, 2012||1||0:44||Cuiaba, Brazil|
|Win||4-2||Quinton McCottrell||Submission (guillotine choke)||CFFC 9: Beach Brawl||June 10, 2011||1||4:01||New Jersey, United States|
|Win||3-2||John Salgado||Technical Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva||February 12, 2011||2||3:04||East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States||Strikeforce debut|
|Win||2-2||Chris Vorano||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Wreck MMA: Fight for the Troops||December 12, 2009||1||1:50||Gatineau, Quebec, Canada|
|Loss||1-2||Vagner Rocha||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 11||June 12, 2009||3||5:00||Uncasville, Connecticut, United States|
|Win||1-1||Troy Maxwell||Decision (unanimous)||Ring of Combat 22||November 11, 2008||3||4:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Loss||0-1||Tom Gallicchio||Decision (unanimous)||Ring of Combat 18||March 7, 2008||3||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
- Gracie Adventures Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Camp URL accessed on September 14, 2010.
- "Resultado Pan 2000 (Orlando)". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2011-08-15.
- "Faixa Azul Juvenil Masculino". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2011-08-15.
- "NomeFaixaIdadePesoColocacaoAcademia". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2011-08-15.
- "2008 No-Gi Mundial results". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
- Gracie Seminars >> Igor Bio. URL accessed on October 15, 2009.
- Sherdog.com. "Fight Finder - Igor Gracie's Mixed Martial Arts Statistics". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 2009-04-14.