|Born||October 4, 1985|
Torrance, California, United States
|Nationality||American & Brazilian|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 14 st)|
Light heavyweight (2017−present)
|Fighting out of||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Team||Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy|
|Rank||1st degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Years active||2007−2010, 2017−present (MMA)|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Notable relatives||Gracie family|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
last updated on: September 11, 2009
Ralek Gracie[needs Portuguese IPA] (born October 4, 1985) is an American Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner and mixed martial artist. As the son of Rorion Gracie, he is a member of the Gracie family, and the nephew of Legends of MMA Hall of Famer Rickson Gracie and UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie. He was awarded his black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu by his grandfather Hélio Gracie. He is also the founder of Metamoris, a submission-only grappling promotion..
Ralek grew up watching his father teach private Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes in his family's garage in Southern California.
Ralek made his MMA debut at the age of 21 at K-1 Hero's - Middleweight Tournament Opening Round on July 16, 2007 against Katsuyori Shibata whom he defeated by armbar-submission after 3:05 of the first round.
Ralek's next fight was at the 2008 Dream 4 Middleweight Grand Prix Quarterfinals, where he faced Alavutdin Gadzhiyev after Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipović had to pull out of the originally scheduled match with Ralek due to injury. Ralek defeated Gadzhiyev by armbar after 3:02 of round 1.
In May 2010 Ralek released the track "G in a Gi" along with a self produced music video.
Ralek has a son named Rylan.
Ralek has nine brothers and sisters, Renon, Roran, Reylan, Rener, Rose, Riane, Segina, Ricon, and Ryron.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|4 matches||3 wins||1 loss|
|Loss||3-1||Hisaki Kato||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 170||January 21, 2017||3||5:00||Inglewood, California, United States|
|Win||3-0||Kazushi Sakuraba||Decision (unanimous)||Dream 14||May 29, 2010||3||5:00||Yokohama, Japan|
|Win||2-0||Alavutdin Gadzhiyev||Submission (armbar)||Dream 4: Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 Second Round||June 15, 2008||1||3:02||Yokohama, Japan|
|Win||1-0||Katsuyori Shibata||Submission (armbar)||Hero's 9||July 16, 2007||1||3:05||Yokohama, Japan|
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