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Relson Gracie, the second oldest son of Brazilian jiu jitsu pioneer Helio Gracie, was arrested on Friday night in Rio de Janeiro after police dogs were used to search a bus and detected drugs in the 66 year old’s bags. A report from the regional police website detailed the arrest (translated from Portuguese): An elderly man was spotted by the Federal Highway Police (PRF) carrying skunk and marijuana derivatives. The narcotic was in his suitcase,...

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Relson Gracie, 66, was arrested on Friday night in Pirai, Rio de Janeiro, by the Federal Highway Police after dogs found drugs in his bags on a bus trip between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Photo via Federal Highway Police Gracie allegedly had several forms of cannabis in his bag, the police revealed. Cops also found a flight ticket from Los Angeles to Sao Paulo, and suspect that Gracie brought the drugs with him...

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Bellator 238: “Budd vs. Cyborg” goes down this weekend (Sat., Jan. 25, 2020) at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The Featherweight title is on the line along with a nearly decade-long win streak for Julia Budd (13-2) as she faces one of the most feared strikers in women’s MMA, Cris Cyborg (21-2, 1 NC). The card was also expected to feature several fun matches featuring high-level Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioners, but they always warn, “card subject...

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Next week’s Bellator 238 will proceed without two of the promotion’s more interesting fighters. Two bouts were scratched from the card Friday because of undisclosed injuries to the fights’ respective A-sides: Dillon Danis vs. Kegan Gennrich, and Khonry Gracie vs. Hector Saldana. MMA Junkie confirmed an initial report by The Orange County Register through a source with knowledge of the situation. Danis (2-0 MMA, 2-0 BMMA), the controversial associate of Conor McGregor and jiu-jitsu standout,...

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Bellator 238 has lost some star power. MMA Fighting confirmed with officials that Dillon Danis and Khonry Gracie have been forced to withdraw from Bellator 238 due to injury, following an initial report by the Orange County Register. The event is scheduled to take place at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., on Jan. 25. There is no plan to book replacements for Danis and Gracie and their respective opponents, Kegan Gennrich and Hector Saldana, will...

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HONOLULU – For the second straight year, Bellator has touched down in Hawaii for a doubleheader weekend of events. And once again, the promotion is front-ending the cards with a show exclusively for U.S. military troops stationed in Honolulu. “Bellator and USO Present: Salute the Troops 2019” (Bellator 235) takes place Friday at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The main card airs on Paramount and streams on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie. Bellator 236...