The man who introduced Jiu-Jitsu to the masses in the USA has just received another honor.
Royce Gracie made the Top 50 list of greatest athletes of all times just released by the renowned Sports Illustrated magazine.
The UFC Hall of Famer broke the news to the world on his Twitter account.
He wrote: “Honored to make sports illustrated top 50 athletes of all time list.”
Blogger Kid Peligro got in touch with Royce for further reaction: “I am honored to make Sports Illustrated top 50 athletes of all time list. I don’t get excited about many things but this is something that humbles me”
Congratulations to Royce Gracie!