Roger Gracie has had his return to BJJ competition confirmed.
In an Instagram post by the IBJJF, the three-time absolute world champion was announced as part of the Pro League Heavyweight GP, a gi event held by the federation which will pay 40,000 dollars to the winner and 10,000 to the runner-up.
Two other stars are confirmed for the eight-man tourney scheduled for Aug. 26 in Vegas: André Galvão and Marcus Buchecha. The GP will be part of the Evexia Fit Fest, during the Masters World Championship.
Which of these three BJJ monsters do you think rates to take the gold?
Remember Roger Gracie’s latest gi fight, from 2015.