It’s been too long since you last watched Royce Gracie vs. Kimo Leopoldo

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Everybody knows why you started doing BJJ even before you say it.

Back during the times of the gray Octagon and not very much in the way of rules, Royce Gracie made ​​his entrance with the traditional “Gracie train” to face the gigantic Kimo Leopoldo. That was September 9, 1994, when a crowd gathered in Charlotte to witness UFC 3, subtitled “The American Dream.” Long before the UFC used up all the good names and started just numbering its events.

The skinny Gracie, looking like he had to borrow someone else’s gi last-minute, was undeterred and entered the arena using his then-unknown jiu-jitsu fighting style. The outcome of the fight? If you do not remember, check out the video below!

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