Roggan Gracie, son of Rilion, makes successful MMA debut

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Purple belt Roggan Gracie fought in his first MMA fight in with his father, Rilion, tuned in the corner. (Publicity photo)

Another grandson of Grand Master Carlos Gracie, the first practitioner of family, made his debut in the ring.

Son of Rilion Gracie, Roggan had his first MMA fight last Saturday in Lombardy, Italy at Milano in the Cage 3, one of the most well known events in that country. The Gracie fought in the lightweight division and defeated homeland fighter Marco Castorina by unanimous decision.

The full results of the card are as follows, according to

Milano in the Cage 3 
Milan, Lombardy, Italy 
May 4, 2013

Filip Kotarlic def. Alex Celotto won by TKO (retirement)
Roberto Rigamonti def. Sebastien Grandin by TKO
Massimo Capussela def. Ouadia Tergui by unanimous decision
Marvin Ademaj def. Nicolai Dudic  by unanimous decision
Alessandro Botti def. Loenardo D’auria by TKO
Alen Amedowsky def. Roberto Fantasia by TKO
Valerio Saronni def. Anderson da Silva by disqualification
Luca Vitali def. Raffaele Spallitta by submission
Roggan Gracie def. Marco Castorina by unanimous decision
Stefano Paterno def. Simone Iuliano by submission
Eugenio Borsci def. Adrian Sebanowsky by unanimous decision
Marco Sigismondi and Pawel Szymanski fought to a draw
Elia Madau def. Mattia Sili by submission

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