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Training Royce Gracie for UFC 1

In 1993, Rorion Gracie saw his efforts to spread the word on jiujitsu in America culminate with the launch of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. 

Although Rickson was a little disappointed with being left as the family's backup in case Royce—a 26-year-old with zero important jiujitsu titles—lost, he agreed to coach his brother.

In a recent interview, Rickson gave us a little glimpse into the training. 

Training Royce Gracie for UFC 1

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