Fans of submission grappling are going to be ecstatic when they learn the news that 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo and one of the most successful men it the top jiu jitsu family, Royler Gracie. The two men first met in the 2003 Abu Dhabi Submission Wrestling World Championship, and the rematch will be taking place at Metamoris III later this year. It’s been a long time coming.
Metamoris promoter Ralek Gracie announced during intermission tonight’s Metamoris II event that Bravo and his uncle would be headlining promotion in the epic rematch that many have tried to schedule for years. Every instance before now, the fight has fallen apart during negotiations, but now it looks like we will all get the rematch that we have wanted for a decade.
At the time of his win over Gracie, Bravo was a brown belt under Jean Jacque Machado. Many called Bravo’s win a fluke, but he still managed to go on to create his highly successful marijuana influenced jiu jitsu brand named 10th Planet.
This is going to be very exciting for fans of grappling. It is a rematch that we have all been desperately waiting for, and it has finally come. This match will catch a ton of attention.
It is going to be exciting to see these legends go back at it, so you will want to stay tuned to FanSided.com as we keep you up to date with the latest news and development surrounding the event. This is a match that jiu jitsu fans will not want to miss.
If you missed the first match up between the two, it is must-see. Be sure to check out the video below and share your predictions on who will win the rematch by sounding off in the comments section.