Roger Gracie Signs With Strikeforce, Aug 15 Debut



The 2005 ADCC World Champion Roger Gracie is expected to return to fighting on August 15th at Strikeforce “Carano vs Cyborg” to a yet to be named opponent, according to GracieMag.

Gracie (2-0) last fought over a year ago at Sengoku 2, defeating Yuki Kondo via first round rear naked choke.

For the latest on Strikeforce “Carano vs. Cyborg”, check out our MMA Rumors section.

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  1. tom

    June 29, 2009 at 4:43 am

    Paul Buentello vs. Gilbert Yvel set for "Affliction: Trilogy," Brett Cooper scratched from card

    good match i think Paul will win

  2. tom

    June 29, 2009 at 4:43 am

    who is the MAin event for 103???

  3. other derek

    June 29, 2009 at 5:18 am

    tom prob liddell vs franklin

  4. Businessman

    June 30, 2009 at 1:50 am

    Roger is a submission EXPERT. I hoped that he had signed with the UFC because the UFC Heavyweight Division is basically wrestlers and stand-up guys. Minitauro and Mir are the only submission guys there. This guy has a way to go, being that he has only 2 MMA fights but once he improves his standup, he is gonna be a force.

  5. Mike

    June 30, 2009 at 2:32 am

    you think the heavyweight is bad… what about the LHW?! ALL stand up with wrestling/Judo.

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