Kron Gracie

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Kron Gracie
Born(1988-07-11) July 11, 1988 (age 26)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
NationalityBrazilian
StyleGracie Jiu-Jitsu
Teacher(s)Rickson Gracie
Rank

     1st degree black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

     Black belt in Judo[citation needed]
Websitewww.krongraciejiujitsu.com
 
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Kron Gracie
Born(1988-07-11) July 11, 1988 (age 26)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
NationalityBrazilian
StyleGracie Jiu-Jitsu
Teacher(s)Rickson Gracie
Rank

     1st degree black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

     Black belt in Judo[citation needed]
Websitewww.krongraciejiujitsu.com

Kron Gracie (born 1988) is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and a member of the Gracie family. He is the youngest son of Rickson Gracie and grandson of Helio Gracie.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Kron Gracie was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master Rickson Gracie. He began his training under his father as a child. In 2008, at the age of 19, he received his black belt from his father.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Kron is the youngest of four children to Rickson Gracie and grandson of the late Helio Gracie. He has two older sisters Kauan and Kaulin. In 2000, Kron’s older brother Rockson died of overdose in New York City.[4]

When not competing he teaches jiu-jitsu at his school in Culver City, California[5] and helps run his father's association.[6]

On Feb. 24th 2014 Kron revealed on the Joe Rogan podcast #460 that he is pursuing an MMA career. The 25-year-old grappler has signed with the Chinese-based promotion Real Fight Championship. His first fight will be on December 23, 2014, in the Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan. His opponent will be a south Korean fighter Hyun Soo Kim.

Instructor lineage[edit]

Mitsuyo "Count Koma" MaedaCarlos GracieHelio GracieRickson Gracie → Kron Gracie

Grappling credentials[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KRON GRACIE". Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ Hresko, Michael (November 10, 2013). "Kron Gracie on Jiu-Jitsu, Skateboarding, Older Brothers, and Famous Fathers". FIGHTLAND blog. Retrieved April 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ [dead link]"Kron Gracie". moskova. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  4. ^ [dead link]"Anunciada em Nova York a causa da morte do lutador de jiu-ji­tsu Rockson Gracie. O laudo da necropsia revelou que o brasileiro de 19 anos morreu de overdose de drogas e medicamentos." (in Portuguese). ÉPOCA. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  5. ^ "About KGJJ". Kron Gracie Jiu Jitsu. Retrieved June 20, 2014. 
  6. ^ "USA REPS". Rickson Gracie International Jiu-Jitsu Association. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 

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