Person in the famous Gracie family members, he compiled a 5-2 record in MMA before dying during jail. He started fighting at a age group, and would teach along with his brothers. He kept a fourth level dark belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, which he trained. His brothers, Ralph and Renzo Gracie, had been also great fighters, and his grandfather, Carlos Gracie was among the founders of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. His 1st career loss found Kazushi Sakuraba, who defeated him by unanimous decision on Dec 9, 2000.