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UFC Unfiltered Episode: Rickson Gracie, Renzo Gracie, and Amanda Nunes

September 07, 2017

Two members of the legendary Gracie family join the show as Renzo Gracie sits in with Jim and Matt and Rickson Gracie calls in to discuss The Rickson Gracie Cup, receiving his red belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, his fights against Zulu and Yoji Anjo, why Royce Gracie joined the UFC instead of him, competing in the Vale Tudo Open in Japan, BJJ as a social tool, not a fighting tool, and so much more. Plus, UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes calls in to talk about her UFC 215 fight against Valentina Shevchenko, why she had to withdraw from their first scheduled rematch at UFC 213, and how she's handling her health issues going forward.
Full Episode
Renzo on which Gracie is the best Jiu-Jitsu practitioner
Rickson on why Royce Gracie, not him, competed at UFC 1
Rickson on keeping his mind open like a parachute and learning from Eddie Bravo
Rickson on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu making better people
Renzo on the fight that stands out most from his career
Amanda on why she withdrew from UFC 213
Amanda on Valentina Shevchenko as an opponent