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Charles Gracie

Background

Charles started training in Jiu-Jitsu at age 5. He was instructed by his uncles Rolls, Carlos Jr. and Reylson Gracie. He received his blackbelt at 20. In 1986 he relocated to Salvador Bahia to promote and teach the Gracie style of Jiu-Jitsu. He established the Bahia Jiu-Jitsu Federation in 1993, of which he is currently president. Since 1986 he has trained 5 students who have attained their blackbelts and have gone on to establish their own academies. Charles was promoted to 5th degree blackbelt in May 1999.

Charles won the first "Extremo Combate" (Extreme Combat) vale tudo contest in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil on July 7, 1997. In front of an audience of 6000 people, he defeated a kickboxer weighing 220 lbs in the finals, by knockout in 2:30 (m:s).

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