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Royce Gracie vs. Art Jimmerson

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Royce Gracie defeats Art Jimmerson via Submission at 2:18 of Round 1

Mmaweekly large Royce Gracie
Art "One Glove" Jimmerson

Gracie
Submission
Round 1

0-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   0-0-0
Climbed to 1-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 0-1
Br Brazil   Nationality   Us United States
Torrance, California   Fighting out of   St. Louis, Missouri, USA
26 years, 11 months   Age at Fight   30 years, 3 months, 1 day
180.0 lbs (81.6 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   196.0 lbs (88.9 kgs)
6'0" (183cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
Gracie Humaita   Gym  
UFC 1
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 1: The Beginning
  • Date: Friday 11.12.1993
  • Referee: Joao Alberto Barreto
  • Venue: McNichols Sports Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 3 of 8)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight:
  • TV Commentary: Bill Wallace, Jim Brown, Kathy Long
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Brian Kilmeade
  • Gracie Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Jimmerson Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Tournament: UFC 1
  • Tournament Round: Quarter-Finals
  • Event Links:

Gracie vs. Jimmerson Wiki Update Wiki

It would be jiu jitsu vs. boxing when Royce Gracie squared off against Art Jimmerson.

The fighters started off slow circling each other and before Jimmerson could even throw a strike he was taken to the mat with a double leg takedown with Gracie landing in side control. Gracie immediately transitioned to the mount position and Jimmerson would tap shortly after even though Gracie had yet to put him in a submission.

Last updated 11.30.2012, 12:42 PM ET
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