In 2000, Gracie came second in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation's (IBJJF) Pan American Championships in the lightweight blue-belt division for adult males and third in the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the medium-weight blue-belt division.
In 2006 he came third in the black belt adult male-division of the Pan American BJJ championships, and in 2008 he came third in the black belt division for adult males in the 2008 No-Gi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
Gracie has fought twice for the Ring of Combat promotion. His first fight was a unanimous decision loss to Tom Gallicchio on March 7, 2008, and his second fight was a win over Troy Maxwell by unanimous decision on November 21, 2008. His last fight was for the Bellator organization, losing a unanimous decision to Vagner Rocha at Bellator 11
Gracie last fought December 12, 2009 in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. He fought at the Wreck MMA - Fight for the Troops show. He fought Chris “The Matador” Vorano, defeating him by mata leão at only 1:50 in the very first round.
He is the son of Rolls Gracie and was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is also the brother of Rolles Gracie Jr. and Gregor Gracie. He currently resides in Stamford, Connecticut where he teaches jiu-jitsu with brother Gregor.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|9||2 wins||2 losses|
|2-2||Win||Chris Vorano||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||Wreck MMA - Fight for the Troops||December 12, 2009||1||1:50||Gatineau, Quebec, Canada|
|1-2||Loss||Vagner Rocha||Decision (Unanimous)||Bellator 11||June 12, 2009||3||5:00||Uncasville, Connecticut|
|1-1||Win||Troy Maxwell||Decision (Unanimous)||Ring of Combat 22||November 11, 2008||3||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|0-1||Loss||Tom Gallicchio||Decision (Unanimous)||Ring of Combat 18||March 7, 2008||3||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey|
- ↑ http://www.ibjjf.org/results/2000panamericano.htm
- ↑ http://www.ibjjf.org/results/2000mundial.htm
- ↑ http://www.ibjjf.org/results/2006pan.htm
- ↑ 2008 No-Gi Mundial results. Ibjjf.org. Retrieved on 2009-04-14.
- ↑ Gracie Seminars >> Igor Bio. URL accessed on October 15, 2009.
- ↑ Sherdog.com. Fight Finder - Igor Gracie's Mixed Martial Arts Statistics. Sherdog.com. Retrieved on 2009-04-14.
- ↑ Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Stamford Academy >> Instructors. URL accessed on October 15, 2009.