Kron Gracie is an American-Brazilian MMA fighter and belongs to the renowned Gracie family who
are a prominent name in the MMA circuit. Apart from being a featherweight fighter at UFC, he is
also a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo. He happens to be the grandson of Helio Gracie and
the youngest son of Rickson Gracie. When not competing in matches, Gracie teaches Jiu-Jitsu at his
school in California and helps his father run his association.
Born and brought up in Rio de Janeiro, Kron Gracie began his training at a very early age under his
father Rickson Gracie and received his black belt at the age of 19 only.
Career at Rizin FF
Gracie made his MMA debut in December, 2014 against another debutante Hyung Soo-Kim at Real
Fighting Championship. He won the match 65 seconds into the bout via arm bar submission.
After this he went to Rizin FF in 2015, where he faced Asen Yamamoto, Hideo Tokoro and MMA
veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri. The last one was at the Rizin FF Grand Prix: Final Round. He won all three
of them and took his MMA tally to 4-0.
Career at UFC
Kron Gracie was signed by UFC in November, 2018. He is scheduled to make his UFC debut on
February 17, 2019 against Alex Caceres at UFC on ESPN 1.