Not sure if you've seen this promoted online or not, but Roger Gracie is set to fight a yet-to-be-determined opponent at Sengoku 5 on Sept. 28. The buzz online is that it could be UFC veteran Don Frye. In addition, Xande Ribeiro is set to make his MMA debut on the card. Both are multiple-time world champs at both Gi and No-Gi. Here's the rundown, courtesy of Gracie Magazine.
This is definitely one to watch!
Roger at Sengoku 5
Besides the announcements of Xande Ribeiro and Evangelista Cyborg being present at Sengoku 5, the Japanese organization confirmed Roger Gracie on the card for the September 28 event, in Saitama. This will be the black belt’s third appearance in MMA. So far he has had two wins in two fights, the last being at his Sengoku debut, when he submitted experienced Yuki Kondo.
We'll continue to keep you updated as more information becomes available.
Here are Roger Gracie's first two MMA fights:
Roger Gracie has excellent fundamentals, and those translate well into any arena, whether it's sport or mixed martial arts.
See you all on the mat -- this Thursday!