|November 13, 2006|
Los Angeles, California
For Immediate Release
KRON GRACIE TO DEBUT AT 'X-MISSION'
The Gracie name simply put is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and Kron Gracie is the next in line to represent the revered first family of BJJ. The newly crowned BJJ World Cup & Mundial Champion (submitting all 7 of 7 opponents) is set to make his Professional Submission League (PSL) debut at 'X-Mission'.
Kron, the youngest son of BJJ legend Rickson Gracie, is set to face Bill 'The Grill' Cooper a BJJ brown belt from Paragon BJJ in Santa Barbara, Ca. 'The Grill' is coming off a big win at the 2006 Grappler's Quest US Trials and has been looking forward to this match since a controversial decision at the 2005 Copa Pacifica where Gracie was declared the victor. The slate will be wiped clean Friday, November 17, 2006 as both men fight for submission dominance at 'X-Mission'… 'Where the mission is submission'.
Please join us and the PSL crew, Special musical guest Cris 'The Mouse' Shiflett of the Foo Fighters, 'The Voice of MMA' Bruce Buffer, referee 'Big' John McCarthy along with expert commentator Josh 'The Baby Faced Assassin' Barnett at the Culver City Veterans Memorial for the Professional Submission League's, 'X-Mission'. Doors open at 6pm and matches begin at 7:30pm.
Doors open at 6pm and matches begin at 7:30pm.
THE FINAL CARD
RANDY "The Natural" COUTURE
UFC Hall of Fame
UFC Heavy weight Champion
UFC Light Heavyweight Champion
US Open Greco Roman Champion (4X)
aka: Captain America. Couture a former four time US Open Greco- Roman Champion (who was voted Outstanding Wrestler two of those times) is the co-founder of Team Quest in Portland Current UFC Broadcaster / Analysis can be heard tomorrow night for two world title fights in the UFC - Silvia vs Monson, Hughes vs St. Pierre - Arco Center in Sacramento.
Just wrapped shooting Spike TV's Joes Vs. Pros where he was one of the Pros in the season premiere filming the season premiere along with his fellow Pros Michael Irvin (five time NFL Pro Bowler & three time Super Bowl Champion), Glen Rice (three time NBA All Star) and Jose Canseco (six time MLB All Star).
RONALDO "JACARE" SOUZA
BJJ Absolute Mundial Champion (2X)
ADCC World Champion (2X)
'Jacare', the alligator, from Manaus (capitol of the Amazon State, Brazil), is a two-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Absolute Mundial and ADCC World Submission Champion. 'Jacare' is considered by many to be one of the top submission artist in the world with his blend of athleticism, technique and lighting fast submissions. He is well known for his epic battles with Roger Gracie in the Absolute Mundial finals where even a broken arm could not deter him from victory.
Caesar Gracie BJJ
World Shooto Champion
ROTR Grand Prix Champion
BJJ Mundial Champion (2X)
ADCC World Champion (2X)
ADCC Most Technical
2x USSR National Freestyle Champion
VINICIUS PEZAÓ MAGAHLAES
BJJ Pan American Champion
LA SUB X winner (over Robert Drysdale)
ALBERTO CRANE VS RANI YAHYA
BILL COOPER VS KRON GRACIE
RAFAEL LOVATO JR VS ROBERT CAMARGO
JEFF GLOVER VS SHANE RICE
ANDY WANG VS ALLEN ZBOROVSKY
For more info on the card, tickets, the LIVE PPV Webcast or the FREE LIVE Audiocast please go to www.prosubleague.com