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    Carlson Gracie Sr. Passes Away at 72

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    February 02, 2006
    Another Martial Arts Tragedy - Carlson Gracie Sr. Passes Away at 72
    Carlson Gracie Sr. passed away in Chicago after suffering from complications of kidney stones and diabetes. His body will be sent back to Brazil for burial.

    Carlson was born in 1935 in Rio de Janeiro. He went on to become a superstar in the world of Vale Tudo. He is responsible for training many of the mixed martial arts stars we know today, including Vitor Belfort and Mario Sperry.

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    Peace.
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    That is a big loss to the martial arts world.

    Carlson was a fighting legend.
    I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.
    (Phillipians 4:13)


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    "To hear is to doubt. To see is to be deceived. But to feel is to believe." -- SGM Ed Parker

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