Thanks to our good friends at DSTRYR/SG (in my opinion, the best grappling blog on the web), we came across this amazing piece of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu history.
In the 80’s, Chuck Norris was the man(or I think he was. I don’t know. I wasn’t born yet.). Apparently, in his quest to be the biggest bad ass in the World, he traveled to Brazil and did some training with the Gracie family, learning their system of BJJ. He was so impressed with what he learned that he brought all the Gracie boys (and Carlos Machado) to Las Vegas for a seminar. And the rest is history….