Rickson Gracie’s Budo Challenge is the first martial arts competition to search for, expose and reward the true warrior. It brings together elite martial art fighters that possess the balance of three dimensions: mind body and spirit. Rickson Gracie has chosen the greatest grapplers from across the globe, a hand picked collection of world champions in multiple disciplines: Jiu-jitsu, Shooto, Judo and MMA. With rules designed to focus on submission and fast-paced action, these warriors confront each other in unparalleled challenges of skill, heart, technique and shear will power to find out who will stand victorious in the Budo Challenge. Ultimately, it is a chance for the world to witness and understand what it takes to become a true warrior.
RICKSON GRACIE INTERVIEW – FIGHTER INTERVIEWS – SUBMISSION ATTEMPT INDICATORS – DETAILED FIGHT COMMENTARY
Rafael Lovato Jr.
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza Dos Santos
Alexandre "Xande" Ribeiro
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: RICARDO CHAGOURY, PRODUCER: MIKE BURKENBINE, EVENT DIRECTOR: KID PELIGRO, EVENT PROMOTER: MARCO ZINGANO, COMMENTARY BY: SHANE RICE AND SHAWN WILLIAMS, MUSIC COMPOSER: ERIC SILVER.
All music for the Budo Challenge was written and recorded by award winning songwriter and Rickson Gracie student, Eric Silver.