Originally Posted by pyRo
Aside from Matt Hughes, I think Gracie could still submit most people in his weight class. The guy is an animal.. Hughes practically snapped his arm off with that arm bar and he did not even make a face. I also think the ref stopped the fight a little too soon, although I did not see anything spectacular happening.
Gracie was laying on his belly getting punched repeatedly in the back of his head and in his face,he was not intelligently defending himself and the referee rightly stopped the fight before he was seriously injured. You are right when you describe him as an animal, I just watched that fight and I couldn't believe he didn't tap when Hughes had him in that armbar.