Mansor BJJ

Red Belt Grand Master Francisco Mansor sharing how he started Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with Grandmaster Helio Gracie.

Grand Master Francisco Mansor is one of the six men that was awarded a Black Belt from Grand Master Hélio Gracie without being a Gracie Family Member

This interview was shot in 2006 by Daniel Carettoni [YouTube]

It provides facts about how challenging and effective Helio Gracie’s method of Jiujitsu. I guess it’s his version of participating in a Gracie Challenge in those days.

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