Helio Gracie vs Kato (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu vs Judo)

by on February 12, 2014

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September 29, 1951 Helio Gracie vs Kato (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu vs Judo) at Pacaembu Gymnasium. Early on, Kato had been able to throw Gracie hard. He also tried a choke which Gracie had trouble with before escaping. Though Kato had passed Gracie’s guard in order to implement the choke, afterwards, Gracie gained his guard back, sunk in a front choke, and won the match when Kato went unconscious after about eight minutes had gone by in round one.