Carlos Machado vs. Eduardo Mano – 1997 Rickson Gracie Open

imageJust this morning, as I rubbed the remnants of dreams of omoplata’s from my eyes, I stumbled across what can only be described as a treasure trove of historical footage from as far back as 20 years ago!  Anyone interested in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu history, or simply martial history, will want to be checking my blog on a daily basis as I feature some of NJBJJ’s posted videos.

And sticking with the Machado theme this fine morning, here is some rare footage of the eldest Machado, Carlos, competing at the 1997 Rickson Gracie Tournament (the precursor to what would become the Rickson Cup I believe):