Rickson Gracie, legendary Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) fighter has been promoted to red belt by his brothers and other high-ranking members of the jiu-jitsu community.

The surprise promotion was held while Rickson was giving a seminar in Las Vegas.

Rickson’s older brother Rorion was the one to orchestrate the promotion, accompanied by younger brother Royler Gracie, leader of Gracie Humaita International.

Gracie Humaita Australia would like to congratulate now Grand Master Rickson Gracie for this awesome achievement.