Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 9/8/12
Legendary MMA trainer and fighter Renzo Gracie beat up two would-be muggers who had the audacity to try and mug him on a Manhattan street. The best part is Gracie did a play-by-play live tweet of the beatdown on his Twitter account. Gracie, who has trained top UFC stars including Georges St. Pierre and Frankie Edgar, was approached by the two lowlifes on a westside Manhattan street — not far from his gym Thursday night. They asked Gracie if he had a cigarette, and when he said no, one of them pounced on him."He grabbed me by the arm and reached into my front pocket where my wallet was," said the deceivingly small looking Gracie. "The other man came from the other side, but it didn't last much longer. As the first one arrived, I hit him with a left and a right and he fell. When he fell, the other one took off running." Gracie, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu master, said he had "a good talk" with the first man and "hit him a couple more times" while he was on the ground. After the beatd...
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