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Chuck Norris recounts getting choked out by the Gracies during his trip to Brazil

What happens when America's most famous martial artist meets Brazil's most respected grappler? Somebody's going to sleep!

The white belt in political jiu-jitsu is back!

You know that whole Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) phenomenon? Chuck Norris created that. How do I know? Well, he happened to star in a movie titled The Octagon back in 1980, when Dana White and the Fertitta brothers were still wet behind the ears.

Oh, and one of the main "Octagon" characters is named "Duffy." Coincidence? I think not.

Norris was also partly responsible for bringing the famed Gracie family to the United States back in 1988, allowing the Brazilians to strut their stuff for his black belts under the United Fighting Arts Federation (UFAF). Aside from employing an awful acronym like yew-faff, it's worth a look.

See the grainy video footage here.

Now, to bring the story full circle, Team One Productions (via Bloody Elbow) sat down with Col. Braddock to hear, first hand, what happened when he got choked out during an introduction to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. I'm sure those few seconds of darkness were nothing compared to the 1,000 YEARS OF DARKNESS OBAMA HAS CONDEMNED US TO!

Chucky's words, not mine.

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