SHOCKWAVE 2004 INTERVIEW
12/31/2004
Ryan Gracie

Pride Fighting Championships: Still 30?
Ryan Gracie: Yes.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?
Gracie: 94 kg.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?Who will be in your corner, Ryan?
Gracie: My brother Renzo and Daniel and Kyra.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?Where did you train for this fight?
Gracie: In Sao Paulo at my academy.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?What did you work on? Obviously you are jujitsu but have you been working on boxing?
Gracie: No. Only jujitsu.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?Yuji Anjo and Rickson. Anjo went to California and challenge Rickson at his academy, right?
Gracie: Yes.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?He wants to redeem himself. Are you going to do the same thing that Rickson did to him behind closed doors?
Gracie: Sure.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?How do you feel going into the fight?
Gracie: I feel great.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?Happy to be back in Japan?
Gracie: I love it.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?How did you feel coming out of the last fight with Minowa. A lot of people thought that the last round was a little tough for you. Did you feel okay about that fight?
Gracie: No, I don't feel okay because I only had 2 weeks for training. They called me and said we need your help, please come. I had a lot of parties and only trained for 2 weeks.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?What's the game plan for Anjo?
Gracie: I will try to finish him in 2 or 3 minutes.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?Do you want to submit him or knock him out?
Gracie: Knock him out... and submit him.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?So, what else has been going on in Ryan Gracie's world?
Gracie: Nothing. Just my son, Rayron.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?How old is he?
Gracie: 3
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?Is he going to be a fighter?
Gracie: Sure.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?What are your plans for next year?
Gracie: Train hard. I want the belt next year.
Pride: What's your weight for this fight?There are a lot of people that want that belt. It's going to be good. Do you still want to fight Yoshida?
Gracie: Sakuraba first.