Life hasn’t exactly been great for Ryan Gracie recently, and it just got a whole lot worse.
According to GracieMag.com Ryan Gracie, 33, was found dead at around 7:00 AM yesterday morning, after a guard discovered the Brazilian collapsed in a corner in his Sao Paulo jail cell. According to reports, Gracie was arrested earlier that morning around 1:30 for stealing a car and attempting to steal a motorcycle in an effort to flee from police. After being taken into custody Gracie ‘s blood tested positive for a variety of illicit drugs, however it is not yet known what the exact cause of death was.
The grandson of Carlos Gracie, Ryan Gracie had always been dubbed the “Bad Boy” of the Gracie family, and had a half decent MMA career behind him before his untimely death. Amassing a 5-2 record while competing in Pride FC, Gracie showed promise as a fighter but had not fought professionally since December 31 of 2004.