World Victory Road made the official announcement today that Roger Gracie, who was long rumoured to be part of their second now, will face veteran Yuki Kondo on May 18th.
Gracie who is a stand out in the BJJ world has only fought once in MMA and that came in December of 2006. Gracie won that fight over Ron Waterman via first round submission.
Kondo is a has been around the block and back in his MMA career with over 70 pro fights under his belt.
The card as it stands right now is:
Josh Barnett vs. Jeff Monson
Roger Gracie vs. Yuki Kondo
Jorge Santiago vs. Yuki Sasaki
Kwang Hee Lee vs. Eiji Mitsuoka
Satoru Kitaoka vs. Ian Schaffa
Yoshihiro Nakao vs. Jim York
Dan Hornbuckle vs. Mike Pyle
Ryo Kawamura vs. Kevin Randleman