Rigan Machado, Brazillian Jiu Jitsu Master


Tap on image to see Rigan Machado making suShe with Jenny SuShe.


Rigan Machado is a well-known Jiu-Jitsu Legend belonging to Brazil. He posseses several black and red belts. Carlos Gracie Junior, one of the founders of Jiu-Jitsu awarded the very first black belt to Rigan Machado. During his stay in the USA, he launched a training center that provided training to world-class fighters and celebrities. Rico Rodriguez also trained in this training center and emerged as a high-profile fighter. Dan Inosanto ,Chuck Norris, Charlie Hunnam, Mario Lopez among many other celebrities and pro athletes have also been coached by Rigan. Rigan Machado is also famous for writing some popular books. The Encyclopedia of BJJ is one of the best books on Jiu-Jitsu by Rigan


Machado's family background is heavily into Jiu-Jitsu. They are well known and considered famous in this field. In his teenage years, he started focusing more on Jiu-Jitsu practicing with his well-known cousins, who had already earned their name in the sport. Rigan was brought up between legends thus becoming a legend himself. With his successful career, Rigan is considered one of the best of his times. He also trained some of the best in Jiu-Jitsu for which adds to his popularity and success.