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Renzo Gracie joins WSOF 20 broadcast team

MMA legend Renzo Gracie has been brought in by World Series of Fighting to do color commentary on their next event.

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Renzo Gracie still talks about fighting, but for now he'll settle for a spot in an announce booth. The 48-year-old MMA legend that he'll be joining World Series of Fighting as a color commentator for their upcoming WSOF 20 event at Foxwoods next weekend. WSOF executive Ali Abdel-Aziz confirmed the news to MMA Fighting.

Gracie will join Todd Harris in the booth, and WSOF president Ray Sefo will apparently make it a three-man commentary team for the main and co-main events of the show.

Renzo (13-7, 1 NC) had a long and celebrated fighting career, competing on everything from Brazilian shows where the fans rioted to the inaugual Pride show all the way up to UFC 112. He also has a storied reputation as a trainer, working with the likes of Chris Weidman and Frankie Edgar among others.

WSOF 20 will be headlined by a light-heavyweight tournament semi-final between Ronny Markes and WSOF middleweight champ David Branch. The card will also feature the promotional debut of Ben "Phoenix Jones" Fodor.

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