|original photo: Esther Lin|
Does he not need the easy cash that would come from wearing Clinch Gear shorts adorned with Tapout and Condom Depot? Did his Clinch Gears not make it through customs? Were they still in the dryer when they called him to the cage?
Or, is wearing plain black Walmart shorts a way to say to the world, "I'm Roger Gracie. I'm here to demonstrate the effectiveness of Gracie Jiu Jitsu by choking fools out. When I'm done choking this fool out, I'm flying back to London because I have to teach the 7pm advanced BJJ class. I'm not here for the money, or the glory, or the hype, or the after parties. I'm here to choke fools out. "
This Roger Gracie is all class, all the time.