Open Class: All of the competitors who were able to place podium in their weight categories, become eligible to sign up to the ultimate test: the Open Class division which has competitors from all weight classes. Whoever wins, becomes the Open Class Champion of that specific tournament, an incredible deed barely seen in any other martial art because of the dangers of competing against a heavier opponent.
Rayron’s IBJJF Main Accomplishments:
- 3X World Championship Gold Medalist
- 3X World Championship Silver Medalist
- 2X World Championshio Bronze Medalist
- 4X Pan American Gold Medalist
- 4X Pan American Silver Medalist
- 1X Pan American Bronze Medalist
- 1X European Gold Medalist
- 3X European Bronze Medalist
Multiple times IBJJF Open champion:
- 8X Orlando Open Gold Medalist
- 5X Washington D.C Open Gold Medalist
- 4X New York Open Gold Medalist
- 4X Oklahoma Open Gold Medalist
- 4X Austin Open Gold Medalist
- 3X Miami Open Gold Medalist
- 3X Houston Open Gold Medalist
- 2X American Nationals Gold Medalist
- 2X Chicago Open Gold Medalist
- 2X Boston Open Gold Medalist
- 2X Dallas Open Gold Medalist
- 2X Atlanta Open Gold Medalist
- 2X Indianapolis Open Champion
- 2X Detroit Open Gold Medalist
- 1X Charleston Open Gold Medalist
- 1X Foley Open Gold Medalist
#1 Ranked Blue Belt in the World IBJJF
#1 Ranked Purple Belt in the World IBJJF
#5 Ranked Brown Belt in the World IBJJF
Rayron is the only Gracie currently competing in Gi Jiu-Jitsu and the only family member to ever be in the open class title as a purple belt.
He holds the rank of Brown Belt, promoted by Master Renzo Gracie.
Fun Fact: He can beat you at backgammon.