If you’ve seen the 2008 version of The Incredible Hulk, you may have recognized a familiar face from the jiu-jitsu world. Indeed, Rickson Gracie himself makes an appearance in the movie, most notably teaching Bruce Banner (played by Fight Club‘s Edward Norton) his famous breathing techniques.
What you may not know is that Norton himself is a bit of a martial arts nerd. His knowledge of jiu-jitsu is pretty impressive, and like many of us, he was also influenced by UFC 1. On a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, Norton chatted with Rogan about how Gracie came to be in the film, as well as his interest in martial arts as a whole. Check out the segment below: