- Director: Robert Raphael Goodman
- Stars: Rickson Gracie, Burton Richardson
- Release Date: February 18, 1999
- Run Time: 98 min
- Genre: Documentary
The fight ends when someone quits or is knocked unconscious. Don\’t look to the referee for help. If you get into trouble, your opponent will break your elbow, knee you in the head, or choke you out. This isn\’t ancient Greece or Rome. This is Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo, or New York. The time is now. Welcome to the world of no-holds-barred freestyle fighting…the fastest growing \”sport\” in the United States, Brazil, and Japan. CHOKE follows undisputed World Freestyle Fighting Champion Rickson Gracie as he prepares to defend his title in a one-night, single elimination tournament where the winner will fight 3 separate fights over five hours. The World Cup finals of hand-to-hand combat.