Rener and Ryron Gracie are poking fun at the recent United Airlines scandal.
United Airlines is currently in the middle of a massive PR scandal following the violent removal of a paying customer during one of their overbooked flights. The incident was video taped, and has since gone viral.
In case you weren’t aware of the situation until now, here’s a brief summary of the incident that left the passenger bloody and distressed:
“The flight was overbooked, and United needed to find seats for four of its crew members so they could staff later flights taking off from Louisville. The airline offered passengers up to $800 to leave, but when no one volunteered, United selected four passengers at random and ordered them off the flight.
The video shows one of the four, who said he was a doctor and needed to see patients the next morning. He refused to leave the flight, so security guards dragged him down the aisle.”
After the issue scattered all over the web, memes and online jokes naturally followed. It didn’t take long before it reached the combat sports world, as Ryron and Rener Gracie has released one of their self-defense videos to joke about the situation, and promote their online BJJ classes at the same time.
Watch below for the clip made by these jiujitsu black belts titled “UNITED Drag Defenses – 6 Techniques for EVERY Traveler!”
United Drag Defenses – 6 Techniques for Every Traveler!