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Marcus Almeida, commonly known as "Buchecha," is one of the most successful jiu-jitsu competitors in history. 

  1. Grappling Bulletin: William Tackett Taps Ribamar, Now Wants The Big Names

    Grappling Bulletin: William Tackett Taps Ribamar, Now Wants The Big Names

    Mar 15, 2021

    If you tuned into Fight to Win 166 on Saturday evening you would have seen four badass black belt matches back to back. Nothing new for Fight to Win, who consistently make competitive and entertaining matches, but this particular event stood out for one big reason. 
  2. Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History

    Grappling Bulletin: The First Heel Hook in IBJJF History

    Mar 8, 2021

    The long-anticipated debut of heel hooks in the IBJJF no-gi format has finally arrived. The Dallas No-Gi Open went down on Sunday, March 7. It was a historic event as the first tournament in the history of the IBJJF to allow heel hooks for adult brown and black belts. 
  3. Buchecha Confirms MMA Debut, Faces Undefeated KO Artist

    Buchecha Confirms MMA Debut, Faces Undefeated KO Artist

    Mar 3, 2021

    Buchecha's long-awaited MMA debut has a date. The ADCC and IBJJF World champion will enter the ring with ONE Championship in Singapore on April 14. 
  4. The Rear Triangle: Key Concepts Of Kaynan's New Weapon | Technique Showcase

    The Rear Triangle: Key Concepts Of Kaynan's New Weapon | Technique Showcase

    Dec 6, 2020

    Kaynan Duarte may have been testing out some new tricks during his double-gold medal run at No-Gi Pans in November. He submitted four of his five opponents, remarkably, with the same submission each time.
  5. A Guide To Agility For Heavyweights | Technique Showcase

    A Guide To Agility For Heavyweights | Technique Showcase

    Nov 14, 2020

    Competitors at the heaviest weight classes are often associated with heavy, unidirectional passing. We often see the heavy, super heavy, and ultra heavyweights forcing their ways into their opponents half guards and then slowly grinding forward to earn a pass. 
  6. Buchecha To Retire from BJJ? Signs MMA Deal With Khabib's Manager

    Buchecha To Retire from BJJ? Signs MMA Deal With Khabib's Manager

    Jul 24, 2020

    IBJJF and ADCC champion Marcus Buchecha Almeida is set to hang up his gi and put on the gloves.