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Marcelo Garcia is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and considered one of the greatest gi and no-gi pound-for-pound grapplers of all time. 

  1. 4 Teenagers Who Could Become The Youngest-Ever ADCC Champion In September

    4 Teenagers Who Could Become The Youngest-Ever ADCC Champion In September

    Mar 1, 2022

    Season after season, the athlete roster for the ADCC World Championships has comprised of the best grapplers in the world. Every spot on the ADCC roster has been reserved for the most revered and the most deserving, the most dominant and the most cutting edge.
  2. WNO Mixtape: This Weeks Greatest Hits!

    WNO Mixtape: This Weeks Greatest Hits!

    May 2, 2020

    We had an epic lineup on the WNO Podcast this week, with Marcelo Garcia, Leo Vieira, Augusto "Tanquinho" Mendes, Renato Canuto, and Ffion Davies calling in. I'll highlight the best parts in this article — first here are the full episodes:
  3. WNO Highlights: The Legend Marcelo Garcia

    WNO Highlights: The Legend Marcelo Garcia

    Apr 30, 2020

    Marcelo Garcia is typically considered one of the all-time greats in jiu-jitsu, if not the GOAT himself. He was successful in both gi and no-gi competition, winning ADCC four times and IBJJF Worlds another five. He gave us some great insight into his career, as well as training and competition philosophy on the 52nd Episode of the WNO Podcast, here are some of the highlights - 
  4. Ranking The Best 77kg Champs In ADCC History

    Ranking The Best 77kg Champs In ADCC History

    Apr 21, 2020

    Since its inception in 1998, the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) World Championships has been the premier no-gi competition, starting as a way for athletes from various disciplines to test themselves. Initially taking place yearly and then moving to a biennial affair, there have been thirteen ADCC events so far in its history.
  5. Marcelo Returns: Top 5 Dream Matchups

    Marcelo Returns: Top 5 Dream Matchups

    Apr 16, 2020

    Marcelo recently came onto the WNO podcast and announced that he wants to fight at ADCC 2023. This is huge news and grappling fans are anxious to see the goat back in action.
  6. What Made Marcelo Garcia So Special? An Explanation

    What Made Marcelo Garcia So Special? An Explanation

    Apr 5, 2020

    Four-time ADCC champion and five-world championship, Marcelo Garcia, is one of the greatest grapplers in history. His world-class technique has allowed him to conquer opponents twice his size and today he is one of the most beloved icons of our sport. Take a deep dive and see why he's still the greatest, even in retirement.
  7. Who Is The No-Gi GOAT?

    Who Is The No-Gi GOAT?

    Oct 9, 2019

    The no-gi G.O.A.T. topic has been a hot conversation in the community for the last few weeks, ignited by the peak in no-gi interest around ADCC. For every one person who pops up in comments arguing that it’s an irrelevant topic, there are hundreds more ready to debate who they think is the all-time great without the kimono.
  8. 12 Burning Questions We Asked Marcelo Garcia

    12 Burning Questions We Asked Marcelo Garcia

    Sep 3, 2019

    It's not often we get to talk to the ADCC legend Marcelo Garcia and it's even rarer we sit down for two hours, so while we had the opportunity we took full advantage and left no stone unturned when it came to his storied career. 
  9. The Legendary ADCC Career of Marcelo Garcia

    The Legendary ADCC Career of Marcelo Garcia

    Sep 3, 2019

    FloGrappling contributor Reid Connell recently conducted a two-hour long interview with ADCC legend Marcelo Garcia in New York City.