Marcus Almeida, or “Buchecha”, is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) black belt and world champion, dominating in the super-heavyweight and absolute class. Training under top Checkmat coach, Rodrigo Cavaca, Marcus has accomplished a tremendous amount as a BJJ athlete at such a young age.
Coined the “next big thing” before he was 20, Marcus was introduced to jiu-jitsu at the age of 14 along side his father and older sister. Marcus’ passion for BJJ grew as he began dedicating all his energy on training and competing in the sport in the United States.
The young black belt’s career has been on a non-stop rise since 2010, taking home victories in his weight and absolute at the Pan American Championships and the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships. With a truly dynamic and flawless technique, he conquers opponents with a precisely calculated and aggressive submission style. Marcus continues to prove himself as a master in the sport and the best pound for pound BJJ fighter in the world.
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