Marcus Buchecha Almeida

  • Cruising With Champions

    Crystal waters, Cocktails, and Clean mats. Water slides, jacuzzis, sun-bathing, and multiple time World Champions.  These were items on the checklist that I expected to encounter when I signed up for my first Grappler’s Escape cruise. Little did I know that what was in store would defy all expectations...
  • Buchecha Wins Big in Vegas! ($40K Big!)

    Marcus Buchecha had another amazing run at the competition to cash out the $40,000 big prize offered for the champion of the IBJJF Pro League GP, this Saturday, July 9, in Las Vegas. The four-time black belt open class world champion had to fight three times to make to the top...
  • Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida to undergo knee surgery

    After a suffering a dramatic knee injury during the absolute quarter finals against Ricardo Evangilista at the IBJJF Worlds Buchecha traveled back home to Brazil for an evaluation of his injury. Today via social media he released the following statement: “Moments like these are the responsible to make me...
  • Behind the Scenes from 2015 World-Pro Championships

    Filmmaker Josh Halvatzis of GOLIVE Films put together this great behind the scenes look at the goings on at this year’s World Professional Championship from Abu Dhabi. This is the first of two parts. The video includes conversations with Jackson Sousa, Luanna Zlzugui, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida  and others....
  • Buchecha Wins 2015 UAEJJF World Pro Championship

    Once again Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida (Checkmat BJJ) wins his weight class (95+) and the open division. Winning both by defeating Alexander Trans (UAEJJ Team). In the weight division Buchecha won by submission, in the Open contest it was much closer, with the two changing positions often, Almeida received two...
  • Buchecha Vs Alexander Trans World Jiu-Jitsu Pro 95+ Finals

    Take a look at the exciting match that happen Thursday against Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida and Alexander Trans. The two big guys went at it hard until Buchecha managed to get in a choke on Trans to finish the match. Here’s a look at the complete match:   Check back...
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