EVOLVE Mixed Martial Arts, Asia’s top martial arts academy, today announced that 13x Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida has joined the prestigious EVOLVE Fight Team, Asia’s most decorated professional fight team.
Following the announcement of his decision to start competing in Mixed Martial Arts, Buchecha has decided to join the largest collection of World Champions on Earth. Speaking about the move, he said, “I’m thrilled to join the EVOLVE Fight Team, Asia’s greatest world championship team. After my long-awaited trip to teach a seminar at EVOLVE MMA in June 2019, it confirmed my desire to be part of the organization because of the warm culture and good people. I also plan to share my BJJ knowledge with all students and athletes at EVOLVE MMA during my visits.”
Buchecha will join an already elite and established roster of superstars and World Champions such as Muay Thai World Champion Nong-O Gaiyanghadao, Muay Thai World Champion Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, ONE Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee, ONE Lightweight World Champion Christian Lee, ONE Strawweight World Champion Xiong Jing Nan, 12x UFC World Champion Demetrious Johnson, MMA Legend Shinya Aoki, BJJ World Champion Garry Tonon, BJJ World Champion Alex Silva, BJJ World Champion Leandro Issa, and WBA Boxing World Champion Drian Francisco, among many others.
Buchecha, the most decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion in history, is no stranger to the EVOLVE family, having begun his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu journey training under 2X Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion and EVOLVE MMA Instructor Teco Shinzato.
“We are committed to playing an integral role in helping kickstart and develop Buchecha’s Mixed Martial Arts career. We are confident in Buchecha’s ability to excel in the sport under the tutelage of EVOLVE’s team of World Champion Instructors. He is a great addition to the EVOLVE family, and we are excited to have him join us,” shared Wesley De Souza, Vice President, EVOLVE MMA.
EVOLVE MMA is Asia’s #1 martial arts academy and has the largest collection of World Champions on the planet. With the largest class schedules in Asia, containing over 800 classes a week, EVOLVE MMA has a comprehensive selection of martial arts classes, ranging from Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling, and many more. EVOLVE MMA’s mission is to unleash greatness in everyone through authentic martial arts under World Champions. EVOLVE MMA believes that martial arts is about the journey of continuous self-improvement of the mind, body, and soul and one of the greatest platforms to unleash human potential.