He did it. August 26 (Friday) marked the date of Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida’s biggest MMA career test so far, as he faced Kirill Grishenko – the former ONE Championship interim title challenger – at ONE on Prime Video 1.
Buchecha won by heel hook in 65 seconds of round 1 and dedicated his victory to Leandro Lo who passed away recently.
Even though he has just three fights in his young MMA career, there’s a good chance that Buchecha could find himself in a heavyweight title fight after beating Grishenko.
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Buchecha poured his heart out and dedicated his victory to his close friend the deceased BJJ champion Leandro Lo:
Finish fights in the gi with this 4-part guide to leg locking mastery from Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida.
- Buchecha is a record 13-Time black belt World Champion in the gi, with a unique blend of technical skill and dynamic motion.
- Submit from top and bottom position, including with Buchecha’s signature spinning kneebar that he has used many times at black belt.
- Win with leg locks from 50/50 and stop getting slowed down by this common grappling position.
- Use kneebars, toe holds, foot locks, calf slicers, and more to effectively get more submissions than ever in gi grappling.