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Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is training at AKA for his shift to Mixed Martial Arts.
Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida has actually achieved practically all there is to achieve on the planet of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. With 13 gold medals from numerous world champions atop a long list of distinctions, Almeida is considered among the very best to ever complete in the sport.
While his strong relationship with BJJ is most likely not totally over, Almeida has actually started his shift into the Mixed Martial Arts world. He just recently signed to Supremacy Mixed Martial Arts, Ali Abdelaziz’s management business which supervises competitive fighters throughout various expert promos consisting of the UFC.
Almeida solved to work and has actually started training for his Mixed Martial Arts debut while getting some guidance from 2 of the very best in thebusiness He just recently posted a series of images on Instagram of him training at the American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) with former UFC champions Daniel Cormier and Luke Rockhold.
Almeida has as much experience as anybody in martial arts on the ground, and with some lessons from Cormier and Rockhold, he is most likely set for an excellent Mixed Martial Arts debut in the nearfuture He recognizes with the pressures of competition on a few of the world’s most significant phases which will unquestionably assist him on his Mixed Martial Arts journey.
A grappling match in between Almeida and former UFC heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum is set for Sept. 6 at BJJBET. Werdum made fast work of Alexander Gustafsson just recently at UFC Battle Island 3, securing an armbar midway through the first round to protect his 12 th submission success in his expert Mixed Martial Arts profession. Werdum is an extremely appreciated BJJ black belt as is Almeida, and it must be a top-level match in between 2 veterans of the sport.
Supremacy Mixed Martial Arts supervises numerous UFC fighters, consisting of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Kamaru Usman who both currently hold UFC belts. Almeida remains in great hands in regards to management, and if he has a smooth shift to Mixed Martial Arts he might extremely well be a name to watch out for in an expert promo eventually.
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