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Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida - Mount Attacks

Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida - Mount Attacks

Many would consider Almeida the best jiu-jitsu competitor today. In 2012, Marcus won both his weight and the absolute divisions at the World Championships. He accomplished what so few people in jiu-jitsu were able to do. Later that year in October, he would face the legendary Roger Gracie at Metamoris 1. Although the match ended in a draw, many would argue Almeida won the match as he was close to submitting Roger. The following two years he would go on to capture his weight and absolute championships. For three consecutive years (2012-2014), Marcus’ reign as the best jiu-jitsu athlete on the planet went uncontested.
- Issue 46

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Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida - Mount Attacks
  • Mount to High Mount - Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida

    In the case that Marcus doesn’t have the high mount, but he wants to get there from the mount, he’ll do this.
    - Issue 46

  • Getting To Mount From Side Control - Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida

    This is a good way to get to the mount from side control if you were attempting to attack the far arm, or they were giving you trouble by trying to regain a guard with their legs. You’ll use your upper body to kill their shoulders, allowing you to place your focus on their lower body. It’s also k...

  • Side Control To High Mount - Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida

    This technique is a great example of how effective Buchecha is with seemingly simple techniques. We’ve seen him use this many times in competition against some of the best competitors in the world.
    - Issue 46

  • Armbar From High Mount - Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida

    From the high-mount, one of Buchecha’s favorite attacks is the armbar. Rather than do the traditional sit back and falling to the mat, he gets the finish while still on top of his opponent. This allows him to transition into other possible finishes from a better position than down with his back t...

  • Lapel Chokes From The Mount - Marcus "Buchecha" Almeida

    These are two variations of essentially the same choke using the lapel that Buchecha likes from the mount.
    - Issue 46