Video: Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida Wins MMA Debut by North-South Choke

On Friday At ONE Championship: Revolution, Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida lived up to the lofty expectations in his much-anticipated MMA debut. One of the most accomplished jiu-jitsu players ever, Almeida made quick work of Anderson “Braddock” Silva, submitting him with a north-south choke in just under three minutes. Considering that Silva

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Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida Gets New Opponent for MMA Debut at ONE: Revolution

The long-awaited MMA debut of top BJJ competitor Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is a little over two weeks away. Originally slated to face former professional hockey player Thomas Narmo on September 24 at ONE: Revolution, Almeida will now square off with Anderson “Braddock” Silva at the same event. The promotion announced

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Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida’s MMA Debut Scheduled for September

Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida is once again scheduled to make his long-anticipated MMA debut. Buchecha had been scheduled to appear in his first-ever MMA fight earlier this year at a ONE Championship event, but that bout was cancelled. He is now slated to face Thomas Narmo on September 24 at a

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Video Highlights: Claressa Shields Survives Early, Finishes Brittney Elkin Late to Win MMA Debut

Claressa Shield walked away from her MMA debut victorious, but she had to face plenty of adversity along the way. Squaring off against grappler Brittney Elkin at PFL 4, the two-time Olympic gold medalist in boxing had her ground game tested early and often, but ultimately survived to win by

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Claressa Shields Goes Off On Brittney Elkin: ‘Not even really a serious fighter’

On Thursday, June 10, two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields were make her much-anticipated MMA debut at PFL 4. For her first MMA contest, Shields will be squaring off with multiple-time Fight to Win veteran and active BJJ competitor, Brittney Elkin. At a pre-fight press conference on Tuesday, Shields

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Gordon Ryan on ONE Championship Deal: ‘MMA on the table’

On Tuesday, the grappling world was hit with the news that Gordon Ryan had signed a deal with Singapore-based combat sports promotion ONE Championship for both MMA and submission grappling. In a follow-up Instagram post, Ryan clarified his competition plans for the next year and with ONE. View this post

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Breaking: Gordon Ryan Signs With ONE Championship for MMA, Grappling

One of the most anticipated grappling to MMA cross-overs is finally about to happen. The CEO of ONE Championship, Chatri Sityodtong, announced on Tuesday that Gordon Ryan has signed with the promotion and will compete in both MMA and submission grappling. At the time of this writing, no other details

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