Marcelo receives his 3rd Degree

This week, a Jiu-Jitsu myth was awarded another black belt degree. Five-time world champion in Jiu-Jitsu and four-time ADCC champ, Marcelo Garcia (Alliance) has received from professor Fabio Gurgel’s hands his third dan.


Marcelo Garcia Wins 5th Mundial Gold in Impressive Fashion


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This is a guest post by KC BJJ, part of the Bloody Elbow grappling coverage team.

Last weekend, Marcelo Garcia competed at the 2011 IBJJF World Jiu Jitsu Championships and for the fifth time in his career, he walked away with a gold medal. To win the gold in any tournament like this is an impressive feat, but Marcelo did it without conceding a single point.READ MORE

Rolling Reflections – BJJ Weekly

Marcelo Garcia is the most exciting grappler on the planet. His Jiu-Jitsu game is dynamic, fluid, and at a level most of us will never be able to fully understand. In this episode of Rolling Reflections we did something a little different, Marcelo wanted to roll at 100% and so Pete gave him everything he had. Pete outweighs Marcelo by at least 60lbs, but as you can see that wasn’t a problem for Marcelo.