27 September 2011

Inside Marcelo Garcia's 2011 ADCC Victory

In this video, Marcelo Garcia reveals his tricks on how he won the 2011 ADCC.

Marcelo Garcia is certainly a favorite in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu around the world. Known by his friends as 'Marcelinho', a member of trinity BJJ, with Roger Gracie and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza, Marcelo is a 5 time black belt world champion, fighting at middleweight (163 lbs).

At the 2011 ADCC semi finals, Marcelo was matched up against Kron Graice, who is still looking to receive his first world championship. Kron has been a black belt since 2009, but faces fierce competition in his black belt division. In the match, Kron locked in a very tight guillotine choke. Marcelo even admits to thoughts of tapping, but nonetheless he managed to escape. Marcelo's unique technical skills put Marcelo's skill set in a unique league of their own, in the list of the best of the best in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

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