Marcelo Garcia

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Birthday
17, 1983
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Grappler and jiu-jitsu fighter who won many championships in both categories, and is widely considered one of the world's greatest grapplers.

Before Fame

He trained as a teenager, before winning his first gold medal at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club when he was 20.

Trivia

He won the 82kg Jiu-Jitsu World Championship three years running, from 2009-2011.

Family Life

He was born in Formiga, Minas Gerais, Brazil, but moved to New York to pursue his career.

Associated With

In 2007 he joined American Top Team to train for MMA fighting, and there he trained with fighters such as Dan Hornbuckle.