17-time BJJ world champion Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida returns to the Circle at ONE Fight Night 13. Don’t miss his highly anticipated matchup against Senegalese knockout artist Oumar ‘Reug Reug’ Kane on August 4.
17-time BJJ world champion Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida is set to make his long-awaited return to the Circle at ONE Fight Night 13 on Prime Video. After leaving the world of competitive jiu-jitsu behind to pursue mixed martial arts, ‘Buchecha’ has dominated the MMA scene with an impressive 4-0 record, all first-round finishes.
On August 4, inside the legendary Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, ‘Buchecha’ will face off against Senegalese knockout artist Oumar ‘Reug Reug’ Kane. This highly anticipated matchup was previously booked twice but will finally take place in the Mecca of Muay Thai.
In a recent interview, ‘Buchecha’ expressed his continued interest in the world of BJJ, stating that he still watches competitions to stay up to date with the sport. Despite his transition to MMA, he remains connected to his roots and the friends he made throughout his BJJ career.
Marcus Almeida’s upcoming fight against ‘Reug Reug’ could potentially lead him to a ONE heavyweight world title shot. However, he must first overcome his opponent’s solid wrestling skills and heavy hands.
Don’t miss the action! Amazon Prime Video subscribers in North America can watch ONE Fight Night 13 live and for free on August 4.
|Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida vs. Oumar ‘Reug Reug’ Kane||TBD|
- Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida, 17-time BJJ world champion, returns to the Circle at ONE Fight Night 13 .
- Almeida holds an impressive 4-0 record in MMA with four-straight first-round finishes.
- He will face Senegalese knockout artist Oumar ‘Reug Reug’ Kane.
- The fight will take place at the legendary Lumpinee Boxing Stadium on August 4.
- Almeida still follows the BJJ scene and recently attended the world championships in California.
- His goal is to secure a ONE heavyweight world title shot.