Mark Bocek is one of Canada's first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts and has been studying the art for more than a decade.
He first studied under Rickson and Renzo Gracie and then moved on-to Nova Uniao where he received his Black Belt through Joao Roque.
A list of his accomplishments include:
* Current UFC Fighter
* Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
* Black Belt in Kempo Karate
* World cup BJJ champ
* 3x Pan Am medalist
* North American Abu Dhabi trials champ
* 2x grapplers quest u.s. national champ
* 5x Canadian grappling champ