Machado: Heart of a Champion (2000)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Martial Arts  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Machado: Heart of a Champion is a biography of Jean Jacques Machado, one of five brothers who have mastered jiu-jitsu. The film follows Machado from his earliest training through the '80s, when he dominated many international competitions. Highlights include his bout with Wallid Ismail and his attempt to defeat then-champion Abu Dhabi. Interviews with people who discuss how Machado has changed their lives are interspersed with the action material.



champion, martial-arts