Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo: Final week to register; Jiu-Jitsu stars line to compete for over US$120,000 in prizes; watch it live on Flograppling

It's the final week of registration for the first event in the 2018/2019 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour. The final deadline to sign up to compete in Tokyo, Japan, is July 24. The event is open to athletes of all nationalities. For more info and to register, go to https://events.uaejjf.org/en/event/109. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo will showcase the talents of some of the biggest names in Jiu-Jitsu today. The event is the perfect opportunity for the stars to add points in the UAEJJF ranking and also compete for their share of over US$120,000 in prizes. Here are some of the names already confirmed to compete in Tokyo: Mayssa Caldas, Amal Amjahid, Bianca Basílio, Claudia Do Val, Larissa Paes, Samantha Cook, Nathiely Melo, Paulo Miyao, Tiago Bravo, Ali Munfaredi, DJ Jackson, Jacob Mackenzie, Kaynan Duarte, Rudson Matheus, Guttemberg Pereira, João Gabriel Rocha, Gerard Labinski. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo will also feature the return of the Legends series. Two-time Legends champion Vitor Shaolin Ribeiro will face off with Japanese black belt Daisuke Sugie. The match is highly awaited and should treat the crowd to thrilling action from beginning to end. All the action will be webcasted live from Tokyo by Flograppling. Watch it live on flograppling.com. The 2018/2019 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour already has five stops scheduled: Tokyo (July 29); Los Angeles (September 22-23); Rio de Janeiro (November 16-18); Abu Dhabi (February 7-9); London (March 9-10). For more info, go to https://events.uaejjf.org/en/federation/1/events.

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Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo: Final Day to Register Before the Early Registration Deadline

The first event in the 2018/2019 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour is a little over a month away. Those wishing to compete in Tokyo, Japan, on July 29, have an important date this Wednesday. The early registration deadline is June 27, so you have to hurry to sign up if you want to pay less for your registration. The final registration deadline is July 24. Organized by the UAEJJF, the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo is scheduled July 29, at the Ota Gymnasium. For more info and to register now, go to https://events.uaejjf.org/en/event/109. As with every installment of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, big names are already lining up to compete in Japan. 2018 ADWPJJC champions Amal Amjahid, Mayssa Caldas and Bianca Basílio are in. Other relevant presences include João Gabriel Rocha, Guttemberg Pereira, Kaynan Duarte, Tiago Bravo, Gerard Labinski, Livia Gluchowska, Larissa Paes, Samantha Cook, Nathiely de Jesus. The 2018/2019 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour already has five stops scheduled: Tokyo (July 29); Los Angeles (September 22-23); Rio de Janeiro (November 16-18); Abu Dhabi (February 7-9); London (March 9-10). For more info, go to https://events.uaejjf.org/en/federation/1/events.

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10th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship to kick off on April 16

Registration is now open The Championship to pay tribute to “Year of Zayed” initiative marking Sheikh Zayed’s 100th birthday New sports, cultural and recreation events on the sidelines of the Championship The UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation launches its new strategy for the next phase The UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation announced the specific dates of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship 2018, unveiling some details about the accompanying events. It was announced that the 10th edition of the Championship will be held on April 16 to 28, 2018 at Zayed Sports City’s Mubadala Arena in the capital Abu Dhabi and that the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Award will be held on April 29 recognizing and honoring Jiu-Jitsu’s best talents and organizations. This international event will be accompanied by special initiatives marking the Championship’s 10th anniversary, including Abu Dhabi World Jiu Jitsu Festival, Jiu-Jitsu U-18 World Championship and Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship featuring renowned world champions in different categories, in addition to the world class events to be held on the sidelines of the Championship to provide an experience to remember to the community in general and the families in particular. The organizing committee stated that the Championship will celebrate the Year of Zayed initiative with tribute to the 100th birthday of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of the United Arab Emirates. In this respect, various community initiatives are to be organized in cooperation with stakeholders from the public and private sectors, along with several sports, health, educational and awareness activities and workshops. The participation applications will be received starting today December 19 via the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s official website uaejjf.com. As far as promotion is concerned, the organizing committee mentioned that the Championship will be preceded by activations across the UAE to raise awareness about this sport and the associated values and ethics, such as discipline, courage, patience, endurance, team spirit, timely and appropriate decision-making and loyalty in the aim to contribute to Building a Strong Generation, which has always been the Federation’s strategic objective. It was also revealed that the Federation’s new 5-year strategy will be announced during the Championship, together with the objectives to be achieved, as the previous strategy has seen significant success reaching remarkable milestones in terms of promoting and raising awareness about this sport, making outstanding continental and international achievements and paving the way for renowned champions.

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The list of Qualifying events and seats (Travel Packages) for the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 has been released.

The Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 is open entry to all fighters from all nationalities. FOR THE SECOND TIME IN THE ABU DHABI WORLD PRO’ HISTORY, ALL THE BLACK AND BROWN BELTS WILL BE REPRESENTING THEIR COUNTRIES IN THE ADWPJJC 2018 To qualify for the main brackets for 2018 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, UAEJJF athletes will have to meet very precise criteria and you can click here to find which events count points to qualify for the main brackets. For more information about the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018, which will take place in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from April 16-29, you can visit our event page here. NOTES Here are Countries Seats Quotas (travel packages) for Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 and all UAEJJF great events like “Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Awards” These Country Seats Quotas are automatically published in the same time of ranking updating. Thus, throughout the year, each country fighters can see a simulation of the RANKING POINTS or PRIZES which it will have in each event. Click here to see rules about UAEJJF Ranking >>. Click here to see terms and conditions about UAEJJF Seats quotas (Travel Packages) >>

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The world’s elite return to the global home of Jiu-Jitsu

The 9th annual Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship

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