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.