Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Los Angeles 2017

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Los Angeles
Some of the best Jiu-jitsu players from across the globe are preparing to battle it out at the second leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour, which is set to take place in Los Angeles on 23 and 24 September at the LA Convention Center in downtown LA.

The tournament is open to all nationalities, the medalists will be listed in the jiu-jitsu world rankings and cash prizes of more than $1250,000 will be awarded to the top athletes of each division. The top three academies will also receive cash prizes and top ranked competitors will receive prizes at the end of the season according to the UAEJJF World Ranking.

The first-place winner in the respective weight categories of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam will receive 200 points. The second-place winner will receive 160 points and the third-place winner will receive 120 points.

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The 2017/2018 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour will award almost $700,000 in prizes for champions of selected divisions in all belt colors and age categories. The event in Los Angeles alone is set to award over $125,000 in prizes.

The two days of jiu-jitsu in LA (Gi and No-Gi) will feature a stellar roster of well-known names in the black belt division. Click entries for more details.


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LA Grand Slam Is Coming

Sep 6, 2017 by FloGrappling

The 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Los Angeles takes place September 23-24 at the Los Angeles Conve...
​Adult Male Black Belt
56kg – Alexis Alducin, Rodnei Junior, João Carlos Kurakoa, Lucas Pinheiro, Jose Lima, Jorge Nakamura
62kg – Nobuo Yagai, Hiago George
69kg – Alexandre Vieira, Mario Silva, Thiago Lemos, Bruno Carvalho, Brian Mahecha, Kevin Mahecha, Victor Moraes
77kg - Mateus Garcia, Gabriel Fonseca, Yan Lucas, Diego Ramalho, Kauan Barboza, Jaime Canuto, Isaque Bahiense, Bret Russell, Francisco Iturralde, Andris Brunovskis, Yago Espindola, Johnny Tama
85kg - Sergio Rios, Lucas Freitas, Steven Silva, Dante Leon, Victor Silvério, Carlos Farias
94kg – Adam Wardzinski, Fernando Tsushima, Patrick Gaudio, Helton Junior
110kg – Alexander Trans, Gustavo Dias, Felipe Matos, Igor Silva

​Adult Female Brown/Black Belt
49kg – Mayssa Bastos
55kg – Ana Carolina Schimitt, Gabrielle Lima, Amanda Nogueira, Rita Gribben. Livia Gluchowska
62kg – Elizabeth Exell, Maxine Thylin, Nathalie Ribeiro, Larissa Paes, Luiza Monteiro
70kg – Jessica dos Santos, Erin Herle, Ana Carolina Srour, Thamara Silva
90kg – Alejandra Gonzalez, Claudia Doval, Nathiely de Jesus
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Los Angeles will begin at 11:00am until 18:00pm (LA standard time) on 23 and 24 September.

The pre-date weigh-in will take place from 17:00pm to 19:00pm at Los Angeles Convention Center; the on-date early weigh-in will take place on the day of the event from 8:30am to 9:30am.

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