2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Los Angeles

King of Mats: Erberth, Gutemberg & More In Heavyweight Showdown

King of Mats: Erberth, Gutemberg & More In Heavyweight Showdown

Abu Dhabi King of Mats is coming to Los Angeles in September and will feature heavyweight powerhouse grapplers competing for a $10k payout.

Aug 30, 2018 by Hywel Teague
King of Mats: Erberth, Gutemberg & More In Heavyweight Showdown

Abu Dhabi King of Mats is coming to Los Angeles in September and will feature heavyweight powerhouse grapplers competing for a $10k payout. 

Erberth Santos, Ricardo Evangelista, Gutemberg Pereira and Jackson Sousa are among the confirmed names for the heavyweight showdown, wit the overall winner earning the right to face reigning champion Alexander Trans, champion from the Second Edition for the Heavyweight Belt. 

King of Mats will take place on September 23 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the day after the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in the same venue. 

Here is how the cash prizes will be awarded for the Abu Dhabi King of Mats champions: 

  • First Place $10,000
  • Second Place $6,000
  • Third Place $3,000
  • Best Submission $1000
  • Best Fight $2000
  • Participation: $2000

"We are very excited to bring the Second Edition of the brand of Abu Dhabi King of Mats to Los Angeles, as the response from the top names to compete in it has been overwhelming,” said Mr. Tareq Al Bahri, Director of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam. 

Quick facts

Abu Dhabi King of Mats

Date: September 23, 2018

Venue: LA Convention Center

Weight Division: Heavyweight

Event Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Watch it LIVE or On Demand on FloGrappling 

WATCH: Roberto Satoshi vs Jamie Canuto, King of Mats April 2018 

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