12th Annual Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship Returns Nov 17-21
Sep 12, 2020The 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC) 2020 will be held at Abu Dhabi’s Jiu-Jitsu Arena from November 17-21.
How to Watch the 2020 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship
Sep 11, 2020Here's how to watch the 2020 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship on FloGrappling.
Early Look: The UAEJJF 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo
Jul 10, 2018The UAEJJF 2018 Tokyo Grand Slam goes down July 29 and marks the first major event of the UAEJJF’s 2018-19 season.
Black Belts To Watch At Abu Dhabi Grand Slam London
Mar 6, 2018By Michael Sears The United Arab Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) is holding its fifth and final Grand Slam of the 2017-18 season this weekend in London, the last major event before the World Pro.
Abu Dhabi Invites Every Past Champion For New Mega-Event 'King Of Mats'
Feb 7, 2018The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation is showing respect for its past black belt world champions by inviting them to compete for the title of "King of Mats" at this year's Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
Grand Slam Recap: Young Gun Black Belts Steal The Show In Rio
Nov 12, 2017Isaque Bahiense, Hugo Marques, Jose Carlos Lima, and Gerard Labinski were among the young black belts who shone at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Rio de Janeiro this weekend.
Ana Carolina Vieira: Too Much To Handle
Nov 12, 20172017 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam -70kg brown-black belt champion Ana Carolina Vieira blew through Thamara Silva in the final, winning via armlock in 3.50.
Legends Superfight Result: Carino vs Barreto
Nov 12, 2017Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The superfight between old-school black belts Rafael Carino and Carlos Barreto was decided by a single takedown.
Why The Red Belt in Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments?
Nov 12, 2017In UAEJJF competitions one competitor will always wear a red belt, with spectators wondering why.
UAEJJF Rio Grand Slam Day 2 Photos
Nov 11, 2017The second day of the UAEJJf Rio Grand Slam saw the adult black and brown belt brown belts take the stage at the Carioca Arena- and the action was non-stop.Some of the very best athelte on the planet made their way to the birthplace of jiu-jitsu - here are some of our favorite photos from the day.
Black Belt Carnage As Favorites Fall At Rio Grand Slam
Nov 11, 2017Day two of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio was one of upsets, shocks and surprises.
Report: Purple Belts Deliver Surprises At Rio Grand Slam
Nov 10, 20173400 fans came to watch the opening day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Rio de Janeiro, which is being held at a modern venue originally used during the Olympic Games.
Grand Slam Rio: The Brown/Black Belt Women To Watch
Nov 10, 2017By Michael Sears | The stars have come out for the brown/black belt female divisions at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro this weekend.
Brazil's Best Brown & Purples To Compete At Rio Grand Slam
Nov 9, 2017By Michael Sears | The large cash prizes at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Rio de Janeiro have brought out an enormous amount of talent in the colored belts.
Jorge Nakamura: Competing With An Injury With No Cure
Nov 9, 2017By Vitor Freitas | While still a purple belt back in 2008, Jorge Nakamura suffered a serious knee injury in training that resulted in three torn ligaments and peroneal nerve damage in his leg.