Gianni Grippo writes for FloGrappling about how the U.S.A. could become #1 in the world in jiu-jitsu.
Apr 26, 2017
The changes introduced at the 2017 World Pro meant that countries were limited to only two competitors in the same weight division. This meant that the podiums looked very different to other tournaments around the world, which are usually dominated by Brazilian athletes in first, second and third place.
Apr 24, 2017
Here is the complete list of finalists for the male black belt divisions and female brown / black belt divisions, plus winners of divisions where champions have already been decided. The finals of the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship go down from 11:00 AM local time on Saturday April 22.
Apr 21, 2017
Abu Dhabi -- By advancing through to the final of the 110kg division Jose Junior confirmed the $25,000 end of season prize in the UAEJJF rankings.
Abu Dhabi -- breaking news from the UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship is that Mackenzie Dern is out of the tournament.
The black belts went up today at the Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-JItsu Championships. Today (Thursday April 20) saw athletes compete in the World Pro Country Qualifier brackets for the chance to represent their nation in the main bracket on Friday.
Apr 20, 2017
Two days into the Abu Dhabi 2017 World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships and the results for the blue and purple belts are in.
Apr 19, 2017
Bad news from Abu Dhabi -- returning World Pro champion Leandro Lo is out of the tournament and unable to compete.
Apr 18, 2017
The United Arab Emirates' long-term investment into the development of jiu-jitsu in the country is paying off.
The way athletes qualify to compete at the Abu Dhabi World Pro has changed. New for 2017 is the announcement that only two athletes from the same country will be eligible to compete in the main bracket.
Superstar Leandro Lo has made headlines for his steady rise through the weight divisions, but the former lightweight World champion broke new ground by signing up for the Abu Dhabi World Pro in the maximum possible weight category!
Here are the important changes you need to know about for the UAEJJF 2017 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship on April 18-22.
Apr 17, 2017
The fourth stop on the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Jiu-Jitsu Tour saw the event pay a visit to the same arena used in the World Professional Championships.
Apr 14, 2017
When the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Jiu-Jitsu Tour traveled to Rio de Janeiro in November, we saw some of the toughest matches of the entire series.
Apr 13, 2017