picture of 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro

Completed, Nov 10 - 12, 2017
 

The 2017/2018 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitu World Tour gets stronger with every new event. 

  1. Grand Slam Recap: Young Gun Black Belts Steal The Show In Rio

    Grand Slam Recap: Young Gun Black Belts Steal The Show In Rio

    Nov 12, 2017

    Isaque 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.

  2. Ana Carolina Vieira: Too Much To Handle

    Ana Carolina Vieira: Too Much To Handle

    Nov 12, 2017

    2017 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. 

  3. Black Belt Finals Set For Sunday Grand Finale At UAEJJF 2017 Rio Grand Slam

    Black Belt Finals Set For Sunday Grand Finale At UAEJJF 2017 Rio Grand Slam

    Nov 12, 2017

    Press release via UAEJF.org | The UAEJJF 2017 Rio Grand Slam black belt finals are pure fire. Watch some of the best black belts in Brazil throw down for a chance at the Cash prizes and lucrative UAEJFJ rankings points.

  4. Legends Superfight Result: Carino vs Barreto

    Legends Superfight Result: Carino vs Barreto

    Nov 12, 2017

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The superfight between old-school black belts Rafael Carino and Carlos Barreto was decided by a single takedown. 

  5. Why The Red Belt in Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments?

    Why The Red Belt in Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments?

    Nov 12, 2017

    In UAEJJF competitions one competitor will always wear a red belt, with spectators wondering why. 

  6. UAEJJF Rio Grand Slam Day 2 Photos

    UAEJJF Rio Grand Slam Day 2 Photos

    Nov 11, 2017

    The 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.

  7. Black Belt Carnage As Favorites Fall At Rio Grand Slam

    Black Belt Carnage As Favorites Fall At Rio Grand Slam

    Nov 11, 2017

    Day two of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio was one of upsets, shocks and surprises. 

  8. Report: Purple Belts Deliver Surprises At Rio Grand Slam

    Report: Purple Belts Deliver Surprises At Rio Grand Slam

    Nov 10, 2017

    3400 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. 

  9. Grand Slam Rio: The Brown/Black Belt Women To Watch

    Grand Slam Rio: The Brown/Black Belt Women To Watch

    Nov 10, 2017

    By 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. 

  10. Brazil's Best Brown & Purples To Compete At Rio Grand Slam

    Brazil's Best Brown & Purples To Compete At Rio Grand Slam

    Nov 9, 2017

    By 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.