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Completed, Nov 16-18, 2018
 

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  1. Isaque Bahiense: 2018 Rio Grand Slam Road To Gold

    Isaque Bahiense: 2018 Rio Grand Slam Road To Gold

    Nov 21, 2018

    Isaque Bahiense continues to impress with his flawless performance at the 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio.  
  2. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Visits Jiu-Jitsu Tournament in Rio

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Visits Jiu-Jitsu Tournament in Rio

    Nov 19, 2018

    Press release from DANTANI, Inc. Sports
  3. Submissions (Good) & Stalling (Bad) Define Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio Finals

    Submissions (Good) & Stalling (Bad) Define Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio Finals

    Nov 19, 2018

    The finals of the men's black belt and women's brown-black belt divisions were a mixed bag of impressive submissions and interminable stalling.
  4. How The Finals Were Set: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio Black Belts Recap

    How The Finals Were Set: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio Black Belts Recap

    Nov 18, 2018

    Here are the finalists for each weight class of the adult black belt division, both for men and women.
  5. Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio Black Belt Finals Viewing Guide

    Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio Black Belt Finals Viewing Guide

    Nov 17, 2018

    Here is a rundown of all the black belt finals that will take place on Sunday November 18 at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro. 
  6. Bahiense & Ramalho To Meet in Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio 85kg Final

    Bahiense & Ramalho To Meet in Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio 85kg Final

    Nov 17, 2018

    The ultra-competitive 85kg division final is set for November 18. at the Abu Dhabi Rio de Janeiro Grand Slam. 
  7. ADWJJT Grand Slam Rio Day One Recap

    ADWJJT Grand Slam Rio Day One Recap

    Nov 17, 2018

    The first day of action at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio saw adult & masters purple belts take over the Arena Carioca 1 with a thrilling day of jiu-jitsu.
  8. Your Complete Guide to The Women's Brown-Black Belts Divisions at ADGS Rio

    Your Complete Guide to The Women's Brown-Black Belts Divisions at ADGS Rio

    Nov 17, 2018

    Mayssa Bastos (GFTeam) and Gabrieli Pessanha (Infight) are currently tied for second place in the UAEJJF women’s brown/black belt rankings with 400 points after both taking gold at the Grand Slams in Tokyo and Los Angeles. With first place Larissa Paes not registered for Rio, both women have a shot at taking over the top spot in the UAEJJF.
  9. The Gigantic 77kg Division Is The Most Difficult at ADGS Rio, Who Will Win?

    The Gigantic 77kg Division Is The Most Difficult at ADGS Rio, Who Will Win?

    Nov 16, 2018

    The largest black belt bracket for Rio is at 77 kg, with 31 registered athletes.
  10. ADGS Rio: No Clear Favorite in Insanely Deep 69kg Division

    ADGS Rio: No Clear Favorite in Insanely Deep 69kg Division

    Nov 16, 2018

    The 69 kg bracket is an insanely deep 24 competitor bracket with no clear favorite. Included in the division are Rafael Mansur (NS Brotherhood), Alexssandro Sodre (Clube Feijao), Joao Mendes (Atos), Isaque Paiva (Saikoo), Alexandre Vieira (BTT), Richar Nogueira (Cicero Costha), Victor Moraes (Cicero Costha) and Yago Rodrigues (CTMR).