The second round of the sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu Championship, which will be held at the Carioca Arena in the Olympic Village in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, will start tomorrow, Saturday, with great demand for participation in various groups.
The organizing committee confirmed that despite the closing of the registration door early and about a month before the date previously set, the total number of participants in it reached 1096 players, to include the list of the strongest and best players in the world in every category of the violet, brown and black belts, especially in light of follow-up.
The great championship has become in all countries of the world, and in light of the successes achieved by one version after another, as part of the strategy of the Abu Dhabi Professional Jiu-Jitsu Association to spread its championships to all continents of the world, making it a primary goal for all heroes in various countries.
Tariq Al-Bahri, Director of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu Tours, said that His Excellency Abdul Moneim Al Hashemi, President of the UAE and Asian Federation, First Vice President of the International Federation of Jiu-Jitsu Federation, has been informed of all preparations for the launch of the event, and that he called for the application of the highest and most accurate precautionary measures in accordance with the approved medical protocol to preserve the safety of the players, as it was It was in the previous round in the American city of Miami.
Al-Bahri pointed out that the Association has become focused on selecting participants in specific high-level categories, especially since this tournament is held in a country that includes big names of jiu-jitsu giants and academies that are distinguished by the mastery of the art and methods of this sport, as there are more than two million jiu-jitsu practitioners in Brazil, who are involved in more Of the 16,000 private training academies, most of them are in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and Brazil has more than 10 thousand officially registered players who have a black belt, “the most prestigious and most professional category of Jiu-Jitsu practitioners.”
He noted that the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu Championship – Rio de Janeiro Tour opened for registration on April 1, 2020 and was closed on November 11, after it witnessed a great turnout for registration to participate in that round, which will be held over the course of the current 5 and 6 December, which gives An indication that the Organizing Committee is on a date with a new challenge from the organizational point of view that requires emphasis on the precautionary measures and requirements, and we are confident in our ability to absorb that large number of players, and to provide a hearty meal of fights that deserve to be watched for viewers who love fighting games successfully and safely.
He mentioned that the tournament is expected to witness the participation of 186 black belts, while the total number of women from the brown / black belt will reach 63, with the participation of the best 3 academies: GF Team Academy with 155 participants, Chic Matt International Academy with 69 participants, and an academy. Cicero Kosada has 64 participants, and the tournament will be broadcast live on Abu Dhabi Sports Channel, Compact Station in Brazil and the official championship channel on YouTube.