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Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Fight Week Begins in Abu Dhabi With Three Days of Gentle Art Performances

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® will be broadcasted across 100 countries on 24 TV channels. Abu Dhabi King of Mats® 3rd Edition Middleweight black belts, 12 January

ABU DHABI, UAE, December 28, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 5th January, 2019: Some of the most exciting jiu-jitsu players from across the globe and especially in the Middle East are descending in Abu Dhabi to perform at the fourth leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® Jiu-Jitsu World Tour, which is set to take place on 10th, 11th, and 12th January at the Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City.

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® in Abu Dhabi will begin at 10:00am until 19:00pm (Abu Dhabi standard time) on all three days the Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City.

Commenting on the upcoming event, H.E Abdulmunem Al Hashemi, Chairman of UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation®, President of Jiu-Jitsu Asian Union & Senior Vice President of Jiu-Jitsu International Federation said, “I would like to thank our sponsors: Mubadala Investment Company, Abu Dhabi Media, Abu Dhabi Tourism, EMAAR, Etihad Airways and Palm Sports. Strategic partnerships are really important at this stage to take a sports product and propel it towards sustainability, which we are achieving.”

“The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam has become a must in the jiu-jitsu calendar, especially for all the competitors in the Arab world, all the best players from across the region look forward to it and we are proud that we can host them with a competitive environment where they can showcase their skills with the best in the game.”

Isaque Bahiense, middleweight black belt world champion, who will be competing in the Abu Dhabi King of Mats® Third Edition, said, “I would like to thank UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation for extending me this exclusive invitation, it is an honor to be considered among one of the best black belt middleweights in the world. I have won the World Pro and Grand Slam last couple of years and now I want to add the Abu Dhabi King of Mats title to the list. See you all at the Mubadala Arena on 10th, 11th and 12th January ”

Broadcast Details
The event will be broadcasted live on Abu Dhabi Sports in MENA, FloGrappling worldwide live stream, Combate in Brazil and Airtel TV, Idea Movies & TV, Jio TV and Triple Play IPTV in India.

The event will also be aired on delayed basis on FOX Sports in Asia, Fight Network in Canada, UK, Europe and MENA, Fight Sports in North America, Caribbean, Europe, Japan, Astro in Malaysia, Starhub in Singapore, ABS-CBN Sports in Philippines, Orange TV, IndiHome and MyRepublik in Indonesia, Singtel in Singapore and Australia, Azam Sports in Africa, EB-TV in Asia, TV Asahi in Japan, SFR Sports in France, Dubai Sports and Sharjah Sports in MENA.

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MEDIA ACCREDITATION
Players will be available for flash interviews at the Media Zone on all three days. Event media credentials can be picked up on Thursday 10th January from 9am at the Mubadala Arena. Emirates ID is required for credential pick-up.

FIGHT WEEK ACTIVITIES

WEIGH-IN SCHEDULE

Pre Date Weigh-In 1: Wednesday 9th January [17:00pm to 19:00pm]
Venue: Mubadala Arena
Belt Category: White Belt | Purple Belt | Adults & Masters

Pre Date Weigh-In 2: Thursday 10th January [17:00pm to 19:00pm]
Venue: Mubadala Arena
Belt Category: Brown Belt | Black Belt | Adults & Masters

Pre Date Weigh-In 3: Friday 11th January [17:00pm to 19:00pm]
Venue: Mubadala Arena
Belt Category: White Belt | Blue Belt | Juveniles

On Date Early Weigh-In 1 & 2: Thursday 10th, Friday 11th & Saturday 12th January [8:30am to 9:30am]
Venue: Mubadala Arena


FIGHT SCHEDULE

DAY1– Thursday 10th January | 10:00am to 19:00pm
Venue: Mubadala Arena
Belt Category: White Belt | Purple Belt | Adults & Masters | Male & Female

DAY2– Friday 11th January | 10:00am to 19:00pm
Venue: Mubadala Arena
Belt Category: Brown Belt | Black Belt | Adults & Masters | Male & Female

DAY3– Saturday 12th January | 10:00am to 19:00pm
Venue: Mubadala Arena
Belt Category: Abu Dhabi King of Mats | white Belt | Blue Belt | Juveniles, Adults & Masters | Male & Female

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Note to Editors

About UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation®:
UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation® was established in November 2012 as the official authority for the sport of jiu-jitsu in the UAE. The Federation plays a leading role in supporting jiu-jitsu and contributing to building a strong generation of UAE athletes to excel at the local and international levels. The Federation’s role is to implement policies that develop the sport in collaboration with various government entities, educational institutions and other partners in order to advance the sport locally, regionally and globally. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @uaejjf, follow us on Instagram @uaejjf and visit us online at https://www.uaejjf.com

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