ABU DHABI, UAE, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour will be hosted at Excel London Arena on 18th March 2017
The Winners at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in London will win a combined total of $100,000 Cash Prizes
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, announces the fifth and final leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016/17 season to be held in Excel London Arena on Saturday 18th March. After four highly successful events in Los Aneles [USA], Tokyo [Japan], Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], and Abu Dhabi [UAE], the Grand Slam promises an entertaining show of the gentle art in London.
"This is the final Grand Slam event of the World Tour and we are excited to come to London once again - one of the greatest cities in the world. Our National UAEJJF team members will be competing over five different categories and they will be prepared. I wish them and the other competitors the best of luck," said His Excellency Abdulmunam Al Hashemi, Chairman of UAEJJF, President of JJAU & Senior Vice President of JJIF
Top black belts confirmed as of now include: Ana Srour, Claire-France Thevenon, Mayra Abrahao, Cornelia Rossier, Gabriel Regnier, Alexander Bayer, Stephanie Hennequin, Mieszko Maciejewski, Tiago Bravo, Konstantinos Nicolopoulos, Lucio Santos, Ricardo Oliveira, Jackson Santos, Craig Ewers.
"I am really excited to be fighting on home soil in the London leg of the Grand Slam. I have been competing all year building up to the Grand Slam. To have a competition at the highest level where we get to test our skills with the best players from around the world, here in London is just amazing," said David Prescott, British Brown Belt
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, London takes place from 10.00am - 18.00pm on Saturday March 18 and will be broadcasted live on Abu Dhabi Sports TV in MENA region. Other broadcast partners include: Canal Combate, FloGrappling, LeSports China, Dubai Sports TV, Fight Network, Abema TV, City 7 Dubai, Sharjah Sports TV and TNN Tunisia"
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour - London
Date: 18th February 2017
Venue: Excel London Arena
Cash Prize: Over $100,000
Registration Deadline: Monday, 13th March 2017
Event Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61HxHHDvr74
Contact: Omar Al Raisi, firstname.lastname@example.org, +(00)971501249118
SOURCE UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation