The 2019 Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Awards gathered the global Jiu-Jitsu community this Saturday, April 27, at the prestigious Emirates Palace, in Abu Dhabi. Athletes, Officials, Organizers, Media representatives, among others, joined for a night of celebration when the effort, hard work and talent on and off the mats were recognized. His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Department of Transport, was joined by the Chairman of the UAEJJF, A
Fast and furious. The final day of the 2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, this Friday, April 26, took less than two hours for all the champions in the adult male black belt division and the adult female brown/black belt division to be known. In fast paced matches, the best competitors in the world claimed their spots on the top of the most prestigious podium in the world. Here's how each gold medal match played out. MALE BLACK BELT 56kg – Hiago George w
The black belt finals for the adult male black belt division and the adult female brown/black belt division are set. Day 6 of the 2019 ADWPJJC, this Thursday, April 25, treated Jiu-Jitsu fans both on the stands and watching at home to the highest level of competition. Here's how each gold medal match was defined on the mats of the Mubadala Arena. MALE BLACK BELT 56kg Hiago George vs. Carlos Alberto Oliveira Each finalist fought three times to secure their spot in the gold med
The fifth day of the 2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, this Wednesday, April 24, at the Mubadala Arena, had as its main event the country qualifiers for the adult male black belt division and the adult female brown/black belt division. As the country with the largest number of black belt competitors, Brazil had all the country qualifiers at play. Here's how each weight class played out until one competitor secured their place in the main bracket. ADULT
The 2018/2019 season was one for the books. Records were broken as Jiu-Jitsu spread across the world as a good-will movement that brought people together. Jiu-Jitsu World #17 is here to document all of that. The past 12 months represented unbridled growth for the art we all love. As we prepare for the 2019 ADWPJJC, look back and relive the thrills of a true year of excellence on and off the mats. Read Online now!
Day 4 of the 2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship shifted into high gear as the master black belt division entered the Mubadala Arena for the pleasure of the crowd, this Tuesday, April 23. Experienced competitors with 30 years of age or more gave all they had in search of the ultimate glory and also their share of hefty money prizes. Here is how each weight class played out in the Masters 1 black belt division. MALE 56kg - Portugal's Juan Lopes da Silva fo