After a successful launch in the 2018/2019 season, the Abu Dhabi King of Mats series entered the 2019/2020 season aiming even higher as the elite of the Jiu-Jitsu competition world lined up for battle. All three weight classes (lightweight, middleweight and heavyweight) had events throughout the season. The grand finale was in Rio, on November 2019, when the three crowns were at play. Let's relive the thrills of each ADKOM event in the past 12 months. Abu Dhabi King of Mats –
The 2019/2020 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour was one for the history books. From June 2019 to March 2020, thousands of competitors took the highest level of Jiu-Jitsu to six of the most important cities in the world. Moscow, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, Abu Dhabi and London were the stages of a global parade of talents and dedication to achieve the highest of glories. As the final match in the 2019/2020 ADGS season took place at the Copper Box Arena, on March
The 2019/2020 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour is in the books. After 10 months, six cities, thousands of matches and tens of thousands of competitors from all over the planet, the grand finale took place this weekend of March 7-8, in London, England. Once again, the Copper Box Arena, at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, was home for some of the best competitors in the world. For two full days of action, they awed the crowd on the stands and at home with top notch perf
Day 1 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour London was an all blue belt affair at the Copper Box Arena. From juvenile to Master 2, hundreds of athletes stepped on the mats hoping to be one of the three on the winners podium at the end of each weight class. The roster of athletes included aces from all over the world, as Jiu-Jitsu becomes a global phenomenon that grows stronger by the day. Young and talented, the blue belt juvenile division opened the scheduled at the Copper Box Ar
A new queen was crowned in Abu Dhabi on January 2020. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour reached the United Arab Emirates for the fifth year in a row and once again was a huge success. The Abu Dhabi Queen of Mats featured its second edition, this time in the heavyweight division. Gabrieli Pessanha imposed her game on the toughest of oppositions. This issue also brings technical tips, lifestyle guides and much more. Have a great read. CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO READ ONLINE NOW!
It's competition week for the hundreds of athletes registered for the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour London, March 7-8, at the Copper Box Arena. The black belt division is filled with an insane amount of talent. Every weight class will most probably feature thrilling matches on their way to the final. Here are the battles that could happen in London. Adult Female Brown/Black Belt 49kg Mayssa Caldas vs. Brenda Larissa – They have met three times this season so far, all gold medal m