Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship

The eighth annual Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship will soon be underway! Now in its eighth year, this competition attracts legendary names in the sport as well as emerging stars. The event runs from April 15 to April 24 and will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

Biggest BJJ Tournament Ever?

In an announcement on their Facebook page, the UAEJJF said they expect more than 5,000 competitors from 100 countries to appear, which would make it larger than the European Championships which featured over 3,500 competitors from 70 countries.

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