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Strong field to vie for AD Grand Slam glory
January 04, 2018
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Abu Dhabi: 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(r) Jiu-Jitsu World Tour, which is set to take place in Abu Dhabi on Jan.12 and 13 at the Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City.

Igor Silva, Black belt world champion, who is competing in the 110kg Adult category, said: “It’s good to have the Grand Slam come to the home of Jiu-Jitsu. I’ve trained well without injuries with my ‘commando group’ team-mates. We did well at the Grand Slam in Rio, we are hoping to finish in the top three as a team in Abu Dhabi, so I think this one will be one of the best of the season, see you all at the Mubadala Arena.”

Commenting on the upcoming event, Abdulmunem Al Hashemi, Chairman of UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation(r), President of Jiu-Jitsu Asian Union and 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 and Palm Sports. Strategic partnerships are really important to take a product and propel it towards sustainability.”

“The 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.”

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam(r) Abu Dhabi will be broadcasted live on Abu Dhabi Sports in the UAE and Mena region, Combate and SporTV in Brazil, FloGrappling worldwide stream, FOX Sports in Asia, Fight Network in Canada, Europe and Mena regions, Astro in Malaysia, Starhub in Singapore, ABS-CBN Sports in Philippines, Orange TV in Indonesia, SCTV in Vietnam, Singtel in Singapore and Australia, Super Sport and Azam Sports in Africa, Fight Sports in the Caribbean, North America and Europe regions and on delayed telecast on Dubai Sports and Sharjah Sports.

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