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Dubai Jiu-Jitsu Championship kicks off on Dec.14
December 10, 2018
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Abu Dhabi: Under the gracious patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, the 6th Dubai International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship is set to kick off at Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on Dec.14.

Attracting broad participation from international professionals, the two-day Championship will see players aged 16 and above compete across the Junior, Adult and Master categories.

The Dubai International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship has successfully established itself as an international professional Jiu-Jitsu event over the years. Providing a highly-competitive environment, it has attracted top international players, offering participants the chance to enhance their experience through facing their peers across various belts and skills.

The Championship also constitutes an important milestone in the players’ professional careers, allowing them to accumulate points and climb up the official UAEJJF rankings.

A Strategic Championship Youssef Al Batran, UAEJJF Board Member and Director of the Dubai International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship, emphasised that the Championship supports the UAEJJF’s strategy of strengthening the country’s position on the international Jiu-Jitsu stage.

This, he added, will be achieved through attracting international professionals of various levels and skills, which will help develop the participants’ abilities.

“The significance of this competition stems from the fact that it offers players the chance to improve their national and international rankings and take their careers to new levels,” Batran said.

“They will be able to prove their ability that they are ready to compete at international events and continue making achievements that carry the name of the UAE.”

Extending his gratitude and appreciation to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, for his gracious patronage of the Championship and Jiu-Jitsu in general, Al Batran also stressed that Dubai hosting the Championship enhances its status as sports people favorite hub.

“Given the broad participation by professionals with strong track records of national and international achievements, we are confident of witnessing an intense competition that will deliver performances of the highest professional levels,” he said.

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