The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® will be broadcasted across 100 countries on Live and delayed telecast on 24 TV channels.
Abu Dhabi King of Mats® Third Edition Middleweight black belts to start at 3pm on Saturday 12th January, at the Mubadala Arena.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 5th January, 2019: 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® Jiu-Jitsu World Tour, which is set to take place on 10th, 11th, and 12th January at the Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam® in Abu Dhabi will begin at 17:00pm to 21:00pm on 10th January and from 11:00am until 19:00pm (Abu Dhabi standard time) on 11th & 12th January at the Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City.
Commenting on the upcoming event, H.E Abdulmunem Al Hashemi, Chairman of UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation®, President of Jiu-Jitsu Asian Union & Senior Vice President of Jiu-Jitsu International Federation said, “I would like to thank our sponsors: Abu Dhabi Media, Abu Dhabi Tourism, EMAAR and Palm Sports. Strategic partnerships are really important at this stage to take a sports product and propel it towards sustainability, which we are achieving.”
“The Abu Dhabi 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.”
Isaque Bahiense, middleweight black belt world champion, who will be competing in the Abu Dhabi King of Mats® Third Edition, said, “I would like to thank UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation for extending me this exclusive invitation, it is an honor to be considered among one of the best black belt middleweights in the world. I have won the World Pro and Grand Slam last couple of years and now I want to add the Abu Dhabi King of Mats title to the list. See you all at the Mubadala Arena on 10th, 11th and 12th January ”
The event will be broadcasted live on Abu Dhabi Sports in MENA, FloGrappling worldwide live stream, Combate in Brazil and Airtel TV, Idea Movies & TV, Jio TV and Triple Play IPTV in India.
The event will also be aired on delayed basis on FOX Sports in Asia, Fight Network in Canada, UK, Europe and MENA, Fight Sports in North America, Caribbean, Europe, Japan, Astro in Malaysia, Starhub in Singapore, ABS-CBN Sports in Philippines, Orange TV, IndiHome and MyRepublik in Indonesia, Singtel in Singapore and Australia, Azam Sports in Africa, EB-TV in Asia, TV Asahi in Japan, SFR Sports in France, Dubai Sports and Sharjah Sports in MENA.
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