The United Arab Emirates continues to host the most monumental Jiu Jitsu tournament in the capital city Abu Dhabi, welcoming players the most internationally diverse line up of male and female players ever with competitors from more than 100 different countries expected, all battling for the prestigious titles and increased prize fund of over AED 2 Million.
Athletes from Lebanon, sponsored by the Lebanese Jiu Jitsu Federation, will be heading to Abu Dhabi next week to compete in the famous World Pro Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Tournament which takes place between 20 and 25 April.
The Lebanese team selection has several notable competitors that include:
- 3rd place European Open 2014 and 1st place master World Pro 2014 winner, Dr. Ali Hamedeh from Atos team Lebanon.
- Al Academiya Season 2 semi-finalist and professional fighter in the Desert Force promotion, Serges Saad, from Shogun Gym Lebanon.
- Impressive upcoming amateur fighter, Joy Achkar, from Tristar Gym Lebanon, who has competed and won in national free-style wrestling, submission grappling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and the Phoenix mixed martial arts tournament.
- Former Al Academiya Season 1 contestant and International Mixed Martial Arts Federation World Championship quarter finalist, Joeshwa Mortada, from Tristar Gym Lebanon.
With such a team, Lebanon is hopeful to receive several good results in the World Pro Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament to take place in Abu Dhabi. Best wishes for the Lebanese national team.
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