Lowdown on the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship: Where and when to watch the action

Here is a look at what will be happening at the 10th year of the event, which is being held at the Mubadala Arena at Zayed Sports City

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The Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship celebrates 10 years when the event is staged at the Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City from April 16 to 28.

Here is a guide and lowdown of the 13-day championship.

What The 10th Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship.

Where The Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City.

When From April 16 to 28.

Entry for fans Free on all days.

Prizes for fans Daily raffle draws.

Total prize fund for the championship US$1 million (Dh3.6m)


April 16 and 17

National championship for U18 UAE nationals only.

April 18 and 19

National championship for above 18 years UAE nationals only.

April 20 and 21

Abu Dhabi Festival for U18’s, Kids Festival from ages 4 to 17, and adults white belt, Masters 3 and 4, Para jiu-jitsu all categories, Masters 3 and 4, and Masters World Pro 1 and 2.

April 22 and 23

Abu Dhabi World Youth U18 Open and Junior Open for 10 to 17 years of age.

April 24

Abu Dhabi Kings of the Mats competition for former World Pro and Grand Slam champions.

April 24 to 28

Abu Dhabi World Professional Championship for belt divisions; blue, purple, brown and black, and Masters 1 and 2.


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