The 9th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship hosts the second annual Abu Dhabi Legends showdown. Fans can witness the exciting weigh-in event which will take place at Yas Mall on Friday 21st April, ahead of their epic battles on Saturday 22nd April at the IPIC Arena. The weigh-in is a free-to-attend event.
Ten Jiu-Jitsu icons, both current and retired, will battle it out on the mat for five gold belts in the ultimate clash of talent.
Fights will take place between Bantamweight legends Wellington “Megaton” Dias (USA) and Helio “Soneca” Moreira (Brazil); Lightweight legends Alexandre “Soca” Freitas and Baret Yoshida (HAW); Welterweight legends Kenny Florian (USA) and Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro; Middleweight legends Amaury Bitetti (BRA) and Roberto “Spider” Traven (USA); and Heavyweight legends Marcio “Pe de Pano” Cruz (BRA) and Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga (BRA).
Date: Friday 21st April 2017
Time: Arrival 18:30pm; Event begins 19:00pm
Location: Town Square, Yas Mall