Jiu-Jitsu around the world: 5 events to compete or watch all over the globe


Doesn’t matter where you live in the world, there’s probably a great Jiu-Jitsu event about to happen near you.

Fight to Win Pro 37 (June 23, Scotsdale, AZ)

The Fight to Win promotion keeps on its mission to bring Jiu-Jitsu to every important market in North America. The latest stop will be on Scotsdale, Arizona, for another stacked card of matches. The main event will feature the always exciting AJ Agazarm in a battle against former UFC champion Benson Henderson. There are other 29 matches on the program.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo (July 15, Tokyo, Japan)

The UAEJJF year-round tour returns to a new season that kicks off in Tokyo, Japan. The Grand Slam will award over $125k in prizes on each one of the 5 stops. Also, every UAEJJF event will add points in the annual ranking that will grant you a spot in the 2018 ADWPJJC and the chance to win even bigger prizes at the end of the season.

Five Grappling (July 15, San Diego, CA)

It’s time for the lightweights. Eight of the best 155lb athletes in the world will clash for the division belt in San Diego. The event will also feature a series of black belt. Super matches headlined by a true war between Keenan Cornelius and Matheus Diniz.

ACB JJ GP 6 (July 16, Moscow, Russia)

This time, fighters under 65Kg will battle for the big prizes. Augusto Tanquinho, Osvaldo Queixinho, Rafael Barata, Laercio Fernandes, Milton Bastos are some of the names competing.

Gracie Cup (July 22-23, Rio de Janeiro Brazil)

The event put together by Kyra Gracie will combine both an open championship and a super match. In this case, the mother of all super matches featuring the two most accomplished Jiu-Jitsu competitors of all times, Marcus Buchecha and Roger Gracie.

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Last modified: June 26, 2017

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