“We are delighted to announce the third season of Abu Dhabi Grand Slam. It has been an incredible experience so far in a very short space of time. Last season the Grand Slam was broadcasted to 400 million homes in 85 countries through our 14 partner TV networks around the world, and I say that with pride as this makes the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam the Jiu- Jitsu, “said Mr. Abdulmunam Al Hashemi, President of the Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the United Arab Emirates, President of the Asian Jiu-Jitsu Union and Senior Vice President of the International Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
Indeed close to a million dollars in rewards will be given out to athletes who win prizes in the upcoming season. The top three gyms will also receive cash prizes in each city hosting the event and the top contenders will receive awards at the end of the season.