Finally our sport is becoming professional.
Under the patronage of the H.H.Sheik Mohamad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is promoting the second World Professional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Cup.
The event will happen in Abu Dhabi, on 15, 16 and 17 of April, 2010 and will offer a total prize of Us$ 150,000.00 (one hundred and fifth thousand american dollars), now in 2010 the total prize became Us$ 150,000.00 to be shared by first and second placed competitors of each division.
This competition will surely soon be the most important BJJ tournament in the World, surpassing the other comps held by other federations, those want to keep our sport amateur. ABU DHABI want bjj became world Professional Sport.
The tournament will be open to everyone
Regions of the World will hold Trials too,
The participation on the Trials is not mandatory, everyone can go to the main event, but the winners of the Trials will have all expenses paid.
A-PURPLE, BROWN AND BLACK BELTS
65KG, 74KG, 83KG, 92KG, +92KG, OPEN
1 PLACE OPEN WEIGHT = 12,000 US
1 PLACE = 8,000 US
2 PLACE = 3,000 US
3 PLACE = 1,500 US
B- WHITE AND BLUE BELTS (11)
63KG, 68KG, 73KG, 78KG, 83KG, 88KG, 93KG, 98KG, +98KG,
OPEN LIGHT -73KG, OPEN HEAVY + 73KG
1 PLACE = 3,000 US
2 PLACE = 1,500 US
C- FEMALE DIVISION (2)
LIGHT -63KG AND HEAVY +63KG
1 PLACE = 3,500 US
2 PLACE = 2,000 US