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Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Urijah ‘The California Kid’ Faber has been a special guest at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, exciting the packed stands as he posed for photographs with Emirati winners and attending the opening ceremony yesterday.

Adding to the tournament excitement, Faber, a mixed marital arts legend known globally for his devastating use of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in UFC, will be present throughout the ultimate fight weekend at the First Gulf Bank Arena (FGB Arena), meeting fans and conducting training demos.

Held under the Patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces, this year’s competition has already witnessed top flight action as the strongest line-up of Jiu-Jitsu fighters ever assembled battle for the prestigious title of ‘World Champion’ and an increased cash prize of AED 1.61 million.

The Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2014 is proudly supported by:

Official Partner: International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC)

Official Sponsor: Abu Dhabi Sports Channels and Super.ae

Diamond Sponsors: Abu Dhabi Police, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Premier Motors and Land Rover

Gold Sponsors: Abu Dhabi Education Council, Al Ain Water, Dolphin Energy Limited, Etihad Airways, Tawazun

Silver Sponsors: Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, National Bank of Abu Dhabi

Bronze Sponsors: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, Abu Dhabi Ports Company, Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, Masdar

For more information please visit – www.uaejj.com

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September 25, 2014 — Jiu Jitsu Style