IJF Tokyo Grand Slam 2016 Preview

What better place than Tokyo in Japan to conclude a particularly successful Olympic season for judo! After a busy and amazing year of judo, the best athletes will again be present on the tatami of the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, from December 2-4, for the last IJF event of the 2016 calendar.

UAE Jiu Jitsu Federation World Tour Stops in Abu Dhabi on Jan. 13 & 14

The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, announces the fourth leg of the most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu championship series in the world: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour 2016-17, to be hosted, for the first time, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Fight Network Italia Set to Launch Across Italy

Fight Network today announced the launch of Fight Network Italia, which will be available free to Sky Italia subscribers on SKY 804, reaching over 6 million passionate viewers. The service will launch on November 18, 2016.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro Day 2 Results

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Rio Den Janeiro continued where it left off yesterday, as the UAE National team had another impressive set of performances at the No Gi divisions and won a total of 24 medals in the presence of UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation board member Mr Mohamed Humaid bin Dalmouj and the president of Brazil Jiu-Jitsu Federation Mr Walter Matos.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro 2016 Weigh-in Photos

The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport of Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, conducted the official Gi Weigh-ins today at the Rio Olympic Arena, ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

IJF: Judo For The World – India

The International Judo Federation has just released the 8th episode of the Judo for the World series which was a nominee and finalist at the Sportel Awards in Monaco. After Japan, Cuba, Brazil, Turkey, Australia, Zambia and Hungary, the focus is now on how judo changed and impacted lives of people in India.

Muay Thai Ontario: Looking to the Future

Airplane mode is a strange thing. With no connection to the almighty inter-web, cruising over the Atlantic en route to an international fight gala in Vienna, Austria, I decided to begin typing into my phone’s notepad in an effort to get started on an opinion piece I had wanted to get going on for a while.

IJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 Day 2 Recap & Photos

The United Arab Emirates’ first Olympic judo medallist Sergiu TOMA (U.A.E.) took centre stage on day two of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 as he became his country’s first IJF Grand Slam winner at the IPIC Arena.

IJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 Day 1 Recap & Photos

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016, the penultimate Grand Slam of the year, opened on #WorldJudoDay as Rio 2016 Olympic medallists returned to the IJF World Judo Tour for the first time in the United Arab Emirates.

IJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam 2016 Preview

The United Arab Emirates is the setting for the fourth IJF Grand Slam of the 2016 season from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 October and marks the return of a number of Rio 2016 Olympic medallists who will compete for the first time since Brazil.

Judo for the World – Finalist at Sportel Awards

After a very successful first day for the International Judo Federation at Sportel Monaco 2016, the world’s leading marketing and TV rights convention, with the important and historical signature of the partnership with Japanese based company, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners Incorporated, the IJF had a fruitful second day as the IJF Judo for the World film dedicated to Japan was a finalist at the Sportel Awards.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo 2016 Results & Photos

The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam returned to Tokyo for the second leg of the Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Series, as Mackenzie Dern made easy work of Meagan Green by a knee-bar submission within 2 minutes at the Gi 70kg female black belt division finals and Alexandre Ribeiro lost a highly competitive and close fight to Felipe Pena at the Gi 94kg male black belt division at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour.

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo 2016 – Fight Week Schedule

Over 500 jiu-jitsu players from around the world have registered to compete at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour in Tokyo, Japan, taking place on Sunday 23rd October 2016 at the Big Turtle Fukaya, Saitama.

IJF Tashkent Grand Prix 2016 Day 3 Recap & Photos

The Tashkent Grand Prix 2016, the second IJF Grand Prix following the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and penultimate Grand Prix of the year, came to a rip-roaring conclusion on Saturday as the heavyweights had their chance to shine in Uzbekistan.