The Sweden Abu Dhabi World Pro Trials were held in Stockholm, Sweden on November 25, this past weekend. The scandinavian natives fought it out to win paid-for tickets to the main event in Abu Dhabi. Contestants will be headed to the spectacle in April 2013.
This was a 4 star event with travel packages only going to winners of certain divisions. In order to qualify athletes had to place in their weight divisions so that they could be entered into their appropriate absolute divisions. Only after winning the gold in the absolute would they be awarded the golden ticket.
Open Class White Belt Male – Marcus Buksinski of MMA Gerke
Open Class Blue Belt Male – Max Lindblad of Prana
Open Class White / Blue Belt Female – Ambar Villagrán of Checkmat
Open Class Purple Belt Male- Sasa Srndovic of Checkmat
Open Class Female Purple / Brown / Black Belt : Ida Hansson of Checkmat
Open Class Brown/ Black Belt Male Light: Sebastian Brosche of Frontline
Open Class Light Brown/Black Belt Male Heavy: Iran Mascarenhas of Checkmat
The next trials to be scheduled are coming up soon! See some of the locations & dates below!
December 1 – Argentina (3*)
December 1 – Portugal (5*)
December 15 – Italy (3*)December 15 – Hong Kong (3*)
January 19-22 – Rio de Janeiro (5*)
January 26-27 – San Deigo, CA (5*)
February 2 – Hawaii (4*)
For more information please visit: www.uaejj.com