Sheik Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan was in the audience to watch his favorite Faisal Al Ketbi.
UAE’s greatest talent had the chance of conquering the brown belt open class division.
In his way to glory, Brazilian Marcio André, a standout in the division with many titles won around the world.
The match didn’t see much action, with Faisal on top most of the time working the pass and André trying to sweep.
Near the end, the referees awarded a series of advantages to both fighters and the three officials seemed not to agree among them.
In the end, a 1 – 1 tie on advantages and the win going to Faisal by a 3 – 0 vote count.
See if you agree with the referees.