Jiu-Jitsu Podium Cup: Abu Dhabi Idol added to Heavyweight GP in February

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The brown belt with Prince Faisal Mohamed bin Zayed, the UAE, after one of his accomplishments in Jiu-Jitsu.

The Jiu – Jitsu Brown Belt Faisal Fahad Al – Kitbe is a big idol in his country.

Adopted son of Sheikh Zayed bin Tahnoon, the creator of ADCC, the athlete of Team UAEJJ has been traveling the world for many years with the goal of improving his game, and always honorably representing the UAE in various IBJJF competitions such as the European, Pan and many others.

On February 1st, Faisal will be an international attraction of the Heavyweight GP, next to the American Tim Spriggs (Lloyd Irvin).

” It’s a new generation of talent that we are pleased to present to the fans here in Brazil,” recalls the event organizer, Jeferson mayca. Right now, there are only two vacancies remaining for the Grand Prix.


Check out how is the card for the February event, to be held in Rio:


Cup Podium: Heavy GP 2014

Club Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ

Saturday, February 1, 2014


Challenge of Cities:

Magid Hage (San Diego) x Franco Marini (Buenos Aires); fight will have no points or time limit, submission only.


Athletes at the Grand Prix to 98kg:

Rodolfo Vieira (GFTeam)

Leandro Lo (Cicero Costha)

Leonardo Nogueira (Alliance)

Alexandre Souza (AS Team)

Ricardo Bastos (Nova União )

Luiz Panza (Barbosa )

Tim Spriggs (Team Lloyd Irvin)

Faisal Al – Kitbe (UAEJJ )




Special Fight:

Felipe Sloth (Gracie Barra) x Guto Campos (Atos / Guetho)

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