Priscilla Gagné claimed her first international victory on Saturday at the Para-Panamerican Judo Championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil, winning the gold medal in the U52 kg division at the tournament for visually impaired athletes.
UAEJJF announces the second leg of the most prestigious jiu-jitsu world tour, to be held in Los Angeles on 23rd and 24th September at the LA Convention Center.
Check out episode 2 of the Polaris 5 Prologue featuring recently retired UFC bantamweight Brad Pickett, Phil Harris, BJJ legend Vitor Shaolin Ribeiro and UFC lightweight pioneer Caol Uno.
Check out episode 1 of the Polaris 5 preview with Gary Tonon, Dillon Danis, Jake Shields and Dan Strauss.
Benjamin Kendrick climbed onto the third step of the podium in the U90 kg division at the Cadet World Championships on Saturday. The tournament is being held in Santiago, Chile.
Luka Khatelishvili took Canada’s top spot on Friday at the Cadet World Championships in Santiago, Chile. With a total of two wins and two losses, he finished in seventh place in the U81 kg category.
UAEJJF recaps the national team journey at the World Games in Wroclaw, Poland.
Canada will be well represented at the fifth edition of the Cadet World Championships, being held in Santiago, Chile from August 9 to 13. The 15 members of Canada’s team were selected following two years of international competition.
UAEJJF recaps the best of the Jiu-Jitsu President’s Cup round 1.
Check out the video highlights of the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation from the past year.
See the video highlights of U.A.E.’s national jiu-jitsu team at World Games 2017 in Poland.
On day one of the judo trials at the VIII Jeux de la Francophonie, being held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Gueorgui Poklitar captured a silver medal for the Quebec delegation on Tuesday in the U66 kg division.
Saturday, one lonely Canadian judoka was on the tatami at the European Judo Open in Minsk, Belarus. However, Warren Seib (U73 kg) was ousted from the competition rather quickly, after a loss and a win in preliminary rounds.
Watch the recap of UAEJJF’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour 2017 stop in Tokyo, Japan.
This Saturday, three Canadian judokas climbed atop the podium at the Junior European Judo Cup in Paks, Hungary.
The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation conducted the official Weigh-ins today at the Makuhari Messe Convention Center ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo, which takes place tomorrow on 15th July.
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo will be broadcasted on Fight Network in Canada, plus on many other networks across the world.
After ousting her Polish opponent, Zuzanna Komarek, by ippon in the U57 kg bronze medal final, Canadian judoka Yumi Amal Bellali stepped onto the third level of the podium on Saturday at the Junior European Cup, being held in Gdynia, Poland.
UAEJJF’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu Jitsu World Tour stops in Tokyo on July 15. Here is what they have in store.
Canada added two more medals to its collection at China’s Hohhot Grand Prix on Saturday.
Friday, Canadian judokas Ecaterina Guica and Jessica Klimkait both added a medal to their growing collections.
Two hours after being defeated in overtime in the U90 kg bronze medal fight against Cuba’s Ivan Felipe Silva Morales on Sunday in Mexico, Zachary Burt was still trying to make sense of the referee’s call.
Étienne Briand is leaving Mexico with a silver medal around his neck. Although the Montrealer bowed out to his opponent in the U81 kg final at the Cancun Grand Prix, he did not go down without a fight.
Aaron Pico stops by to play the Google Search Game! Don’t miss his upcoming fight at Bellator NYC.
UAEJJF will offer cash prizes of over $125,000 in each of the four host cities [and over $200,000 at the Abu Dhabi leg of the tour] at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Season 3: Los Angeles, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, Abu Dhabi and London.
The UAEJJF has the next season already planned! Find more information on how to participate on www.UAEJJF.org.
We still can’t get over how exciting, thrilling, inspiring, moving and powerful the 9th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship was. Here is the best of it!
The curtain came down on the Canadian Judo Championships Presented by biosports.team on Sunday afternoon.
The 2017 Canadian Judo Championships Presented by biosports.team are now officially open. Although the Kata events began on Thursday, the opening ceremonies took place Friday morning at the Olympic Oval in Calgary.
Jessica Klimkait was the only Canadian to step onto the podium on Saturday at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam in Russia, claiming a bronze medal in the U57 kg division.
A judo bout is an intense four-minute adrenalin rush where the object is to avoid finding oneself lying on one’s back on the tatamis.