The ABU DHABI CUP operates on a single elimination system, which adheres to the official International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation rules. Please visit the following website for more information on the rules.
International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rules
A competitor can win a match by submission, points, advantage or referee's decision.
Throws and/or Takedowns
Knee on stomach
Top mount position
Changing position (Guard or Half-Guard to top)
Passing the guard
Control from the back (Back mount and/or Back Grab)
Advantage is determined by aggressiveness, submission attempts, takedown attempts and superior positioning.
Disclaimer: The promoters are not liable for any injury and / or accident involving the competitors. The event is properly insured. Medical staff will be on the premises to provide First-Aid as needed.