January 08, 2019

After a shoulder injury suffered by Gilbert "Durinho" Burns, #1 IBJJF and Bad Boy fighter Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa has been the last addition to the roster of fighters that will be competing for the title of King Of Mats.

The Abu Dhabi King of Mats is a 10 men middleweight tournament with Grand Prix format for fighters with weight from 69 to 85kg. All the fighters are invited by the organization 

The current fighters expected for this tournament are:

  • Lucas "Hulk" Barbosa
  • Isaque Bahiense
  • Espen Mathiesen
  • Gabriel Arges
  • DJ Jackson
  • Manuel Ribamar
  • Rudson Mateus
  • Diego Ramalho 
  • Alan “Finfou” Nascimento
  • Roberto Satoshi

The Abu Dhabi King Of Mats Middleweight bracket will kick off on Saturday, January 12, at the Mubadala Arena, as part of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour.

The event can be watched live through FloGrappling