ADGS Rio Reaches Full Capacity; Big Names on the List to Compete in Exciting Weekend of Jiu-Jitsu

Once again, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Rio will be a great success.

As expected, the AJP had to close the registration period early as the event reached the venue’s full capacity.

Scheduled December 5-6, at the Arena Carioca 1, the ADGS Rio will gather the best competitors in the world for a full weekend of matches.

The adult black belt division and the adult brown/black belt division will feature a wide list of big names that include returning ADGS champions and also upcoming talents eager to upset the favorites.

Division by division, here are a few of the names that are on the list of athletes.

Adult Male Black Belt

Light-Featherweight (56kg) – Francisco Jonas Andrade, Rodnei Barbosa, Roitier Lima.

Featherweight (62kg) – Hiago George, Cleber Fernandes, Iago Carvalho.

Lightweight (69kg) – Leonardo Saggioro, Thiago Macedo, Yago Rodrigues.

Welterweight (77kg) – Natan Chueng, Pedro Neto, Johnny Loureiro.

Middleweight (85kg) – Claudio Calasans Jr, Guthierry Barbosa, Isaque Braz.

Light-Heavyweight (94k) – Guttemberg Pereira, Helton Junior, Elismaique Azevedo.

Heavyweight (120kg) – Igor Schneider, Eduardo Lopes, Pedro Alex Pimenta.

Adult Female Brown/Black Belt

Roosterweight (49kg) – Eliana Carauni, Brenda Larissa, Polyana Araujo.

Light-Featheweight (55kg) – Bianca Basilio, Ana Rodrigues, Gabriela Fletcher.

Lightweight (62kg) – Julia Alves, Mayara Abrahão, Patricia Pavani.

Middleweight (70kg) – Beatriz Mesquita, Thamara Silva, Julia Boscher.

Heavyweight (95kg) – Gabrieli Pessanha, Yara Nascimento, Claire-France Thevenon.

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