The Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) was created by the H.H. Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in the ’90s, after discovering and falling in love with Jiu Jitsu. With the help of his instructor Nelson Monteiro and a couple of friends, the ADCC took form and later become a huge championship, which takes place every two years and gather the most ferocious and skilled athletes to compete, chasing gold and glory in this challenging tournament, with his specific ruleset and where every match is like a final.

After 25 years of being one of the most prestigious grappling events on the Earth, ADCC keeps chasing greatness, holding bigger events in every edition. Huge prizes in money, lots of passionate fans all over the world, and historic matches in every competition, held in every corner of the planet in their main events, trials and opens.