Sunday, July 10, 2011 – The ADCC 2011 Submission Fighting World Championships will take place in Nottingham, England on 24th and 25th of September.

Saturday, September 24 at 9:00am – September 25 at 8:00pm

Capital FM Arena Nottingham

Bolero Square, The Lace Market
Nottingham, United Kingdom

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Masaru Fight Co Ltd in association with the ADCC is proud to announce the ADCC UK 2011 Tournament will be held in Nottingham on 24th & 25th September.The ADCC UK 2011 is an event that will change the history of fight events in the UK. This is the most prestigious fight tournament ever held in the UK with the World’s most celebrated fighters entering the arena.

ADCC is an invitation only event which takes place every 2 years to determine the best no-gi grapplers in the world. With only 16 competitors in each of 5 weight classes for men, and 2 weight classes for women, plus the absolutes, it is the most difficult Submission Fighting event in existence to qualify for. Ahead of the tournament, qualifiers are held on every Continent to determine the representatives of each Continent.

After months of speculation and after carefully reviewing all the bids from various promoters, the ADCC Committee has awarded the championship to Nottingham, UK, where it will be promoted and hosted by MASARU FIGHT CO LTD. The event will take place one of the UK’s most prestigious Arenas, the Capital FM Arena Nottingham on the 24th and 25th of September. Qualifying rounds are still being held so the full line-up of fighters cannot be announced at this stage.

Nottingham is situated in the heart of the UK and is most famous for the legend of Robin Hood. With enviable transport links to Nottingham, the Arena is within easy reach from almost anywhere. As well as the excellent facilities of the Capital FM Arena, Nottingham has a well earned reputation for its hospitality so a good time will be had by all.

Tickets sales for the event will be announced in due course and will be available from the Nottingham Capital FM Arena website.

Sunday, July 10, 2011 – The ADCC 2011 Submission Fighting World Championships will take place in Nottingham, England on 24th and 25th of September.

All the fighters will weigh-in on Friday 23rd of September and just before their first fights on 24th and 25th of September.

If any Fighter fails to make the weigh-in, will be replaced by an Alternate Fighter.

The general Weigh-ins will be held on Friday afternoon, 23rd of September, right after the Rules Meeting

Both the Rules Meeting and the Weigh-ins are mandatory for all the competitors.

The ADCC weight classes are:


-65.9kg, -76.9kg, -87.9kg, -98.9kg, +99kg, Absolute Class


-60kg, +60kg

The weigh-ins are strict and there will not be any weight allowances.



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