The Abu Dhabi World Pro 2012 trials will hit Montreal this Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26.
As the only Canadian stop on the World Pro trials calendar, top North American Jiu Jitsu players come out to qualify for the all expenses paid trip to the championships in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Josh Griffiths, Ryan Hall, DJ Jackson, James Harbison and Mackenzie Dern were among those qualifying in Montreal last year.
Fights begin Saturday with the semifinalists of each division battling for the trip and cash prize on Sunday. Division finals will be airing live on Abu Dhabi television.
Jiu Jitsu champions from nearly 25 World Pro trials, held worldwide from September 2011 to March 2012, will meet at the World Pro Championships in Abu Dhabi April 12-14, 2012.
The fourth annual Montreal World Pro trials are being held at the Pierre Charbonneau Centre this weekend.