Zayed Alkatheeri is a professional black belt jiu-jitsu competitor from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who made history last weekend by the adult black belt rooster division at the 2023 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Champinships.
Zayed (23) is black belt in BJJ under Ribamar Santiago.
Zayed Alkatheeri has won everything on the Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro (AJP) Tour circuit where he won the World Pro and Grand Slam at the brown belt.
Zayed started training BJJ at the age of 16. He joined the Al Jazeera Sportsclub which was lead by Aliiance’s Ribamar Santiago.
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Here is Zayed’s 2023 Pan final against Niwa of AOJ: