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Mohammed Yahya to grow to be first Emirati UFC fighter

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Mohammed Yahya to grow to be first Emirati UFC fighter

Tuesday, 12 September 2023 07:10

By ARN News Staff


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Mohammed Yahya is about to grow to be the UAE’s first-ever fighter to compete within the UFC.

The 29-year-old introduced he has inked a historic take care of the world’s main MMA promotion and is anticipated to make his debut at UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi. 

Yahya is reportedly set to face American Trevor Peek on October 21 at Etihad Arena.

“I’ve been training since March so I’m ready. I’ll make all Arabs proud,” stated the Dubai-based athlete.

Yahya made his MMA debut in 2012 after signing with regional promotion Desert Force and received 4 out of 5 fights. He then went on to compete twice in Bellator – successful as soon as. In 2019, he signed for UAE Warriors.

UFC 294 is headlined by Islam Makhachev and Charles Oliveira, in a rematch of their UFC 280 bout in Abu Dhabi final yr. 

Source web site: www.dubai92.com