August 12, 2022

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Exciting start to the World Mixed Martial Arts Championship

Exciting start to the World Mixed Martial Arts Championship

The World Mixed Martial Arts Championships kicked off at the Jiu-Jitsu Stadium in Saeed Sports City, Abu Dhabi and will continue until January 29, with 521 athletes representing 60 countries taking part.

The first day of the championship, which was attended by 146 players from 73 battles in 4 cages, was full of intense and exciting matches. The men’s and women’s qualifying rounds will be held on Tuesday. , When the final rounds start the next day Wednesday.

The first day of competitions and the opening of the event were attended by the President of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation, British Great Brown, the President of the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation, Mohammad Gambar, and the General Secretary of the Mixed Martial Arts Association, Mohammad Jassim Al Hosani. The art group is led by Fouad Darwish, CEO of Palms Sports and Danson White, CEO of the International Federation.

For his part, Britain’s Grith Brown, president of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation, expressed his delight with the film’s appearance in its early days of the championship, stressing cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation and Palms. The game will contribute to the success of this global event.

He said: “We are proud to host this event in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, which will be a starting point and a turning point for these talented young athletes, as we have already seen on the first day. Matches. “

He expected more excitement and club in the coming days, especially the increased enthusiasm of all the players and the increase in the number of their participation.

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The President of the International Martial Arts Federation thanked all those responsible for organizing the event, which confirms the unique image of the United Arab Emirates and the ability to organize the largest and most important international sporting events with a number of players.

Mohammed Ali Gambar, President of the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation, expressed his delight at the participation of his country in the World Championships in Abu Dhabi, stressing that the Kingdom of Bahrain is proud of the participation of 23 athletes in this global event held in the United Arab Emirates. .

He said that the event was hosted by the United Arab Emirates, the participation of these enormous players, was of utmost importance to this competition and the extent of its spread in various countries of the world, as well as Emirates’ amazing organizational capability for the Emirates. , Which is consistently better understood.

He said the tournament, which was to be held in Kazakhstan, was reserved for the United Arab Emirates, which confirms the confidence and positive reputation that the United Arab Emirates has internationally, through which everyone is aware. Ability to organize the biggest and most important global events and championships.

Fahad Al Jabi, a UAE national team player and one of the key players in the tournament, said hosting Abu Dhabi for the first time at the World Mixed Martial Arts Championships enhances the opportunities for the spread and development of the sport in the country. , And joining the largest number of players on the national team.

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He added, “My presence in mixed martial arts is still in its infancy, so participating in a world championship on this scale offers a diversity of skills and a refinement of talent, so I work hard to make the most of this opportunity for myself. My colleagues.”