Abu Dhabi, UAE – ArabsMMA (www.arabsmma.com) was on scene and reporting live from today’s official Desert Force 13 on MBC Action fighter weigh-ins.
The festivities took place at Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi, UAE, at 11.00 am local time. All fighters successfully made weight for tomorrow’s Desert Force 13 except for Ibrahim el Sawy. The Egyptian headliner came in a few pounds overweight and will have to cut them down before the second attempt.
Among those weighing in were middleweight headliners Abdullah Abou Hamdan (Lebanon) and Ibrahim el Sawy (Egypt) and co-main welterweights Georges Eid and Mohammad Fakhreddine. Mohammad Yahya and Ali Naeimi faced off in what seemed to be the most intense moment that night, and Hossein Mollamahdi came up against Mhamad Karaki! Also on the scale where Amir Ismail and Abdelali Yachou, Rami Aziz and Elias Boudegzdame, Tarek Suleiman and Mahmoud Salama, and Silvester Saba and Mohammad Triki.
Desert Force 13 Fight Card Includes:
- Ibrahim Sawi vs Abdullah Abou Hamdan (82Kg)
- Georges Eid (77Kg) vs Mohammad Fakhreddine (77.3Kg)
- Mohammad Yahya (70Kg) vs Ali Naemi (70.4Kg)
- Hossein Mollamahdi (84Kg) vs Mohammad Karaki (84Kg)
- Amir Ismail (92.5Kg) vs Abdelali Yachou (92.5Kg)
- Rami Aziz (67Kg) vs Elias Boudegzdame (66.3Kg)
- Tarek Suleiman (84.5Kg) vs Mahmoud Salama (85.2Kg)
- Silvester Saba (70.5kg) vs Mohammad Triki (70kg)