Both of Tarek Suleiman and Mahmoud Salama were coming off losses and were looking to make a point in Monday’s brawl. A typical wresler versus striker, both guys brought it but Suleiman the younger and more prepared took it home.
This fight was the fifth and final Prelim fight at Desert Force 13 which took place at FGB Arena in Abu Dhabi.
After getting rocked early in the first round, Tarek managed to recover fast and retaliate with a vicious slam sending Salama onto to the matt head first, leaving him with a bloodied eye. The first round had Tarek working his ground game and slowly peppering the egyptian with short knees to the body.
After getting away from two Kimura attempts in the second round, Salama ends up in a fetus position under a large barrage of strikes from he heavy handed Suleiman.
Suleiman proved that he is a force to be reckoned with at the 84 Kg middle weight division after dominating Salama and finishing him off in the second round by way of TKO due to strikes.
Desert Force 13 Fights Recaps
- Ibrahim Sawi vs Abdullah Abou Hamdan, Ibrahim el Sawi, Round 1, via KO
- Georges Eid vs Mohammad Fakhreddine, Mohammad Fakhreddine, Round 2, via TKO
- Mohammad Yahya vs Ali Naemi, Mohammad Yahya, Round 3, via Stoppage
- Hossein Mollamahdi vs Mohammad Karaki, Mohammad Karaki, Round 1, via Submission
- Tarek Suleiman vs Mahmoud Salama, Tarek Suleiman , Round 2, via TKO
- Rami Aziz vs Elias Boudegzdame, Rami Aziz, via Unanimous Decision
- Amir Ismail vs Abdelali Yachou, Abdelali Yachou, Round 3, via TKO
- Silvester Saba vs Mohammad Triki, Mohammad Triki, via Unanimous Decision
- Mohammad Abed vs. Muhamed Isaev, Mohammad Abed, Round 2, via Submission