Jordan Amateur Championship successfully closed its doors yesterday [Friday November 21] on its first local amateur tournament, JAC, organised in Amman at the Sports City Arena.
The event was hosted by the founders of Jordan Jiu Jitsu Cup themselves, Taher Hamdan and Thabet Agha, alongside Jahed Toughouj from Desert Force and The Famous Ashraf Shishani from Makhai Academy. The judges for the first JAC 1 night were Yazan Ghattas and Ezzedine Derbane.
Mohamad Seto Def. Izzeldin Al Zaqzouq via KO, Round 1 – (70kg)
Frieh Harahsheh Def. Omar Khaldon Alhdad via TKO, Round 3 – (57kg)
Hamzah Obidat Def. Mehyi Aldeen via Unanimous Decision – (77Kg)
Mohammad Jamal Def. Younes Chemali via Unanimous Decision – (61Kg)
Mohamad Al kathemi Def. Hamza AlMaradsha via TKO – (66Kg)
Ali Al Qaisi Def. Abd Al Kareem Nassr Allah via TKO, Round 1 – (61Kg)
Karem Abdullah Def. Ihab Bishnaq via Submission, Round 1 – (66Kg)
Faris Al Dawaymeh Def. Ibrahim Ismael Ali via Unanimous Decision – (61Kg)
Ahmed Bassam Def. Abdulhaleem Fakhori via Submission, Round 1 – (77Kg)
Safwat Bitar Def. Abdallah Abdul Khalek Abu Rashid via Submission, Round 1 – (61Kg)
Lina Fayyad Def. Karmel Ghaith via TKO – (61Kg)
The event was a great opportunity for all amateur fighters in Jordan to compete and gain experience, become more acclaimed, and even watched and scouted by other MMA organisations.