Mixed Martial Arts fighters from around the world expressed solidarity with the people of Palestine, where the death toll from airstrikes in Gaza has risen sharply over the past few days. Top athletes in the region took to social media to raise awareness and support the ongoing crisis that is threatening lives and destabilizing the region.
Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdul Kareem Al-Selwady, Belal Muhammad, Ali Abdelaziz, Khamzat Chimaev, Ottman Azaitar, are among the fighters who expressed solidarity with Palestine. voiced their support for the crisis in Palestine.
At least 126 people have been killed in Gaza in the recent strike, including 31 children. The violence spiraled out of control with the eviction of Arabs from the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in east Jerusalem. Today, Saturday is the Palestinian Nakba Day, marking the anniversary of the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Arabs from their homes more than 70 years ago.