UAE Warriors returns with another doubleheader. The festivities will begin on Friday, May 19th with UAE Warriors 41: Arabia 11 and culminate with UAE Warriors 42. Both events occur at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi and will air on UFC Fight pass.
Mohammad Osseili vs. Ahmed Sami
Friday’s fight card is headlined by a catchweight affair between Mohammad Osseili and Ahmed Sami.
Lebanon’s fighter sports a 5 – 1 professional MMA record. He made his debut back in 2020. He won his first five fights. However, he was knocked out in his last fight in the very first round by Amir Fazli. He has a 4 – 1 balance in the promotion.
Ahmed Sami has more experience when it comes to fighting and sports a 9 – 3 record. During his ten years MMa tenure, he fought in AUFC and Desert Force promotions before making his way to UAE Warriors. Interestingly enough, his most recent fight was a first-round knockout loss to the aforementioned Amir Fazli.
Hussein Salem vs. Mohammed Sadok Trabelsi
Iran’s Hussain Salem has a 10 – 4 record. A Desert Force alumni, he made his promotional debut at UAE Warriors 14. Since then he won four out of five fights in the promotion. All of his wins in the promotion came by way of submission. Riding a three-fight winning streak he could be the next title challenger if he will able to secure another win.
Trabelsi is a veteran of the European MMA circuit with an 11 – 7 record. He’s currently suffering a two-fight losing streak, he will be making his promotional debut.
UAE Warriors 41: Arabia 11 results:
Ahmed Sami def. Mohamad Osseili via Submission (Rear – naked choke), Round 1
Gregory Valerio def. Hussein Salem via KO, Round 1
Jalal Al Daaja def. Mahmoud Mando via Submission (Rear – naked choke)
Ilias Bulaid def. Omar Khaled via TKO, Round 1
Yazeed Hasanain def. A. Masharki via Unanimous Decision
Mostapha Ibrahim Radi def. Issam Azelhad via TKO, Round 1
Taha Bendaoud def. Younes Chemali via Split Decision
Mona Ftouhi def. Amena Hadaya via Split Decision
Issa Salem def. Abdul Kader Souane via Unanimous Decision (30 – 27, 29 – 28, 30 – 27)
Abdalrahman Alhyasat def. Abdelhak Amhidra via Unanimous Decision (30 – 27, 30 – 27, 30 – 27)