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PFL MENA 2 Brings High Stakes MMA Action to Riyadh

LockerRoom Team
Calendar Icon09 July 2024

The Professional Fighters League's (PFL) MENA division is set to ignite Riyadh with its second event, PFL MENA 2, scheduled for July 12th in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This event promises to showcase the pinnacle of Middle Eastern MMA talent, marking a significant milestone in the region's combat sports landscape.

Gustavo Firmino, PFL MENA Vice President of Fighter Operations, has curated a lineup featuring 24 fighters from 11 different countries, including former champions from UAE Warriors and BRAVE CF. The event will feature both lightweight and welterweight divisions, ensuring a diverse display of martial arts prowess.

"PFL MENA 2 is set to be a historic event in Middle-Eastern MMA history," Firmino remarked. "We've assembled the finest lightweight and welterweight fighters from across the region, all competing in the signature PFL league format where every fight is crucial."

Among the anticipated matchups, the clash between Amir Fazli and Badreddine Diani stands out. Fazli, known for his Wushu Sanda background and knockout power, will face Diani, a Sambo specialist and former UAE Warriors champion. This stylistic matchup promises fireworks inside the PFL smartcage.

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In addition to established names, PFL MENA 2 will introduce new talents like Saudi Arabia's Hattan Alsaif and Mostafa Nada, enhancing the event's appeal as a platform for rising stars in Middle Eastern MMA.

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