Abdul Kareem Al Selwady

Selwady steps in for the Biggest bout in Middle Eastern MMA

Abdul Kareem Al Selwady steps in with a major announcement accepting to compete against Ottman Azaitar. Earlier, Husam Mubarak Al Selwady have hinted his support to make the possible dream match a reality. However Abdul Kareem Al Selwady was not vocal about the potential bout. The lightweight champion had been withdrawn from the fight card in Abu Dhabi by Brave Combat Federation without a reason giving further speculations.

Selwady posted on his social media, showcasing support to make the dream match a reality. Ottman Azaitar, the undefeated powerhouse from Morocco is the lightweight champion of Brave Combat Federation. Currently Ottman and Selwady are undefeated in Brave Combat Federation winning in all their four appearances. His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the founder of Brave Combat Federation himself came to acknowledge support for the proposed dream match featuring the biggest names in MMA from the region.

“The reason I do MMA is because it is the realest sport on earth. It shows a man his true colors. Tough or weak, if you trained hard enough, it all shows in the cage. Some people dream to become a professional fighter for fame, money or to hold a championship. Well that is not why I fight, I fight for respect. To be known as the best ever. That is why I didn’t care to reach the championship title earlier. I wanted to make sure that when I fight for the title, I absolutely deserved it. Don’t get me wrong, Ottman Azaitar is my brother and friend. I have respect for him and his dear father, but there is no politics, religion or race in this sport.

I fight with my sparring partners and boy we go at it! So why not make the most anticipated fight in the Middle East possible. This has nothing to do with disrespect, we all have the same dream to be the best athlete. I wake up everyday working harder to make that happen. But I am sure this fight will settle the right score. My dreams go beyond just being the best Middle Eastern Lightweight, Inshallah. Step by step, I want to become the number one pound for pound in the world. So let’s do this.”, said Abdul Kareem Al Selwady.

The reason I do MMA is because it is the realest sport on earth. It shows a man his true colors. Tough or weak, if you trained hard enough, it all shows in the cage. Some people’s dream to become a professional fighter for Fame , Money, To hold a championship belt, many reasons? Well that’s not why I fight, I fight for RESPECT. To be known as the best ever. That’s why I didn’t care to reach the championship belt early because then what? I wanted to make sure that when I fight for the belt I absolutely deserved it. Don’t get me wrong, @ottmanazaitar is my brother and friend. I have respect for him and his dear father, but there is no politics (country, religion, race,etc) in this sport. I fight with my sparring partners and boy we go at it! So why not make the most anticipated Middle East fight everyone is waiting for possible? This has nothing to do with disrespect, we all have the same dream to be #1, and I wake up everyday working harder to make that happen . I already beat #2 but somehow still at #3 . But I’m sure this fight will settle the right score. My dreams go beyond just being #1 Middle East Lightweight , inshallah step by step #1 P4P in the world. So let’s do this 💪🏼. السبب الي بلعب هاي الرياضة لأنها اكثر شي تكشف الحقيقة لنفسي. اذا كنت قوي أو ضعيف ، اذا تدربت بشكل جيد أم لا ، كل شي يبين بالحلبة. ‏يمكن يكون سبب لعبة هو المال، الشهرة، حمل لقب بطولة، أسباب ثانية ، ولكن أنا أقاتل لأجل الاحترام، لأكون معروف كأفضل بطل بالعالم . ‏لا تفهموني غلط، البطال عثمان زعتر هو أخوي وصديقي، و ‏احترم والده كثير مثل ما هو يحترم والدي. ‏لكن هذه الرياضة ما فيها ‏تفريق في البلد، الدين، ‏ ‏والسياسة. ‏فقط مباراة بين افضل اثنين لتبين من هو الافضل. ‏كلنا عندنا حلم، هو أن يكون رقم واحد، وأنا أصحى كل يوم اثابر حتى اصل الى هذا الحلم ان شاءالله. ‏حالياً أنا مصنف رقم ثلاث مع العلم إني فزت على رقم اثنين، ولكن إذا العب مع رقم واحد تبين من هو الافضل في الوطن العربي. ‏كل الاحترام يا أخوي عثمان، والى بلدي الثانية الحبيبة المغرب العربي. #TeamSelwady#Mma #PrideOfPalestine #Brave #Palestine #Motivation #Inspiration #FreePalestine #Morroco #FightOfTheCentury #MiddleEast

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