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Belal Muhammad fueled to develop into first Palestinian UFC champion: ‘No person goes to have the ability erase that’

Belal Muhammad has an opportunity to make history at UFC 304. Muhammad (23-3 MMA, 14-3 UFC) will run things back with welterweight champion Leon Edwards (21-3 MMA, 13-2 UFC) in the July 27 main event  at the Co-op Live in Manchester, England. With Israel’s continued military offensive against Palestine, Muhammad admits it’s been a difficult

Belal Muhammad fueled to develop into first Palestinian UFC champion: ‘No person goes to have the ability erase that’


Belal Muhammad has a chance to make historical past at UFC 304.

Muhammad (23-3 MMA, 14-3 UFC) will run issues again with welterweight champion Leon Edwards (21-3 MMA, 13-2 UFC) within the July 27 essential occasion  on the Co-op Reside in Manchester, England.

With Israel’s continued navy offensive in opposition to Palestine, Muhammad admits it’s been a troublesome time to get pleasure from his latest success. The Palestinian-American has acquired loads of help from his dwelling nation and plans on honoring them by turning into the primary Palestinian to hoist UFC gold.

“Actually it’s a kind of issues the place you get very emotional when you concentrate on it,” Muhammad informed MMA Junkie. “You begin eager about little stuff. You concentrate on the way you wish to be excited for your self as a result of it is a large alternative, it is a dream you’ve been working for. That is that second. However you already know your individuals are struggling. Your individuals are dying proper now, and it’s the worst time of my life that I’m with the ability to witness and see this each single day. You are feeling responsible to be joyful for your self as a result of you already know what they’re going by means of over there. It’s going to gas me to go that a lot more durable in coaching. It’s going to gas me to not lower any corners.

“It’s going to gas me to verify I get my hand raised as a result of they want a victory greater than something. They want a victory. They should have this flag raised with the UFC title. They should have this flag raised with their colours related to hit. It’s going to be within the historical past books ceaselessly. No person goes to have the ability erase that. No person goes to have the ability to go say something about it. No person goes to have the ability to doubt that they’re going to have a Palestinian champion, one hundred pc, 1,000 %. If that in the future, that one second makes them neglect about what they’re going by means of for 10, quarter-hour, that’s the least I might do.”

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