Abdullah “Eto” Al Yaqoob is making his professional mixed martial arts debut on a one-day notice against Ramyar Luqman at the biggest Arab fight card to take place in the world at BRAVE CF 48: Arabian Night on March 18.
Abdullah Al Yaqoob had a fruitful amateur mixed martial arts career and collected various accolades in his journey and being an IMMAF Oceania, African, and European medalist. He is part of the number one amateur mixed martial arts team in the world, KHK MMA, based in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Training with high calibre professionals throughout his combat sports journey, “Eto” became known for his endless power and cardio. Prior to pursuing mixed martial arts, he used to be involved in breakdancing around the country.
One of Bahrain’s top young talents, Abdullah Al Yaqoob has 11 recorded fights under his belt and extensive experience in the IMMAF scene. It is no wonder that a fighter of his calibre would accept a fight as late as the night before fight day and mark the turning point of his combat sports career in an extraordinary manner.
Abdullah Al Yaqoob will be facing Ramyar Luqman in a Catchweight 68KG bout. Luqman has a background in Sanda Kung Fu with a record of 18-2 and an amateur career of three wins and no losses. This will be his second fight as a professional.
BRAVE CF 48: Arabian Night is dedicated to bringing up the next generation of the top Arab MMA fighters across the region and the world. It is the perfect opportunity for Abdullah Al Yaqoob to prove himself in front of the world and on a global platform.