Khaama: Nasrat Haqparast, a martial artist, secured victory against his American opponent in a UFC fight. The fight between Haqparast and American athlete Landon Kinney occurred in Sydney, Australia, on a Sunday morning within the UFC organization. Haqparast defeated his American opponent in a thrilling match, winning by a score. Nasrat Haqparast boasts a professional
Khaama: Abdul Azim Badakhsh, an Afghan free fighter who was arrested for beating and assaulting an Indian MMA fighter, was released after spending a year in prison in India. Badakhshi, the first-ranked athlete in South Asia, has recorded 13 victories and three defeats in his professional career so far. Click here to read more (external
AFP: Afghanistan announced on March 7 it will host Pakistan for three Twenty20 cricket internationals in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates later this month, the first bilateral series between the neighbors. The Afghanistan Cricket Board said its home season will start with the series against Pakistan on March 25, 27, and 29. Click here
8am: Hawa Haidari, a secret member of the commando forces in the former Afghan republic regime, wants to fight in mixed martial arts (MMA). Voice of America reported on Wednesday (October 14th) that Haidari lives with her three sisters in a two-bedroom apartment in Spokane, Washington. “I want to become an MMA fighter and fight
Ariana: Javid Basharat, Afghanistan’s third UFC fighter, defeated his American rival in his first UFC fight night on Saturday in the United States. Besharat is the third Afghan to be part of UFC and follows in the footsteps of Bahadorzadeh and Nusrat Haghparast. Click here to read more (external link).
MMAFighting: Basharat doesn’t know why exactly his request to walk out with the Afghanistan flag has been denied, although he harbors no ill will toward the UFC. It’s the company’s decision to make. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s Cricket Board reported that the national under-19 cricket team beat the Zimbabwean cricket team and has advanced to the quarterfinals of the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2022 in the West Indies. Click here to read more (external link). Other Sports News Pakistani MMA fighters compete in Afghanistan
Tolo News: Afghan Mixed Martial Arts MMA Fighter Javid Basharat choked out his Israeli opponent Oron Kahlon and succeeded to win the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) contract. After Seyar Bahadorzada and Nasrat Haqparast, Basharat is the third Afghan athlete to receive a UFC contract. Click here to read more (external link). Related Morning Report: Dana
MMAJunkie: At UFC 266, Dan Hooker (21-10 MMA, 11-6 UFC) defeated Nasrat Haqparast (13-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) to pick up his first victory since February 2020. The lightweight bout was part of the event’s preliminary card at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Click here to read more (external link).
Afghan mixed martial arts champ Hussain Bakhsh Safari plans to auction some of his medals to raise cash for the families of students killed in attacks in Kabul and Logar Province.