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.
Ariana: Afghanistan’s world-class MMA fighter Hussain Bakhsh Safari is selling two of his prized gold medals to raise money for the victims of Saturday’s deadly school bombing in Kabul city and the victims of last month’s guest house bombing in Logar province. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Afghan MMA fighter Hussian Bakhsh Safari defeated his Russian rival [via decision], Aktyabrin Yakovlev, in the Eagle Fighting Championship (EFC) in Moscow on Tuesday night. Both opponents fit the 65kg weight class. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: Farhan Yusefzai, chairman of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), on Monday fired Lutfullah Stanikzai, the CEO of ACB. In a termination letter addressed to Stanikzai that went viral on social media, ACB chairman Farhan Yusefzai said Stanikzai’s contract was being terminated for “mismanagement”, “unsatisfactory performance,” and “misbehavior with managers.” Click here to read
Tolo News: Kabul hosted the sixth round of this season’s mixed martial arts (MMA) tournament on Friday evening with 10 fighters from Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan. The events of the tournament, nicknamed Fight Night, are held once in every two months. The last and the most important fight was between Husain Bakhsh Safari and Imran Tarakhail in