Mahmoud Sebie has arrived.
On Saturday, Sebie (1-) partook in an athletic level of competition for the very first time given that a 2018 wrestling grand prix in Bulgaria. This time, it was in MMA as a substitute of wrestling.
Sebie concluded Jarell Murry (-2) with floor-and-pound from the mount at 1:52 of Spherical 1. The struggle took location on the prelims of XMMA in Palm Beach front, Fla.
From the opening bell, Sebie came out aggressive. He tossed Murry to the mat on many situations, displaying his suplex skills. From there, Sebie moved to the mount and resorted to a flurry of punches to end the struggle.
The general performance was flawless for a qualified debutant, but his put up-fight celebrations will need to have work. When stomping the mat just after his victory, Sebie appeared to injure his left knee.
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The 28-12 months-outdated Egyptian Olympian enters blended martial arts with a embellished wrestling track record which includes participation in the 2016 Olympic Video games in Rio de Janeiro, a four-time Arab wrestling winner, a 5-time African wrestling champion, and a handful of other medals in intercontinental tournaments.
Next a viral video he posted on Facebook, in which he known as out corruption in the Egyptian wrestling system, Sebie moved to the United States. Right after choosing to close his pursuit of symbolizing the United States in the next summer time Olympics, he began education MMA in late 2020 at MMA Masters in Miami.
XMMA took location Saturday at the Palm Beach Conference Middle in Palm Seaside, Fla. The party streamed on the promotion’s web-site.