MMA World Championship Results : 4 Medals for Lebanon

09 Dec. 2016 – The Lebanese MMA delegation headed to Kharkiv – Ukraine to take part in the MMA World Championship.

The Lebanese martial arts in general are improving by the second. After a gold medal at the WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championship, it was time for the MMA delegation to shine. In fact, the Lebanese athletes grabbed 4 medals: 2 golds and 2 silvers. Bassem Ibrahim grabbed the gold medal in the -75kg category in the MMA Light Sanda. Ali Chkeir, grabbing one silver in the “MMA Elite” category and one gold medal in MMA Full Sanda both in the -60kg. As for Ahmad Kaoukji, he came back with the silver medal in the MMA Full Sanda in the -60 category.

In addition, it is worth mentioning that the head of the delegation is the International representative of MMA in Lebanon, Hicham Boustani. The vice president Hilal Nachar also accompanied him and the delegation in their journey.