Muhammad ‘Smash’ Nour Claims Second Saracens Title in Seven Days; ‘The Egyptian Zombie’ Feasts Again!

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In the wake of newly-crowned Predator Fight Series featherweight champion Amr ‘The Falcon’ Maher’s success last week, Muhammad ‘Smash’ Nour and Islam ‘The Egyptian Zombie’ Reda maintained momentum for the Saracens MMA team as they bested their opposition in scintillating fashion across both the AUFC and Evolution FC.

Nour (above), who became Saracens MMA’s second featherweight champion in seven days, outscored tough young contender Hassan Mahmoud on the scorecards, taking the victory (and the belt!) via split decision. A result greeted by jubilation by virtually the whole Saracens MMA team at cageside, Nour underlined his position as not only one of the very best coaches in Middle Eastern MMA, but also one of the most complete fighters.

Meanwhile, ‘The Egyptian Zombie’ continued his run of dominance with yet another first round submission victory over Egyptian national wrestling team member Azouz Anwar. As outlined by Amr Maher in his post-fight analysis, Reda transitioned through no fewer than eight successive submission attempts, before landing the fight-ending armbar and forcing the tap!

In a display of outstanding, highly technical grappling, Reda builds on wins at Phoenix FC: Road to Egypt, as well as a recent Evolution Grappling event. Check out the footage below (as well as the ‘Zombie’s awesome new highlight reel)!

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Hassancito Abo Ali Places Third at 2018 African Professional Muay Thai Championship!

SaracensMMA.com is delighted to share a great moment for elite MMA and Muay Thai fighter Hassancito Abo Ali, who recently competed at the first ever African Professional Muay Thai Championship and finished in third place.

Abo Ali collected his bronze medal and certificate at the AUFC Academy in Cairo, Egypt, and Saracens captain Ahmed ‘The Prince’ Faress was there to congratulate him after the ceremony.

Faress, who cornered Abo Ali on the night of the fights (below), underlined his admiration for Abo Ali: “Hassancito fought superbly – it’s my opinion that Abo Ali did enough on the night to progress beyond the semi finals, but it wasn’t to be.”

The judges instead scored the fight in favour of his opponent from Cote d’Ivoire, Mohamed Doumbia, a result Hassancito accepted with good grace. Next time, SaracensMMA.com is confident Hassancito will bring back nothing but the gold medal!

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Saracens MMA: Being the Best Isn’t an Opinion; It’s a FACT!

Some fighters love to boast.

Some managers, too.

After all, hype builds intrigue, and intrigue attracts fans – and fans are the key to the success of any sport!

It’s basic math, and it’s the reason why hyperbole exists at every turn in the fight industry. While many claims can be taken with a pinch of salt, Saracens MMA is sincere when we state that we are the biggest and best management agency in the Middle East. We are earnest when we declare we have the best fighters in the region. And we are proud of those assertions because we have the data to prove it!

We have the #1 flyweight in the Middle East!

We have the #1 flyweight, bantamweight, and light heavyweight in Egypt!

We have the #2 lightweight in Egypt!

We have THREE top five fighters in their respective division in the Middle East (four in the top ten, and five in the top fifteen)!

And what’s more, we have youth on our side!

Considering investing in Middle Eastern MMA? Thinking of hiring fighters from the region? Then why look elsewhere?

We are Saracens MMA, and we are the very best in the region – what’s more, we’re going global!

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A New Dynasty

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Remarkably, the unrivalled success of Egypt’s foremost international MMA talent, top-ranking bantamweight Ahmed ‘The Prince’ Faress, is not limited to his exploits within the cage. While Faress has rattled off an incredible 14 finishes from 14 career victories, including no fewer than 12 submission wins (ten of those in the first round), Faress is also a crucial figure on the Middle Eastern MMA scene at large.

While besting the likes of UFC veteran Bharat Khandare, who will compete at the mouth-watering upcoming UFC 227: Dillashaw vs Garbrandt 2 event, as well as top-ranking Egyptian nationals Hassan ‘The Viper’ Mandour and Ahmed ‘The Silencer’ Thabet certainly helped establish Faress as one of the most important figures in Egyptian martial arts history, it is his ongoing work outside the cage that impresses further.

Not content with being the winningest fighter to hail from his homeland, ‘The Prince’ is looking for something greater; a long-last legacy.

For a man whose coaching duties are seemingly unending, and his responsibilities as captain of Saracens MMA require absolute dedication to his craft on all levels, helping to build the sport from the ground up is arguably his most challenging task. And it’s one Faress embraces with a fervour.

While grass roots MMA is something very dear to Ahmed’s heart, and encouraging youngsters to undertake a healthy lifestyle, gain self-confidence, strive for continuous self-improvement, and understand true focus, morals and values are all aspects of the sport Faress relishes, there remains a need for new and innovative ways to take the most promising students to the next level.

Hence, ‘The Royal Dynasty’.

Hand-picking three students to coach in a more intensive and focussed MMA and grappling team, SaracensMMA.com is honoured to announce that Marwan Gamal, Marwan El Masry, and Omar Khaled will comprise the first ever Dynasty team. As each great historic Egyptian monarch would have wished to pass his wisdom and learnings to his kind, so ‘The Prince’ will look to bestow these young men with even more of his time and effort in order to bring through the next generation of Egyptian martial artists.

We are excited to see how far the Dynasty team can go, and cannot wait to see Khaled (left, in green), Gamal (centre, in black), and El Masry (right, in pink) in action!

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BJJ Black Belt Master Abdelhamed Sadik Graces Saracens MMA, Promotes Moha Gamal

A great day for Saracens MMA saw the arrival of international Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master and black belt Abdelhamed Sadik in Cairo, Egypt, for a graduation ceremony at the TapouT Fighting Club facility. Sadik, based out of Torrance, California, USA, is one of the most respected BJJ practitioners in the sport, as well as a world class coach.

As recently announced, TapouT Fighting Club became an official partner of Saracens MMA, the number one Management Agency in the Middle East, and courtesy of live streaming of the event through social media, Saracens MMA fans and friends were able to watch the entire ceremony and preceding instructional tutorials play out at the venue.

Saracens MMA would like to thank Abdelhamed Sadik for sharing his knowledge and experience with the team, as well as to fellow martial artist, Mr Tameem Hamoui. Furthermore, Saracens MMA would like to congratulate Moha ‘The Executioner’ Gamal on his successful graduation and promotion to blue belt, an historic achievement for this outstanding and undefeated flyweight talent!

With Saracens MMA captain Ahmed ‘The Prince’ Faress playing a key role in organising this fantastic day and event at TapouT Fighting Club, SaracensMMA.com would extend thanks to the 14-2 professional mixed martial artist, as well as to all that attended or watched online.

Without these outstanding athletes, Saracens MMA simply would not exist!

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Saracens MMA and TapouT Fighting Club Join Forces; Present World Class MMA Seminar

PRESS RELEASE:

Saracens MMA is delighted to announce an official partnership with Egypt’s top training facility, TapouT Fighting Club from Cairo, Egypt.

With a brand new multi-functional training arena set for a grand opening in just three days time on June 28, TapouT Fighting Club will continue to host the nation’s finest athletes and coaches. With Saracens MMA’s Muhammad ‘Smash’ Nour already installed as head coach at the facility, and with Saracens MMA founder Ahmed ‘The Prince’ Faress a permanent fixture, TapouT Fighting Club has long been a crucial component of the growth and expansion of Saracens MMA as a legitimate global force.

Now, aspiring athletes will have the opportunity to join Egyptian MMA’s finest exports as top-ranked BRAVE CF veterans Ahmed ‘The Prince’ Faress and Ahmed ‘The Butcher’ Amir join forces to present an intensive three-day seminar on 28, 29, and 30th of July. With limited availability, Saracens MMA encourages martial arts aficionados to sign up early in order to avoid disappointment.

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Follow The Future

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Here are SaracensMMA.com, we are proud of what we do. We are proud of who we are, and what we represent. We believe our athletes are the future of MMA – but don’t take our word for it!

Over the coming weeks, months, even years, The Saracens like to make their mark on the great sport of Mixed Martial Arts. We have big plans with big partnerships in the works; we have big fighters in big promotions; and we are only going to get BIGGER.

Follow our fighters as we showcase online what we are about, what we do, and how we do it!

Follow Ahmed ‘The Prince’ Faress!

Follow Ahmed ‘The Butcher’ Amir!

Follow Moha ‘The Executioner’ Gamal!

Follow Eslam ‘IRONMAN’ Syaha!

Follow Alaa ‘Thor’ Mansour!

Follow Mohamed ‘MVP’ Aly!

Follow Amr ‘The Falcon’ Maher!

Follow Islam ‘The Egyptian Zombie’ Reda!

Follow Ahmed ‘The Silencer’ Thabet!

Follow Hassancito ‘Rush’ AboAli!

Follow Mahmoud ‘The Hitman’ Tahoun!

Follow Eslam Tolba!

Follow Muhammad ‘The Wolverine’ Nour!

Need a reminder of who we are…?