Moroccan MMA fighter Jaafar Alaoui claimed the 14th UAE Warriors championship on Friday when he defeated Cameroon’s Jaures Dias in the 62kg category.
UAE Warriors celebrated the Moroccan’s win, writing on Facebook that he “showed us what champions are made of. Grit, heart and all-round mastery of the art.”
The Moroccan champion, who is the best in his category,dominated his Cameroonian opponent throughout the five rounds of the fight.
Alaoui expressed his joy at having won this important title for his career. The champion sent words of thanks to Morocco and to King Mohammed VI.
In the ladies category, French fighter Manon Fiorot emerged as champion of the category after her victory against Argentina’s Gabriela Campo.
24 fighters from 17 countries participated in the mixed martial arts tournaments that were held amidst strict coronavirus preventive controls.