‘Jordanian Lion’ prowling for MMA world title glory

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘Jordanian Lion’ prowling for MMA world title glory” – below is their description.

Mixed martial arts is growing in popularity in the Middle East.

However, not many Arab fighters have made it to major American promotions so far. Jordan’s Jurrah al-Silawi is one of the few, and he is looking to inspire young people from the region.

Al Jazeera’s Sohail Malik reports from Doha, Qatar.

– Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/

– Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/

– Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

Mediterranean migrants: Why are deadly sea journeys on the rise again? | The Stream

Syria suffers from spiraling fuel costs, collapsing economy

Brazil: Rising persecution against Afro-Brazilian religions

In This Story: Qatar

Qatar is a peninsular Arab country whose terrain comprises arid desert and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes. Also on the coast is the capital, Doha, known for its futuristic skyscrapers and other ultramodern architecture inspired by ancient Islamic design, such as the limestone Museum of Islamic Art. The museum sits on the city’s Corniche waterfront promenade.

2 Recent Items: Qatar

Dark horse for the Arc? AL HAKEEM wins the Group 2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano at Deauville

Chinese enterprises provide products, services to World Cup in Qatar

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.