OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR PFL MENA: RIYADH

Abdullah Al-Qahtani meets Yazeed Hasanain in the Featherweight Main Event

Ali Taleb meets Nawras Abzakh in the Bantamweight Co-Main Event

All PFL MENA events will air on MBC ACTION and SHAHID live at 6.30pm KSA

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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – (9 May 2024) The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest-growing and most innovative sports league in the world, kicks off the historic inaugural season of PFL MENA, with Bantamweight and Featherweight fighters from the region going head to head.

In the main event, Saudi Arabia’s own Abdullah Al-Qahtani now meets Jordan’s Yazeed Hasanain as Taha Bendaoud did not make the contracted weight. Al-Qahtani weighed in at 145.6-pounds, while Hasanain weighed in at 146.6-pounds.

In the co-main event, Iraq’s Ali Taleb meets Jordan’s Nawras Abzakh in a bantamweight contest. Taleb weighed in at 133.4-pounds, while Abzakh weighed in at 135.4-pounds.

Maraoune Bellagouit weighed in at 145.8-pounds and now faces Mido Mohammed who weighed in at 145.2-pounds. Bellagouit’s original opponent Motaz Askar was not medically cleared by the commission to compete.

Also Hattan Alsaif, the first female from Saudi Arabia to sign with a major MMA promotion, makes her highly-anticipated PFL SmartCage debut against Egypt’s Nada Faheem. Alsaif weighed in at 104-pounds, while Faheem weighed in at 105.8-pounds.

OFFICIAL PFL MENA: RIYADH WEIGH-IN RESULTS

Featherweight Bout:
Abdullah Al-Qahtani (145.6 lbs) vs. Yazeed Hasanain (146.6 lbs)

Bantamweight Bout:
Ali Taleb (133.4 lbs) vs. Nawras Abzakh (135.4 lbs)

Bantamweight Bout:
Xavier Alaoui (135.6 lbs) vs. Rachid El Hazoume (134.8 lbs)

Featherweight Bout:
Islam Reda (145.6 lbs) vs. Adam Meskini (145.8 lbs)

Bantamweight Bout:
Tariq Ismail (136.4 lbs) vs. Jalal Al Daaja (135.6 lbs)

Bantamweight Bout:
Elias Boudegzdame (135.8 lbs) vs. Hassan Mandour (135.8 lbs)

Women’s Atomweight Bout – Amateur: 
Hattan Alsaif (104.0 lbs) vs. Nada Faheem (105.8 lbs)

Featherweight Bout:
Maraoune Bellagouit (145.8 lbs) vs. Mido Mohamed (145.2 lbs)

Featherweight Bout:
Ahmed Tarek (145.4 lbs) vs. Abdelrahman Alhyasat (146.0 lbs)

Flyweight Bout – Amateur
Malik Basahel (125.4 lbs) vs. Harsh Pandya (125.0 lbs)

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