AMMAN — Jordan’s Olympic champion Ahmad Abu Ghaush has launched his year with a brilliant gold medal at the 7th Fujairah G1 Taekwondo Open in the UAE.
Abu Ghaush was one of seven Jordanians to win medals over the weekend with the Rio 2016 gold medallist taking the -74kg weight with a narrow 18-17 victory over Kazakhstan’s Kairat Sarymsakov in the final.
Not to be outdone...
Valerie Loureda’s pro MMA debut was supposed to be against Anastasia Bruce on a Bellator card, but that will no longer be happening.
There’s been a change of plans for the professional MMA debut of former US Olympian Taekwondo specialist Valerie Loureda.
Loureda was scheduled to fight Anastasia Bruce at Bellator 215 on February 15th in Connecticut.
Even though she’s only 20 years old and is still more than a month away from her professional debut, you can hear the radar cheeping for Valerie Loureda. As an Olympic caliber taekwondo master, she has a natural segue into mixed martial arts.
It is no surprise that footballer Hakim Ziyech and Taekwondo artist Fatima Zahra Abou Fares’ came out on top of SNRT journalists’ picks for top athletes this year.
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When Hakeem Dawodu was 6 years old, a teacher of his told him he should sign up for taekwondo. He was living in Calgary with his mom, who was only 20 years old at the time and struggling to make ends meet.
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Tyron Woodley thinks UFC commentator Joe Rogan is being a little too harsh on CM Punk.
CM Punk was recently the subject of discussion on Joe Rogan’s podcast interview with Kelly Slater, and the longtime UFC commentator was brutally honest about Punk’s brief stint in the Octagon.
“He’s a real good guy...