Belal Muhammad guarantees he is ready for UFC 304 after time with 'Jordan and LeBron of MMA'

Challenger for the welterweight belt, Belal Muhammad valued training with Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev

Belal Muhammad |

Belal Muhammad | is the next challenger for the welterweight belt. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @bullyb170

Recently announced as the next challenger for the Leon edwards, Belal Muhammad | feels prepared for the UFC 304 duel, on July 27th, after spending the last few months training alongside 'MMA's Michael Jordan and LeBron James'.

In an interview with 'MMA Junkie', Muhammad, who spent the last few weeks training alongside Khabib Nurmagomedov e Islam makhachev, former and current lightweight champion (up to 70,3 kg), respectively, praised his teammates and compared the two to the greatest basketball players of all time.

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“Whenever they are around, I try to spend as much time with them as possible. I always say that one day training with Khabib is worth 100 days training with anyone else. The knowledge and energy you gain from these guys is priceless. I'm training with the Michael Jordan of sports in Khabib and Islam is basically the LeBron James of sports. It’s always good to be with them,” said the American of Palestinian descent.

In addition to the experience of training with two winning names, Belal Muhammad | also celebrated the fact of participating in the preparation of Islam makhachev for the next defense of the lightweight belt (up to 70,3 kg) against Dustin poirier, which happens in the UFC 302, on the 01nd of June.

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“It was cool to have the same mentality as Islam, who will fight next week. It's always good to be in a champion's camp to feel that energy, especially for me, who's going to my first title fight”, he celebrated.

Belal Muhammad | faces Leon edwards in the main fight of UFC 304, on July 27, in Manchester, England.

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