Kayla Harrison's manager disputes and regrets the lack of opponents for the judoka: 'She's going to have to fight with men'

Ali Abdelaziz spared no criticism of the bantamweight fighters and brought an 'unusual' alternative for the former PFL champion

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Kayla harrison debuted on UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @ufc

Just over two months after his Ultimate debut, Kayla harrison She's already bothered because she hasn't finished a new fight yet. In an interview with 'Submission Radio', the judo manager, Ali Abdelaziz, criticized the bantamweight athletes (up to 61,2kg) and even suggested that his client face male athletes, if no girl agrees to face her .

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“I think we’re going to make her fight some men. And I believe she can beat a lot of guys. The UFC offered hundreds of thousands of dollars for a fighter to accept facing them and no one wanted it. But they won't have a choice. The UFC will have to force them something like this. But listen, Hunter Campbell is working on it. They will get her a fight. But nobody wants to fight. That's why I said, we're going to have to face Aljamain (Sterling), Merab (Dvalishvilli) or someone,” Ali said.


New UFC signing, Harrison debuted in the organization on the preliminary card of UFC 300, held on April 13th. With an exuberant performance, the judoka took no notice of the former champion Holly holm and submitted her rival in the second round. Still in the octagon, Kayla expressed her goal of winning the bantamweight belt by the end of 2024 and challenged the current queen Raquel Penningtou or the former champion Julianna Pena.

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