Yas Island, Abu Dhabi: The third and final event of UAE Warriors’ triple-header took place earlier today, March 27, broadcast around the word on UFC Fight Pass live from the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.
UAE Warriors 29: Arabia saw Mohammad Yahya (11-3) successfully defend his UAE Warriors Arabia lightweight title against Mohamed El Jaghdal (7-5). In a hard fought contest, Yahya snuck in an arm-triangle choke in the final minute of the five-round fight to retain the championship in the main event.
In the co-main event, Jordan’s Ali Alqaisi (12-5) won his third straight title in as many fights with a unanimous decision victory over Ahmed Faress (16-5). The UFC veteran lifted the UAE Warriors Arabia featherweight title after being crowned the TITAN FC and UAE Warriors featherweight champion in his previous two fights, respectively.
At UAE Warriors 27: Africa on Friday, March 25, Wisem Hammami (7-0) became the first ever UAE Warriors Africa champion while last night, Saturday, March 26, saw Ireland’s Will Fleury (10-4) and Canada’s Corinne Laframboise (8-4) claim UAE Warriors gold with their respective victories at UAE Warriors 28: International.
UAE Warriors 29: Arabia Results
Sunday, March 27 – Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
UAEW Arabia Lightweight Title
Mohammad Yahya (11-3) – pictured below – def. Mohamed El Jaghdal (7-5) via submission (arm triangle), round 5, 4:01.
Inaugural UAEW Arabia Featherweight Title
Ali Alqaisi (12-5) – pictured above – def. Ahmed Faress (16-5) via unanimous decision (49-46 x 3).
Abdulla Al Bousheiri (8-3) vs. Yassin Najid (9-3) ruled a no contest, due to an illegal up-kick.
Hussein Salem (8-4) def. Hamza Bougamza (3-4) via submission (rear-naked choke), round 1, 3:34.
Abdulla Aldabal (2-0) def. Walid Saad (0-2) via TKO (punches), round 1, 0:38.
Faris Khaleel Asha (4-0) def. Philippe Massoud (2-3) via split decision (29-28 x 2, 28-29).
Nawras Abzakh (9-4) def. Mahmoud Atef (2-1) via submission (neck crank), round 1, 0:35.
Catchweight 156.5 lb
Abdi Farah (2-2) def. Fadi Al Wakeil (0-1) via KO (punches), round 1, 1:07.
Hassna Gaber (4-1) def. Sabriye Şengül (2-2) via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x 2).
Adel Ibrahim (3-0) def. Reda Maroufi (0-1) via TKO (strikes), round 1, 2:21.
Mohamed Mamdooh (4-2) def. Amro Al Falastini (0-1) via unanimous decision (30-27 x 3).
Catchweight 130 lb
Mohammad Qwai Abzakh (1-0) def. Jasser Belkilani (0-1) via unanimous decision (30-27 x 3).
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.