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Belal Muhammad snubs Kamaru Usman while listing his welterweight Mount Rushmore

Belal Muhammad did not include Kamaru Usman when listing who should be on the welterweight Mount Rushmore. While his fighting style may not be everyone’s cup of tea, there’s no way of denying how solid the run Belal Muhammad has been on is. The 33-year-old is unbeaten in his last eight fights and while one of those was a no contest against Leon Edwards, he’s still managed to pick up some notable wins with his last three coming against Demian Maia, Stephen Thompson and Vicente Luque.
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Belal Muhammad Leaves Usman Off His Welterweight Mount Rushmore

Belal Muhammad has left Kamaru Usman off of his welterweight Mount Rushmore list. GOAT debates are still as subjective as they have always been. Part of this is because there are often different criteria being weighed within the same discussion. Some may argue based on who they believe to be...
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Belal Muhammad trolls Conor McGregor with Khabib Nurmagomedov photoshop

UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad took a shot at Conor McGregor this week by using his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. The world of mixed martial arts continues to wait for more news regarding the return of Conor McGregor to the UFC. It’s not yet known when he’ll be back in the Octagon but based on everything the Irishman is saying, it’s likely to take place before the end of the year.
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Belal Muhammad views Khamzat Chimaev as most likely next: ‘Colby’s not taking that fight’

Belal Muhammad would welcome fights against either Khamzat Chimaev or Colby Covington next, but he only expects one to actually happen. Fresh off a win over Vicente Luque at UFC Vegas 51, Muhammad has targeted a top-ranked opponent where a victory would ensure he receives a title shot. As much as he’s called out Covington, he believes a showdown with Chimaev is the more likely scenario.
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Belal Muhammad cracks welterweight Top 5 following UFC Vegas 51 rankings update

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight veteran Belal Muhammad can now call himself a Top 5 contender after defeating fellow 170-pound title hopeful Vicente Luque in the UFC Vegas 51 main event last weekend (April 16) inside the APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. That’s according to the official UFC rankings...
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Fighter vs. Writer: Belal Muhammad expects Khamzat Chimaev next; Corey Anderson addresses Vadim Nemkov stoppage

Belal Muhammad and Corey Anderson join episode 32 of The Fighter vs. The Writer to discuss their fights from this past weekend. Muhammad joins the show after a statement win over Vicente Luque in the UFC Vegas 51 main event, which also avenged a loss from their first meeting back in 2016. Muhammad will address the game plan he used to beat Luque while also discussing what comes next for him in a busy welterweight division including a potential matchup against Khamzat Chimaev and why he believes that will be his next fight rather than Colby Covington.
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Belal Muhammad Says Leon Edwards Doesn’t Deserve Title Shot: ‘He Has That Dana White Privilege’

Belal Muhammad believes that Leon Edwards, of all people, has been given privileges by UFC President Dana White. Muhammad is fresh off a unanimous decision victory over Vicente Luque this past Saturday night (April 16) at UFC Vegas 51. With the win, Muhammad will now find himself in the top five UFC welterweight rankings. While it is quite an achievement for Belal, he isn’t about to rest on his laurels.
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What’s next for Belal Muhammad and Vicente Luque after UFC Vegas 51?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 51, a welterweight rematch between Belal Muhammad and Vicente Luque headlined the card. Muhammad entered the fight coming off a dominant decision win over Stephen Thompson back in December. He was riding an eight-fight unbeaten streak going 7-0 with one No Contest with another notable win coming over Demian Maia.
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