Belal Muhammad

Belal Muhammad

Personal Information

Full Name Belal Muhammad
Date of Birth July 9, 1988
Age 34 Years
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Nickname Remember The Name
Weight Class Welterweight
Stance Orthodox
Reach 72"
Career Stats 23-3-0 (1NC)
Status Active

Belal Muhammad News

Belal Muhammad responds to Dricus du Plessis' "loser" comment and aims to become double champ: "I was tryin to be nice" Belal Muhammad responds to Dricus du Plessis' "loser" comment and aims to become double champ: "I was tryin to be nice"
Belal Muhammad responds to Dricus du Plessis' "loser" comment and aims to become double champ: "I was tryin to be nice"
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Belal Muhammad shares plan to ensure Leon Edwards doesn't "cheat" during welterweight title fight at UFC 304 Belal Muhammad shares plan to ensure Leon Edwards doesn't "cheat" during welterweight title fight at UFC 304
Belal Muhammad shares plan to ensure Leon Edwards doesn't "cheat" during welterweight title fight at UFC 304
Belal Muhammad issues mocking response after Leon Edwards hires sleep cycle specialist to prepare for UFC 304 Belal Muhammad issues mocking response after Leon Edwards hires sleep cycle specialist to prepare for UFC 304
Belal Muhammad issues mocking response after Leon Edwards hires sleep cycle specialist to prepare for UFC 304
Belal Muhammad mocks Conor McGregor with Leonardo DiCaprio meme amid UFC 303 press conference cancellation Belal Muhammad mocks Conor McGregor with Leonardo DiCaprio meme amid UFC 303 press conference cancellation
Belal Muhammad mocks Conor McGregor with Leonardo DiCaprio meme amid UFC 303 press conference cancellation
Belal Muhammad says he'd never fight Islam Makhachev but makes bold prediction for latter's potential middleweight future Belal Muhammad says he'd never fight Islam Makhachev but makes bold prediction for latter's potential middleweight future
Belal Muhammad says he'd never fight Islam Makhachev but makes bold prediction for latter's potential middleweight future

Belal Muhammad: A Brief Biography

Belal Muhammad is a mixed martial artist from the United States who competes in the welterweight division of the UFC. He has been a professional fighter since 2012 and has also competed for Bellator and Titan FC. Currently, he holds the #4 position in the UFC welterweight rankings.


UFC 236 Holloway v Poirier 2
UFC 236 Belal Muhammad


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Belal Muhammad defeated Gilbert Burns via a unanimous decision at UFC 288: Sterling vs. Cejudo.


UFC 288: Sterling v Cejudo
UFC 288: Sterling v Cejudo


Belal Muhammad Facts


Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois, US
Father’s NameAbdullah Muhammad
Mother’s NameMaha Muhammad
Star SignCancer
Net Worth (2023)$2 Million (estimated)
Last Fight Earnings$226,000
Age34
EducationBogan High School
MMA Debut2012
MMA Record23-3-0 (1NC)
AchievementsTitan FC Welterweight Champion
EndorsementsReebok, Venum, Combat Corner, YoungLA
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter


Early Life And Career


Muhammad was brought up in Chicago, Illinois by his Palestinian parents and grew up with four siblings, including an older brother, an older sister, and two younger brothers. He attended Bogan High School and also enrolled at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but did not finish his degree. After defeating Steve Carl with a TKO and winning the Titan Fighting Championships Welterweight Championship, he joined the UFC in 2016, with a perfect record of 9-0.


Belal Muhammad's Career in UFC


Muhammad made his UFC debut on July 7, 2016, against Alan Jouban, which he lost via unanimous decision but both fighters received Fight of the Night honors. He won his next fight on September 17, 2016, against Augusto Montaño via TKO in the third round.


In his third UFC fight, he was supposed to face Lyman Good but was replaced by Vicente Luque, whom Muhammad lost to via knockout in the first round. He won his next two fights against Randy Brown and Jordan Mein via unanimous decision. He won another fight via split decision against Tim Means after replacing Jesse Taylor, who was pulled out due to a potential doping violation.


He won two more fights via unanimous decision against Chance Rencountre and Lyman Good. He was scheduled to fight Sean Brady on December 19, 2020, but the bout was postponed and eventually took place on February 13, 2021, which Muhammad won via unanimous decision. His fight against Leon Edwards on March 13, 2021, ended in a no contest due to an eye poke.


He won his next two fights via unanimous decision against Demian Maia and Stephen Thompson. He had a rematch against Vicente Luque on April 16, 2022, which he won via unanimous decision, and defeated Sean Brady on October 22, 2022, via TKO in the second round with Khabib Nurmagomedov as one of his cornermen.


Muhammad beat Gilbert Burns via a unanimous decision on May 6, 2023, at UFC 288.



UFC Fight Night: Edwards v Muhammad
UFC Fight Night: Edwards v Muhammad
UFC 258: Muhammad v Lima
UFC 258: Muhammad v Lima
UFC Fight Night: Muhammad v Good
UFC Fight Night: Muhammad v Good

Belal Muhammad Record


ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Win23-3 (1)Gilbert BurnsDecision (unanimous)UFC 288May 7, 202355:00Newark, New Jersey
Win22–3 (1)Sean BradyTKO (punches)UFC 280October 22, 202224:47Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Win21–3 (1)Vicente LuqueDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Luque vs. Muhammad 2April 16, 202255:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win20–3 (1)Stephen ThompsonDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. DaukausDecember 18, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win19–3 (1)Demian MaiaDecision (unanimous)UFC 263June 12, 202135:00Glendale, Arizona, United States
NC18–3 (1)Leon EdwardsNC (accidental eye poke)UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. MuhammadMarch 13, 202120:18Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win18–3Dhiego LimaDecision (unanimous)UFC 258February 13, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win17–3Lyman GoodDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. VolkovJune 20, 202035:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win16–3Takashi SatoSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC 242September 7, 201931:55Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Win15–3Curtis MillenderDecision (unanimous)UFC 236April 13, 201935:00Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Loss14–3Geoff NealDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. DillashawJanuary 19, 201935:00Brooklyn, New York, United States
Win14–2Chance RencountreDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Rivera vs. MoraesJune 1, 201835:00Utica, New York, United States
Win13–2Tim MeansDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. TyburaNovember 19, 201735:00Sydney, Australia
Win12–2Jordan MeinDecision (unanimous)UFC 213July 8, 201735:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win11–2Randy BrownDecision (unanimous)UFC 208February 11, 201735:00Brooklyn, New York, United States
Loss10–2Vicente LuqueKO (punches)UFC 205November 12, 201611:19New York City, New York, United States
Win10–1Augusto MontañoTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. JohnsonSeptember 17, 201634:19Hidalgo, Texas, United States
Loss9–1Alan JoubanDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos vs. AlvarezJuly 7, 201635:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win9–0Steve CarlTKO (punches)Titan FC 38April 30, 201644:07Miami, Florida, United States
Win8–0Zane KamakaDecision (unanimous)Titan FC 35September 19, 201535:00Ridgefield, Washington, United States
Win7–0Keith JohnsonDecision (unanimous)Titan FC 33March 20, 201535:00Mobile, Alabama, United States
Win6–0Chris CurtisDecision (unanimous)Hoosier Fight Club 21September 13, 201435:00Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
Win5–0A.J. MatthewsDecision (unanimous)Bellator 112March 14, 201435:00Hammond, Indiana, United States
Win4–0Garrett GrossDecision (unanimous)Hoosier Fight Club 18November 9, 201335:00Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
Win3–0Jimmy FritzTKO (punches)Hoosier Fight Club 15April 6, 201322:19Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
Win2–0Quinton McCottrellDecision (unanimous)Bellator 84December 14, 201235:00Hammond, Indiana, United States
Win1–0Justin BrockTKO (punches)Hoosier Fight Club 12August 18, 201212:17Valparaiso, Indiana, United States


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Belal Muhammad vs. Sean Brady


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Last Updated On May 7, 2023

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