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Magomed Magomedov Dominates in Bellator Debut

In his first fight after signing with Bellator, Magomedov, the former ACB (Absolute Championship Berkut) Champion, dominated his opponent Matheus Mattos in a unanimous decision win. Magomedov is a teammate and close friend of fellow Dagestani and UFC Featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov. Magomedov traveled with Zabit to Dallas for Zabit’s fight in 2018, where they visited […]

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Khabib Prepares for His Biggest Test Yet

By Hamza Saraswat & Badees Nouiouat Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the most dominant fighters to ever grace the sport of MMA. With an unheard of record of 28 wins and 0 losses, he is the current UFC lightweight Champion and has shown no sign of slowing down. But what has attracted the Ummah to […]

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Selwady Gears Up for November 15 Return

On November 15 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Dallas’s very own, Abdul Kareem AlSelwady will be fighting Dumar Roa under Brave Combat Federation. Selwady who has an impressive record of 10 wins and 2 losses will be moving down one weight class to face his opponent. Having previously fought at lightweight Selwady is looking to […]

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Irving Masjid Revamps Multi-purpose Hall Flooring

By Zakariya Jourane and Bilal Nouiouat On Saturday September 20, community members, children, and youth came together to celebrate the completion of the wood flooring, the final stage of the Multipurpose Hall construction. The grand opening ceremony began with a Quran recitation and remarks from Imam Kashif. Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer was in attendance, congratulating […]

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Masjid Basketball Tournament Goes Viral

By Hamza Saraswat The annual summer basketball tournament held by ICI is something that the youth look forward to year round. While there is one held during the winter, it is smaller and not as many people sign up.  For this summer’s tournament, competition came from all over the metroplex, with teams from East Plano, […]

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Monthly Spotlight: Abdulkareem Al-Selwady

Born and raised in Baton Rouge Louisiana, Abdulkareem moved to Jordan in 2009 with his family as he was entering high school. They lived there for 8 years, during which Abdulkareem finished high school and graduated from college as well.  After this, Abdulkareem moved to Irving with the help of his brother-in-law, Shaykh Omar Suleiman. […]

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Turkish NBA Star Enes Kanter Visits Dallas, Plans to Return

Turkish NBA star Enes Kanter recently made a stop in Dallas as part of his national basketball camp for kids. He has planned over 50 camps in 30 states, all free of charge. When I asked him what his motivation was for doing this, he said “When I retire, I want to look back and […]

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