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Helal Jr.: Rising Star of MMA brought up in Egypt and making a name in Malaysia

MMA has gained a lot of fame from the past few years. It is becoming the most-watched sports on TV in youth. Many big names are coming out from this fighting sport. Out of that top name, we came across an Egyptian boxer champion born and brought in Egypt now settling in Malaysia for his MMA career and business. We are talking about the rising star of MMA Helal Jr. 

Helal Jr.’s journey as a fighter started when he was 12. He first started kickboxing for three years. Then slowly moved towards MMA. He entered MMA in 2010 when he was only 15.

He got the inspiration from his late brother Ali Younis. According to the sources Ali Younis brought Helal Jr. in MMA as he too was an MMA fighter. Ali and Helal Jr. were two young ones who brought MMA in the picture in Cairo. Ali showed the beauty of Martial art to Helal Jr. Ever since then, he has never looked back and intends to continue bringing the education aspect of physical training across Asia.

In 2015, Helal Jr. moved to the Bristol, UK to pursue a degree in Product Design and to also enhance his skills in MMA. In an unexpected turn of events, Ali his mentor, his partner-in-crime, met with an accident and lost his life, his brother’s demise further cemented his desire to bring martial arts into the world and uses his brother as a constant inspiration for his successes.

It took time to recover from Ali’s demise, but Helal Jr. is a fighter as soon he came back from the loss, he diverted his plans to Malaysia in order to complete his studies and pursue his brother’s dream (WBC World Champion).

Helal Jr.’s future plan is to make a name in boxing worldwide and win the WBC Asia title. He is also opening the Gym in Malaysia Kuala Lumpur shortly. With Gym he has also become a founder of world-class Apparel company name BXGLAB- Boxing Lab. www.bxglab.com, he wants to see his company name at the top like other sporting companies number 1 boxing apparel in Malaysia. 

Here are the achievements of Helal Jr. and his career 2011- EFC Muay Thai Champion, 2012 – EFC MMA Bantamweight Champion, 2014 – EMA Featherweight Champion, 2018 – TRFC Light Welterweight Champion. We feel he will win many more titles in the coming years.

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Rekha Purohit teaches in the English department at a well known University. Many feel Rekhas' most famous work is her short story. She has completed her technical degree from India. Now she is onboard with Resident Weekly as a freelance writer for Technical News.