Invite to the UFC, Belal Muhammad
Sometimes you see a fight and you just know it's that fighter's last time on the regionals prior to getting a call. Belal Muhammad's win over Steve Carl was that battle. Muhammad controlled the former WSOF champ and Bellator veteran on his way to a 4th Round TKO and the Titan FC welterweight title. Provided Titan FC's open nature about letting fighters jump to the UFC and given the high profile of Muhammad's win, there was only one sensible next step to take. MMAJunkie reports that, undoubtedly, that action has actually been taken. Muhammad has abandoned his belt and is on his way to the Octagon. ...
Who is Belal Muhammad?
The 27-year old Muhammad trains out of Chicago Fight Team under former Strikeforce and Bellator fighter Louis Taylor (who coached his fumbling group in high school), as well as spending time at Roufusport up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Muhammad has actually been, mainly, combating the finest offered skill every step of the method to the UFC.
Exactly what you should anticipate:
While Muhammad may have a background in both, his boxing video game certainly takes center stage over his fumbling. To that end, Muhammad does a great job feinting and altering rhythm, to keep his opponent from guessing his timing too quickly.
Muhammad utilizes his footwork well at variety, circling away, maintaining distance and not walking himself into the pocket. Simply because of his design, Muhammad hasn't been much of a finisher to date in his MMA career, but he's got the kind of design that's great for breaking down challengers over time.