Two Lebanese MMA Fighters Made it To The 2017 MMA Asian Championships Finals!

Update : We won a gold! http://www.mmamena.net/Newsdet.aspx?id=189 Imad Howayek and Alexander Chaddad have secured medals for Lebanon at The 2017 MMA Asian Championships by qualifying to the finals. Howayek defeated a fighter from Kazakhstan in the semi-final and won via unanimous decision while Alexander Chaddad defeated his Indian opponent in the first minute of the first round! Lebanon's MMA team has come a long way ever since it was established and has been doing great…

The Story Behind Lebanon’s Harley Davidson Club: When Fighters Became Bikers

I just finished watching Al Jazeera's 47-minute long report on Lebanon's Harley-Davidson Club, and how it was founded by four bikers who all used to fight on different sides in the Lebanese civil war. George Greige is Maronite; Marwan Tarraf, Shia; Jamal Kahwaji, Sunni; and Ghassan Haider is Druze and their love for bikes brought them together. I've had the chance to meet some members of the local Harley-Davidson club but I had no idea…
Fun

We’re Having a Lebanese Arm Wrestling Championship on June 18

2 months ago
A Lebanese Arm Wrestling championship, the first of its kind in Lebanon (according to the organizers), will kick off on Sunday June 18th at Sassine Square in Achrafieh. This is not some competition between villages ...
Critiques

Riyadi & Homentmen Basketball Fans Captured Singing Disgusting Chants

2 months ago
“Armane Armane ya 3****t choulli jebak choulli jebak 3a Beirut” “Jaroudi 3*****te Shaker ya l***i Ha ntoj al riyadi Ya ekhwet al m*****ke” Disgusting chants, disgusting fans and a disgusting finale. I saw the most ...
Baladi

CNN: Surfing Becoming More Popular in #Lebanon

3 months ago
I remember when Cafe Najjar first featured a surfer in its most recent ads, I got several comments asking me if one can really surf in Lebanon while others laughed at the idea. Well surfing ...
Automotive

18-year-old Lebanese Karl Massaad Clinches First FIA F4 podium After a Brilliant Race

3 months ago
A month ago, Karl Massaad became the first Lebanese & Arab driver to compete in the British Formula4 Championship for 2017. Yesterday, Massaad made history by clinching his first podium at Thruxton Circuit in the ...
Beirut

Barcelona Defeats Real Madrid 3-2 Once Again in Beirut’s El Clásico

3 months ago
A friendly El Clásico was organized last Friday at at the Camille Chamoun stadium between ex-Barcelona and Real Madrid players. The teams should have included legends such as Ronaldinho, Gianluca Zambrotta, Francesco Coco, Eric Abidal ...
Baladi

First Bike Lane Prototype Introduced in #Beirut

3 months ago
After getting its first bike sharing station, Beirut just got its first official bike lane. The assembly of the first bike lane prototype was completed two days ago and the first bike tour will take ...
Critiques

Why I’m Losing Interest in Football

4 months ago
I’ve always been a passionate about football. I follow most of the leagues, mainly the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and Bundesliga, I look forward to the World Cup & Euro, I love the ...
Baladi

Byblos Bike Sharing System Officially Launched, Bike Lane to Follow

4 months ago
Byblos launched two days ago officially the “Byblos Bike Sharing System” and will soon introduce a dedicated bike lane in the city. NNA article says the lane will cover a 50,000 square meter area but ...
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