Guess who’s back – after the high of pioneering Singapore professional MMA and the low of a serious knee injury, Radeem Rahman believes subsequent local fighters will welcome his return
Remember Radeem Rahman?
Singapore’s first professional mixed martial artist is back from a lengthy layoff and raring to fight.
He has been carded to face Malaysia’s Raymond Tan (2-1) at 30 May’s One Fighting Championship (One FC): Honor & Glory at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
After knocking out his opponent on his debut in 2011, Radeem (1-0) was found to have a serious anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) problem in his right knee. He underwent reconstruction surgery in March last year, with rehabilitation lasting till October.
“Of course I was looking to get back into action,” he told xinmsn. “For me it’s sad because I’ve been out of action a long time. Even my coach told me maybe I’m unlucky.
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