Khalid Abdallah

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Khalid pictured here on Moel Famau in Wales on a geography trip

Khalid Gamal Nasser Mohammed Saleh Ali ibn Ali Ahmed al-hajj Al-Sharee (born November 1, 1993) is 16 years old and is currently a mixed martial artist. He currently trains at Next Generation MMA.




Khalid had took an interest to parkour when he saw people in his school practicing it, he then went out the following weekend with the people he'd seen and spent the weekend doing Parkour. In the summer holidays he went to Yemen for 6 weeks, where he spent his time reading about parkour philosophy and watching various videos of practicioners, he returned on the 2nd of September. Khalid officialy started Parkour on September 3rd, he went out training where he injured himself doing a precision jump onto a slippery surface where he fell and injured his ankle badly.


After training parkour about a year he decided he wanted a change and took up tricking which stemmed from his love of kicks from karate, in which he currently holds a black belt. However, he never really progressed alot in tricking and says this is one of the reasons he stopped.

Quitting Parkour/Tricking

Khalid started to lose interest in parkour and tricking in September of 2009, due to his fast growing interest in mixed martial arts aswell as the quick progression he had made in it. He officially stopped in October of 2009. However, he has said "To be honest I really do still have an interest in parkour and tricking, so when the weather starts getting better, hopefully if I can be bothered, I will do it again"

Mixed Martial Arts

Khalid was introduced to MMA by his friend Tom, at first he thought the ground and other aspects of the sport were boring or as he put it "gay" and he just wanted to see standup fights. When his friend showed him more video's of fights he started to develop a further interest into it. Eventually, he went to Next Generation mixed martial arts gym in Liverpool and after a few lessons there he started to appreciate the ground game, unfortunately he had to stop because of fasting and a holiday. However, when he returned to training in late September/early October he started to take his training seriously and showed vast improvements very quickly. In the near future he hopes to travel to the USA to train in various gyms such as American Top Team and Greg Jacksons gym, also he wants to go into fighting professionally.

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