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Team Iridium's Youssef Zalal Paves Way for Breakout 2020 with Flying Knee KO at LFA 79

CALIFORNIA — Youssef Zalal made a major statement on the weekend.

"The Moroccan Devil" returned to the familiar win column with a jaw-dropping, flying-knee KO in the first round of his bout at LFA 79 in Broomfield, Colo., on UFC Fight Pass.

"I felt like, 'Oh (expletive)! It actually landed and I can finish this thing now,' " Youssef, 23, says with a chuckle. "Now that's a great feeling."

Youssef is now 7-2, with all of his wins by stoppage, and poised for a breakout 2020 campaign.

"A year from today, I see myself in the UFC," the factoryX fighter says. "I want to be putting on exciting fights and moving up that ladder."

Iridium Sports Agency is a full-service professional management firm. Founded in 2009 by attorney Jason House, Iridium represents more than 75 fighters in the UFC, Bellator and ProFightLeague. Iridium's team of agents is devoted to assisting athletes in all aspects of their professional lives.


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