Ezatullah Kakar (second left) with fellow refugees at the Port Moresby airport as he prepares to leave for the United States. Photo: HandoutEzatullah Kakar (second left) with fellow refugees at the Port Moresby airport as he prepares to leave for the United States. Photo: Handout
Ezatullah Kakar (second left) with fellow refugees at the Port Moresby airport as he prepares to leave for the United States. Photo: Handout

MMA: freedom for US-bound Ezatullah Kakar but kick-boxer’s joy mixed with sadness as he leaves refugee friends behind

  • The Pakistan-born fighter leaves Papua New Guinea for a new life in the United States after seven years of detention
  • The former world championship runner-up says he will fight for the rights of refugees as he hopes to revive his MMA career in North Carolina
Topic |   MMA
Ezatullah Kakar (second left) with fellow refugees at the Port Moresby airport as he prepares to leave for the United States. Photo: HandoutEzatullah Kakar (second left) with fellow refugees at the Port Moresby airport as he prepares to leave for the United States. Photo: Handout
Ezatullah Kakar (second left) with fellow refugees at the Port Moresby airport as he prepares to leave for the United States. Photo: Handout
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