UFC star and devout Sikh Arjan Bhullar confident he can wear turban for next fight

UFC star Arjan Bhullar is confident he will be capable of wear a turban for his next fight – after he was unable to in his debut bout.

The Canadian turned the primary Indian-born fighter to win within the UFC after beating Luis Henrique in September.

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That victory was overshadowed by the very fact the Sikh MMA ace was NOT allowed to wear the spiritual headware for his ring stroll.

Fighters should wear sponsored clothes however Bhullar, 31, and Reebok had not agreed upon a personalised turban.

He stated: "That was the problem we didn't foresee heading into the fight.

"However we obtained along with the corporate after and there's been some nice dialogue. It wanted extra understanding and information of the difficulty.

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UFC star Arjan Bhullar reveals he sensationall snubbed a WWE profession

"They've been receptive and so long as we attain out forward of time to get that cleared up with the proper individuals we ought to be alright for the next fight.

"We've additionally reached out to Reebok. This could possibly be a fantastic alternative for the corporate to get behind. Reebok and the UFC have each been receptive.

"We're hopeful for the next fight that that gained't be a problem."

Bhullar represented Canada in wrestling at London 2012.

The UFC is returning to the capital in March and Bhullar hopes to be on the cardboard.

He was allowed to wear a turban for the Olympics and admits it had an enormous impact on Indians worldwide.

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WWE star Jinder Mahal is allowed to wear a turban in wrestling

Bhullar defined: "On the Olympics I walked out to the opening ceremonies in a turban and Indians all over the world have been messaging me and feeling the love. It was a singular and particular second.

"I'm hoping to try this now as a fighter and I feel the UFC sees the worth in that as a result of they need athletes connecting with followers and individuals."

Bhullar consulted WWE pal Jinder Mahal earlier than deciding whether or not to pursue a profession in wrestling.

 Arjan Bhullar opted to join UFC instead of WWE after competing at London 2012

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Arjan Bhullar opted to hitch UFC as an alternative of WWE after competing at London 2012
 Arjan Bhullar became the only Indian-born fighter to win in the UFC in September

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Arjan Bhullar turned the one Indian-born fighter to win within the UFC in September
 Arjan Bhullar is desperate to become UFC champion and wants to fight in London in March

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Arjan Bhullar is determined to turn out to be UFC champion and needs to fight in London in March

The pair have stored in contact and Mahal was alleged to stroll out with Bhullar for his debut UFC fight – solely to be stopped by the chaos Hurricane Irma brought about.

However that doesn’t imply he won’t accompany him next time.

Bhullar stated: "We're good pals so hopefully next time it’ll work out and, if not, then perhaps the one after that.

"That cross promotion is sensible. The WWE man and the UFC man, we're each Indian.

"The WWE lets him stroll out in a turban so I'm excited for the UFC to get behind that."

UFC star Arjan Bhullar is confident he will be capable of wear a turban for his next fight – after he was unable to in his debut bout.

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