Brave News #55 – Updates from Abu Dhabi, dream fight discussed
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Brave News, the online show that keeps fans around the world updated on everything related to Brave Combat Federation, comes back this week with great news from Abu Dhabi. Brave 16, scheduled for the Mubadala Arena on September 21st, had its full fight card revealed.
Aside from the already announced two title fights, Brave 16 will feature the return of legendary jiu-jitsu champion Bruno Malfacine, who takes on Cristian Rodriguez Jr at flyweight, and a clash of titans between welterweight contenders Mohammad Fakhreddine and Gadzhimusa Gaziev. Visit BraveFights.com to check out the complete fight card.
Fighting in the co-main event at Abu Dhabi is featherweight champion Elias Boudegzdame, who defends his title against American sensation Bubba Jenkins. “Smile” has been training hard for the biggest challenge of his career at the famed Le Bonne Ècole gym, in France.
Weeks after yet another dominating performance, this time at Brave 14, middleweight contender Ikram Aliskerov is back in training, looking to hunt his next victim. The Russian powerhouse spent time in the KHK MMA gym, in Bahrain, and is taking a closer look at Chad Hanekom x Leon Aliu, who are set to face each other at Brave 16.
Meanwhile, Brave Nation has been swept with rumors that Ottman Azaitar will take on Kareem-Abdul Al-Selwady next in what would be the biggest fight in the history of Middle East MMA. And the fight has an amazing supporter: none other than His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
We have a special message from the Brave Nation to the Brave state of Kerala in India. We stand with our brothers and sisters who suffered from the recent catastrophic floods in Kerala and Coorg. We salute all those who did rise to the occasion to rescue and support the victims and especially those who sacrificed their lives for their fellow human beings.