Guram Kutateladze will make his promotional debut at Brave Combat Federation facing Erick da Silva at Brave 16 hosted in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Guram was initially set to face Abdul Kareem Al Selwady in the main card of the sixteenth edition of the promotion. Selwady was replaced in the updated fight card with Erick da Silva. Erick will be making his fourth appearance in Brave Combat Federation. The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu expert trains alongside UFC fighter, Darren Till and has three wins in Brave Combat Federation losing only to Abdul Kareem Al Selwady. Till is expected to be in the corner of Silva during Brave 16.
Training at Astra Fight Team, Silva has a record of 22 wins and 5 losses in his professional career making him one among the most experienced fighters in the lightweight division of Brave Combat Federation. In his previous appearance with the promotion which took place during Brave 13 in Belfast, “Indio Brabo” faced Eric Carlsson from Sweden. In the end of three rounds of intense action, Indio Brabo won the bout by unanimous decision.
Guram who trains at All Stars Gym, Stockholm was initially set to face Abdul Kareem Al Selwady. the latest addition to the growing lightweight division of Brave Combat Federation had competed in 10 professional bouts winning 8 of them. Out of his eight victories five of them came by knockouts. The bout will feature the classic stand off between a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu expert and a striker.
Brave 16 will take place on 21st September at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The fight card feature two championship title defences featuring Carlston Harris defending the welterweight championship against Jarrah Al Selawe and Elias Boudegzdame defending the featherweight championship against Bubba Jenkins.