BRAVE Combat Federation has unveiled the full lineup for its upcoming events in the Kingdom of Bahrain. On June 19, fans can witness the action-packed BRAVE CF 71, followed by BRAVE CF 72 on June 23, making it an exhilarating week for MMA enthusiasts.
Due to an unfortunate injury to Kamal Magomedov, the main event of BRAVE CF 71 has undergone a change. Marcin Bandel's Super Welterweight world title defense has been postponed as a result. However, fans can still anticipate an enthralling matchup as Omar Solomanov and Ilyar Askhanov, the top Featherweight contenders, step up to headline the event. The winner of this pivotal bout will likely earn the opportunity to challenge Roman Bogatov or Nemat Abdrashitov for the championship. Bogatov himself will defend his title against Abdrashitov in the main event of BRAVE CF 72.
In an exciting co-main event at BRAVE CF 71, Velimurad Alkhasov, a prominent Flyweight contender, will move up to the Bantamweight division to face undefeated fighter Nicholas Hwende from Zimbabwe. Hwende, who holds an African title, will make his international debut in Bahrain, adding more intrigue to this significant clash.
Watch out for Olympic wrestler Mahmoud Sebie, aiming to maintain his flawless record of 3-0 under the BRAVE Combat Federation banner when he faces undefeated Tunisian fighter Oussama Zeidi.
BRAVE CF 71 will also witness the highly anticipated promotional debuts of two exceptional talents in the world of mixed martial arts. Ramazan Gitinov, considered the greatest amateur fighter of all time, steps up to compete in the Lightweight division against Morocco's Abderrahman Errachidy. Additionally, Khamzat Maaev makes his BRAVE CF debut against Elias Farah from Lebanon, adding more excitement to the event.
This thrilling fight card showcases athletes from 13 different countries, including Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Palestine, Turkey, Lebanon, Bahrain, Morocco, Egypt, the Philippines, and Tunisia. The global representation guarantees a diverse and captivating display of skills and styles at BRAVE CF 71.
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