BRAVE CF 73 in Bogota is set to shine the spotlight on women's MMA. Seasoned competitor Yasmeli Araque makes her long-awaited return, precisely four years later, to the same city where it all began. This time, she steps into the octagon against Ecuador's Eidy Macías in an intense strawweight clash.
Araque, hailing from Venezuela, initially made her presence known in the BRAVE CF promotion during their 2019 visit to Colombia. Unfortunately, her debut ended in a first-round submission loss to Brazil's Luana Pinheiro.
Now, fueled by determination, Araque seeks her maiden triumph in the BRAVE CF cage, following an impressive record of three wins in her last four regional fights.
Her adversary, Eidy Macías, stands at the precipice of her first foray into the global MMA arena. Nicknamed "The Talent," Macías boasts an unblemished professional record of five victories.
Rising swiftly through the ranks of South American MMA, Macías arrives at BRAVE CF 73 with a burning desire to prove her mettle among the best in the sport.
Save the date for BRAVE CF 73 on August 12, hosted at Bogota's Coliseo El Salitre in collaboration with local promoters LFC. This event serves as a significant component of the highly anticipated 2023 BRAVE Pan American Combat Week, alongside the IMMAF Amateur Pan American Championships.
Headlining the card is a captivating bantamweight world title clash between José "Shorty" Torres and Nkosi "The Future" Ndebele. However, the women's division takes center stage as Yasmeli Araque and Eidy Macías prepare to deliver an unforgettable showdown.