MMA fighters from Dagestan arrived in Tangier, Morocco alongside veteran coach from Dagestan, Emiragaev Esedulla. Emiragaev Esedulla is among the biggest names in the mixed martial arts world having mentored and trained world class athletes including Khabib Nurmagomedov, Ikram Aliskerov, Velimurad Alkhasov and many more. At Brave 14, Ikram Aliskerov, Artur Guseynov and Velimurad Alkhasov will be competing from Dagestan, Russia. The fighters explained that the knowledge and experience brought forth by Emiragaev Esedulla will definitely be a difference maker.
Challenging fights awaits the fighters from Dagestan as the World Combat Sambo Champion, Velimurad will be facing the submission specialist Sean Santella on a high profile matchup. Meanwhile Ikram Aliskerov is closing in to content for the middleweight championship as soon as the title will be introduced with yet another victory. A tough challenge awaits as he is set to face Diego Gonzalez from Sweden. In yet another middleweight matchup, Artur Guseynov will face Tarek Suleiman from Syria. The fights will take place at the Omni Sport Indoor CLub of Tangier, Morocco at 06:00 PM on 18th August, 2018.
The event marks the largest representation from Dagestan in the continent of Africa. The flyweight fighter, Velimurad expressed his confidence to set sights upon the flyweight championship which will be introduced in the near future. “The division is new and growing fast with world class talent. It will be challenging. I will focus on giving my best that soon when the title will be introduced, I can compete for the championship.”