Seef District, Bahrain – BRAVE Combat Federation, the fastest-growing global MMA organization, founded by His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, will kick off 2021 adding yet another country to its host-list. On January 16, the Bahrain-based promotion is landing in Russia for the very first time and has announced that three of the country’s biggest stars will be in action in the fight card, hosted in association with Krepost Selection.
The first one is top-ranked Flyweight Ali “Puncher” Bagautinov. With a professional record of 19 wins and 7 losses, Bagautinov is a two-time sambo world champion and has won the Russian sambo championship five times.
Alongside him will be the former Russian MMA champion Roman Bogatov. The Lightweight holds an impressive 10-1 professional record and is returning to competing in his home country with BRAVE CF.
Finally, “The Russian Bear” Konstantin Erokhin, the Moscow-based knockout machine, is also taking part in the Russian maiden card. Erokhin is 9-4 in his professional career, with eight KOs under his belt.
The trio will be joining BRAVE CF’s biggest star from Russian origins, Super Lightweight World Champion Eldar Eldarov. The Bahraini athlete will return to the country where he was born for his first title defense.
BRAVE CF 46 will take place in Sochi, on January 16, and will be promoted in association with the local organizers “Krepost Selection”. More confirmed athletes and the card’s match-ups are expected to be announced through the upcoming weeks.
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