The largest sport media property in the Middle East BRAVE Combat Federation announces an updated fight card for BRAVE CF 48: Arabian Night set for March 18th with additional bouts and different match-ups.
The main-event of the night remains intact with Ylies Djiroun facing Abdul-Rakhman Makhazhiev in a Lightweight bout. The co-main event has changed to Ahmad “The Shadow” Labban from Lebanon against Nemanja “Sledgehammer” Kovač from Serbia due to the injury of Tariq “Desert Storm” Ismail. Ismail’s opponent, Nkosi “The Future” Ndebele, will be facing the French-Moroccan submission specialist Abdelmoumen Mssaate in a Bantamweight bout.
The Lebanese Bulldozer Georges Eid will also be facing a different opponent after David Jacobsson had to withdraw from the fight due to an injury. Eid will now be facing the Finnish BJJ NoGi Gold Medalist Olli Santalahti from Finland in a Catchweight 77KG bout.
The French-Syrian Michael “The Solider” Aljarouj will go against Kazakhstan’s undefeated fight Azat Maksum in a Catchweight 58.5 KG bout after his initial opponent Magomed Idrisov had to pull out due to an injury.
Algeria’s Elias “Dreamcatcher” Nedir will also be making his debut against a different opponent, Kurdistan’s Ramyar Luqman in a Catchweight 64KG bout after Muhammad Qardaxi suffered from a knee injury and had to withdraw from the bout.
Additional bouts to the BRAVE CF 48: Arabian Night fight card include the 5x Wushu World Champion and 3x Asian Games Gold Medalist Mohsen Mohammadseifi going against the Morocco BJJ and BJJ NoGi Champion Bichi Zakaria in a Lightweight bout.
The night will also witness the return of Bahrain’s 2x IMMAF World Championship Gold Medalist Murtaza Talha against the one of the top 10 ranked South African middleweights Cameron Meintjies who is riding on a six fight win streak.
BRAVE CF 48: Arabian Night is bringing the most talented and renowned fighters from across the Arab world under one roof for a spectacular night on March 18th taking place as part of the Kombat Kingdom Returns series taking place at Arad Fort, Arad in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
BRAVE CF 48 Full Fight Card:
- Lightweight – Ylies Djiroun vs Abdul-Rakhman Makhazhiev
- Super Lightweight – Ahmad Labban vs Nemanja Kovac
- Catchweight (77 kg) – Georges Eid vs Olli Santalahti
- Bantamweight – Nkosi Ndebele vs Abdelmoumen Mssaate
- Catchweight (88 kg) – Murtaza Talha vs Cameron Meintjies
- Catchweight (58.5 kg) – Michael Aljarouj vs Azat Maksum
- Featherweight – Yousif Ghrairi vs Hassan Talal
- Super Lightweight – Omar El Dafrawy vs Abbas Khan
- Middleweight – Hassan Fakhreddine vs Eslam Mostafa Abdel Menem
- Middleweight – Eslam Abdul Baset vs Mohamad Ghorabi
- Featherweight – Hussein Salem vs Sulaiman Al Modhyan
- Catchweight (59 kg) – Issa Salem vs Maysara Mohamed
- Catchweight (64 kg) – Elias Nedir vs Ramyar Luqman
- Lightweight – Mohsen Mohammad Seifi vs Bichi Zakaria
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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