Kingdom of Bahrain: BRAVE CF 57 takes place on Friday, March 11, 2022, during the BRAVE International Combat Week, which will also feature the MMA Super Cup, the biggest amateur competition with a total pool prize of over $200,000 USD on the line for the top 3 national teams.
MTK MMA Global standout Mohammed ”Sher-e-Hind” Farhad (12-3) fighting out of Mumbai, India will be back in action when he faces Maysara Mohamed (5-0) fighting out of Egypt.
Farhad is stepping back into the cage after one of the most brutal knockouts of 2021 when he knocked out Pakistan’s Uloomi Kareem with a KO that went viral. Farhad is currently ranked 2nd of 143 active Asia South Pro Bantamweights. If he is able to win with a spectacular victory, this can get him closer to a title shot. His opponent is currently undefeated, the Egyptian standout Mohamed dominated Iraq’s Issa Salem to a unanimous decision victory at BRAVE CF 48. He is also looking to have a huge win at 135-pounds. Mohamed is currently ranked 1st of 42 active Egypt Pro Bantamweights and is also ranked 1st at Flyweight.
BRAVE CF 57 will be headlined by three title fights. Hamza Kooheji will face Brad Katona for the vacant Bantamweight title while Middleweight champion Mohammad Fakhreddine is going for double-champion against Mohamed Said Maalem. Lastly, former Lightweight champion Amin Ayoub will be taking on Abdisalam Kubanychbek for the interim 155-pound strap.
BRAVE CF 57 Fight Card (so far):
- Bantamweight title fight: Hamza Kooheji (11-2) vs Brad Katona (10-2)
- Light Heavyweight title fight: Mohammad Fakhreddine (MW-C, 14-4, 2 NC) vs Mohamed Said Maalem (11-3, 1 NC)
- Lightweight interim title fight: Abdisalam Uulu Kubanychbek (18-3) vs Amin Ayoub (16-5)
- Super Welterweight fight: Nursulton Ruziboev (32-8-2, 2 NC) vs Luis Felipe Dias (14-3)
- Lightweight: Sam Patterson (8-1-1) vs Khunkar-Pasha Osmaev (10-6-1)
- Flyweight: Asu Almabaev (14-2) vs Rizvan Abuev (12-3)
- Lightweight: Husein Kadimagomaev (8-1) vs Agshin Babaev (22-7, 1 NC)
- Lightweight: Kamil Magomedov (14-2) vs Cleiton Silva (15-3)
- Bantamweight: Mohamed Farhad (12-3) vs Maysara Mohamed (5-0)
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