BRAVE 24 will take place at the Copper Box Arena, on July 25th, and the fighters from the groundbreaking event have started to descend upon London for the final preparations as fight week kicks off with tension and drama. Featherweight world champion Bubba Jenkins will defend his title against former Lightweight titleholder Lucas ‘Mineiro’ Martins, and the two have passed by each other in the host hotel lobby in a moment full of tension captured by the BRAVE CF crew. (video below)
Bubba was waiting by the elevator with his wife Ashley Jenkins when Lucas and his teammates passed him by, and the duo exchanged a quick glance but kept their composure. After the impromptu meeting, however, champion Jenkins started trash-talking his opponent.
One of Martins’ guests for the invite-only, exclusive show is celebrity restauranteur and MasterChef Brazil judge Henrique Fogaça. Bubba said he would be in contact with Fogaça so he could cater his “celebration afterparty”, in another stinging attack at the challenger’s team.
“I want to know is his chef’s available for my celebration party. I know he’s got a chef with him. I’m going to need someone to cook for me when I’m celebrating. So I’m wondering if he’s available for my championship party, I’ll be sure to ask”, said Jenkins.
BRAVE 24: London is set to connect the highest level of personalities across various fields to a world-class level of international mixed martial arts with the goal of empowering the sport and taking it to another level.
Jenkins and ‘Mineiro’ meeting: