Seef District, Bahrain – Afghanistan’s new rising star Rahmatullah Yousufzai just got his first international award. The Afghani prospect was the winner of the BRAVE CF Year of the Change Award in the “Knockout of the Year” category.
The result that earned Yousufzai the award was the 42-second KO over Abdulmanap Magomedov at BRAVE CF 41. The bout was his first one under the BRAVE CF banner and he indeed arrived with a splash.
Facing a heavily-favored Magomedov, who came into the cage boasting an amateur record of 15 wins and only three losses, Rahmatullah Yousufzai shocked the world and got the finish within the very first minute.
Yousufzai posted a video in his social media receiving the “BRAVE CF Year of Change” award in his gym. Asked by his teammates why he was getting a trophy he said.
“That’s my award for knockout of the year. Alhamdulillah! I’m really happy with this one, it’s a great way to start, eh? Next time, maybe after a couple more fights, I’ll be getting my belt too”.
With an undefeated professional record of 4 wins and no losses, Rahmatullah Yousufzai made his international debut at BRAVE CF 41 after dominating the Afghani national scene.
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