Jordan and Brazil were among the 16 countries represented at “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” on April 19, 2019. It was the second Brave Combat Federation event to take place in the country.
Featuring 12 mixed martial arts matches, which included three title bouts, “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” took place at the Martyr Rashid Al-Ziyoud Hall Boxing Arena in Amman, Jordan. In the first co-main event of the evening, Luan “Miau” Santiago, 24, of Brazil challenged Brave CF Lightweight Champion Abdul-Kareem “Pride of Palestine” Al-Selwady, 23, of Jordan.
Al-Selwady was one of the five hometown heroes at “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” while Santiago solely represented Brazil. Bahrain, Canada, Egypt, England, France, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Tunisia, the United States and Wales were also represented.
Santiago made his successful professional MMA debut in 2013. He joined Brave CF in 2017.
“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” marked Santiago’s fifth Brave CF bout. He previously competed in Imortal Fight Championship and Frontline Fight Series, among others.
Al-Selwady made his successful professional MMA debut in 2012. He joined Brave CF in 2016.
“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” marked Al-Selwady’s sixth Brave CF bout. He previously competed in Desert Force MMA.
The championship bout between Al-Selwady and Santiago was the 10th bout of the evening. The Brazilian challenger shocked the crowd by dethroning the Jordanian champion.
Winning at “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” improved Santiago’s professional MMA record to 14 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, Al-Selwady now has 10 wins and 3 losses.
“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” Main Event
Abdoul “Sinistro” Abdouraguimov, 23, challenged reigning Brave CF Welterweight Champion Jarrah “The Jordanian Lion” Al-Selawe, 26, of Jordan in the main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]
Check all the official results on Conan Daily.