Mixed Martial Arts

Pakistan vs South Africa: Zia Mashwani, Nkosi Ndebele fight at ‘BRAVE CF 45’ in Bahrain


Zia “The Mashwani Warrior” Mashwani, 24, of Islamabad, Pakistan fought Nkosi “The Future” Ndebele, 25, of Sandton, South Africa at “BRAVE CF 45.” BRAVE Combat Federation held the mixed martial arts event at the Bahrain National Stadium in East Riffa, Bahrain on November 19, 2020.

On the “BRAVE CF 45” fight card were two amateur MMA matches and six professional MMA fights. Six Asian countries were represented namely Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon and Pakistan.


In the fifth bout of the evening, Mashwani and Ndebele competed at a catch weight of 72kg. Here are the details:

  • REFEREE: Declan Larkin
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Punches
  • TIME AND ROUND: 4:29 of Round 1
BRAVE Combat Federation belt (© BRAVE CF)

BRAVE Combat Federation belt (© BRAVE CF)



    1. Afghanistan: Abdul Azim Badakhshi
    2. Algeria: Mohamed Said Maalem
    3. Azerbaijan: Vagif Askerov
    4. Bahrain: Isa Almeari, Mohammed Zuhair, Murtaza Talha, Ali Abuhamda
    5. Belarus: Vadim Litvin
    6. Colombia: Dumar Roa
    7. England: Ian Entwistle
    8. Kyrgyzstan: Abdisalam Uulu Kubanychbek
    9. Lebanon: Adon Ayoub
    10. Pakistan: Zia Mashwani
    11. Russia: Akhmed Magomedov
    12. South Africa: Nkosi Ndebele
    13. Sweden: Zvonimir Kralj
    14. Switzerland: Mohamed Said Maalem
    15. Ukraine: Vagif Askerov

Professional MMA record after “BRAVE CF 45”

Zia Mashwani Nkosi Ndebele
WIN 3 3
LOSS 3 1
DRAW 0 0


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