Brave Combat Federation is set to make MMA History on Saturday 18 August , as it becomes the first ever global MMA promotion event to host a show on African soil. Tangier, Morocco will be the first African Host nation of Braves global expansion. However, another man will look to put his name in the history books and carry the pride of his country on his shoulders.
Danyel Pilo, an emerging italian MMA star with a record of 10-1 will take on one of the biggest MMA featherweight prospects , Jeremy Kennedy. For Pilo, claiming a win against the highly touted American will turn the spotlight on the rising MMA nation of Italy.
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Danyel looks forward to be the face of Italian MMA
Danyel Pilo will make his debut at Brave Combat Federation at Tangier, Morocco on 18th August. Brave 14 will feature Daniel facing Jeremy Kennedy in the featherweight division. Pilo had thirteen fights in his career and has 10 wins and 2 draws against a single loss.
Currently on a four fight win streak, Pilo will face Kennedy who is ranked among the best emerging prospects in the featherweight division. A win will be crucial not on for Pilo but for the growing mixed martial arts scene in Italy. Previously Italian lightweight prospect Daniele Scatizzi had competed in Brave Combat Federation representing SBG Ireland.
However Pilo is the first Italian fighter to compete in a co-main event in the promotion. Currently an key prospect in the Italian mixed martial arts community, a win is crucial for Pilo as it brings him closer to the featherweight championship which is soon to be contested. Elias Boudegzdame is the current featherweight champion in the promotion. He had defended the title successfully during Brave 10: The Kingdom of Champions hosted in Amman, Jordan. The winner from Brave 14 will
“I respect my opponent and am not talking thrash about him. He is a warrior, so am I. I came here to fight and to win. I will bring years of my training and dreams into the cage and will fight to win”, said Danyel.