Official Brave press release:
Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation awarded Fan’s Fight of the Night for Brave 14 hosted in Tangier, Morocco. In an epic fight night which marked the entry of the first global mixed martial arts promotion to the continent of Africa, seven of the nine fights ended in the very first round with three of the fights ending within the very first minute. Ottman Azaitar, Jeremy Kennedy, Felipe Efrain and Djamil Chan were shortlisted in the final list of nominees.
The final phase of the winner was made by the audience of Brave Combat Federation who voted for their favourite athlete over the social media. Felipe Efrain received the highest number of nominations there by claiming the people’s choice with a clear margin. This marks the second time the bantamweight fighter from Brazil has claimed the fight of the night accolade. Earlier, Efrain had claimed the fight of the night bonus at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions hosted in Bahrain.
During Brave 14, Efrain faced Arnold Quero in the bantamweight division. Efrain was making his return after the first round loss at the hands of Frans Mlambo. In a bout that lasted nearly 40 seconds, Efrain charged at Quero with stiff jabs that connected to make room for a knee to the body followed by a barrage of strikes to the face of his opponent that left Quero planted to the mat. Mohammed Shahid had not divulged upcoming plans for Efrain, however the Brazilian bantamweight fighter who trains at Chute Boxe Lima has build himself up in the division as a strong contender for the bantamweight championship held by Stephen Loman from Team Lakay.