Brave 16 will take place at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE on 21st September, 2018 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. The Card will feature two massive title fights , The main event between Welterweight champion, Carlston Harris from Guyana defending his championship against Jarrah Al Selawe from Jordan. The co main event will be another mouth watering title fight between reigning featherweight champion, Elias Boudegzdame from Algeria who will defend his title for the second time against the 2011 NCAA division champion, Bubba Jenkins from the United States of America.
Brave 16 is stacked with talent and potential fight of the night candidates, In what is being billed as the card of the year so far. The main card is set to wow MMA lovers from all over the globe with immense talent on display including , including 10 time IBJJF World Champion from Brazil, Bruno Malfacine facing Cristian Rodriguez Jr from USA in the flyweight division. Mohammad Fakhreddine from Lebanon will make his most awaited return to face the formidable Gadzhimusa Gaziev from Dagestan, Russia. The undefeated Mounir Lazzez from Tunisia will make his much anticipated promotional debut at Brave Combat Federation facing the undefeated Dmitrijs Homjakovs from Sweden in a catchweight bout.
From a South African prospect, the global rising star that is Chad Hanekom will face his toughest international challenge yet as he takes on the undefeated Leon Aliu from Albania. A fight which could easily of featured on the main card. Hanekom will be conscious of the fact that a win against the undefeated Albanian could very well see him fight for the Inaugural Brave Combat federation Middleweight belt in Johannesburg South African in December.
Carlston Harris vs. Jarrah Al Selawe – Welterweight bout
Elias Boudegzdame vs. Bubba Jenkins – Featherweight bout
Bruno Malfacine vs. Cristian Rodriguez Jr – Flyweight bout
Mohammad Fakhreddine vs. Gadzhimusa Gaziev – Welterweight bout
Mounir Lazzez vs. Dmitrijs Homjakovs – Catchweight bout
Chad Hanekom vs. Leon Aliu – Middleweight bout
Hamza Kooheji vs. Crisanto Pitpitunge – Bantamweight bout
Guram Kutateladze vs. TBD – Lightweight bout
Flavio Seraphim vs. Vaughn Donayre – Catchweight bout
Louis Sanoukidakis vs. Nawras Abzakh – Bantamweight bout
Hussain Ayyad vs. Jonathan Corton – Flyweight bout