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BRAVE 9: The Kingdom Of Champions Fight Card is Announced!
​Brave Combat Federation has announced the biggest-ever fight card for the organisation for Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions. The event is set to take place at the Khalifa Sports City Arena, Bahrain, on November 17th. Three title fights are announced with the main event being for the Lightweight championship between Ottman Azaitar from Morocco and Alejandro Martínez from Mexico.


Featherweight champion Elias Boudezgdame from Algeria will defend the championship against former UFC fighter from Brazil, Lucas MartinsGurdarshan Singh Mangat will be fighting against Stephen Loman from Philippines for the Bantamweight championship.​There are 13 non-title fights scheduled for the ninth edition of Brave Combat Federation. MMA superstar and former World Champion Gesias Cavalcante will make his promotional debut against former UFC Lightweight Alan Omer


Carl Booth and Jarrah Al Selawe will have their long awaited rematch as Mohammad Fakhreddine will face Tahar Hadbi. The main card will also feature a Lightweight bout between Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady representing Palestine facing and Erick Silva from Brazil.

The Preliminary card is stacked with rivalries and unpredictable fights designed by the matchmaker Yousef Nassar. Hamza Kooheji from Bahrain will face Mohammad Farhad in a Bantamweight fight. The preliminary card features big names such as Erik Carlsson from Sweden facing Ahmed Amir from Egypt and Jeremy Smith from South Africa facing former wrestler from Russia Ikram AliskerovCharlie Leary from England will face SBG prospect Daniele Scatizi

Hardeep Rai will be facing Alex Trinidad who is a former Bellator fighter and a US Navy veteran. The fight card will begin with India-Pakistan rivalry when Atif Mohammad will face Haider Farman.​ The preliminary card will have familiar faces as Chute Boxe's Felipe Efrain will fight Nawras Abzakh. Conor McGregor's training partner, Frans Mlambo faces German-Brazilian Michael Deiga-Sheck. Finally, Jeremy Pacatiw will attempt to become the first-ever Brave fighter with three promotional wins when he takes on Jalal Al Daaja in one of the night's first bouts.

There will be 32 fighters who representing 20 nations featured at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions. The event is announced as the highlight of the 2017 Brave International Combat Week held in the Kingdom of Bahrain which also features the IMMAF World Championships.

Main card:
Lightweight: Ottman Azaitar x Alejandro Martínez (for the inaugural title)
Featherweight: Elias Boudegzdame (champion) x Lucas Mineiro 
Bantamweight: Gurdarshan Mangat x Stephen Loman (for the inaugural title)
Welterweight: Jarrah Al Selawe x Carl Booth 
Lightweight: Gesias Cavalcante x Alan Omer
Lightweight: Erick "Índio Brabo" x Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady 
Welterweight: Mohammad Fakhreddine x Tahar Hadbi 

Preliminary card:
Bantamweight: Mohammad Farhad x Hamza Kooheji 
Bantamweight: Felipe Efrain x Nawras Abzakh
Lightweight: Ahmed Amir x Erik Carlsson
Bantamweight: Frans Mlambo x Michael Deiga-Scheck
Middleweight: Jeremy Smith x Ikram Aliskerov
Catchweight (150 lbs): Hardeep Rai x Alex Trinidad
Lightweight: Charlie Leary x Daniele Scatizzi
Bantamweight: Jeremy Pacatiw x Jalal Al Daaja
Strawweight: Atif Mohammed x Haider Farman