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Brave 16 Fight Card: Harris v Al Selawe all set for Abu Dhabi

The full Brave 16 fight card for the promotions trip to Abu Dhabi this 21 September.

The full Brave 16 fight card has been released.

With a trip to Colombia on the cards next weekend, Brave make a return to the UAE late September for Brave 16.

The Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi plays host to two title fights on the night in one of the biggest value cards for the promotion this calendar year.

Inside the Brave 16 Fight Card

The main event for Brave 16 sees welterweight champion, Carlston Harris (12-3) seeking to defend his title against Jordan’s Jarrah Al Selawe (12-2).

In the co-main event, reigning featherweight champion, Algeria’s Elias Boudegzdame (15-4) takes on 2011 NCAA division champion, Bubba Jenkins (12-4).

Jenkins will be making his Brave debut on the night.

While Jenkins debuts, 10-time IBJJF World Champion Bruno Malfacine makes his return to Brave Combat Federation where Cristian Rodriguez awaits in a flyweight matchup.

Also making a long-awaited return is Mohammad Fakhreddine, back in action to take on Deadshot himself, Gadzhimusa Gaziev (8-4).

Brave 16 Fight Card

Brave 16 Fight Card

Chad Hanekom returns to action after a quick first round victory at Brave 13 (Belfast) in June, to take on undefeated Leon Aliu.

Recently signed Canadian prospect Louis Sanoukidakis will make his debut in Brave Combat Federation against Jordan’s Nawras Abzakh from Jordan who is returning after a dominant showing at Brave 10.

Overall, the packed card features fighters from across 17 counties.

We’ll bring you the build up, previews and fight updates from Abu Dhabi on 21 September.

Brave 16 Fight Card

Main card

  • 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

Under card

  • 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

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