Category Archives: BRAVE COMBAT FEDERATION

Brave 8 post-fight analysis: biggest winners from Curitiba

Brave 8 post-fight analysis: biggest winners from Curitiba Brave 8: The Rise of Champions wrapped up last Saturday, in Curitiba, Brazil, with  a lot of winners and two new titleholders joining Elias Boudegzdame in the gallery of Brave Combat Federation’s champions. Light Heavyweight Klidson de Abreu submitted Timo Feucht to become Brazil’s first ever Brazilian Brave champ. On the co-main event, Carlston Harris put on a wrestling clinic to deny Carl Booth and claim Welterweight gold. But there were other big winners in a night full of finishes and excitement. In 12 bouts, the 24 athletes involved in an historic night in Curitiba left everything inside the cage and were praised for their willingness to put everything on the line. However, only half of them had their hands raised. But who impressed the most? Read about the biggest winners from Curitiba. 1 – Klidson de...

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Klidson avenges Brazilian tragedy to capture belt; Harris outlasts Booth and claims title at Brave 8

Klidson avenges Brazilian tragedy to capture belt; Harris outlasts Booth and claims title at Brave 8 Klidson avenges Brazilian tragedy to capture belt; Harris outlasts Booth and claims title at Brave 8 Brave Combat Federation held its eighth show in less than a year with stellar success, coming back to Curitiba for two title fights. Klidson de Abreu avenged Brazilian football team’s tragic loss to Germany by defeating Timo Feucht with an armbar from the mount to become the first ever Light Heavyweight champion, while Carlston Harris completed a fairytale story after being called out on one day’s notice to fight for the inaugural Welterweight title. The Guianese outworked Englishman Carl Booth to claim the belt by unanimous decision. Klidson became the first Brazilian to hold a Brave title in the main event, dominating a dangerous Timo Feucht standing up and when the fight hit...

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Stunning finishes by Luan “Miau” and Eduardo “Camelo” awarded bonuses at Brave 8

Stunning finishes by Luan “Miau” and Eduardo “Camelo” awarded bonuses at Brave 8 Stunning finishes by Luan “Miau” and Eduardo “Camelo” awarded bonuses at Brave 8 In a card full of finishes and amazing fights, there had to be something different to justify winning the awards for Knockout and Submission of the Nights for Brave 8: The Rise of Champions. And that’s exactly what Luan “Miau” Santiago and Eduardo “Camelo” did, going for broke and getting an extra check for their KO and sub over Igor Soares and Rogério Santos, respectively. Having to face an opponent with a different style than the one he was training for, “Miau” struggled early on against Soares. The Brazilian Fighter of The Year for 2016 was scheduled to fight Eric Parrudo, but he pulled out three days before Brave 8. Parrudo was replaced by Igor Soares, who showed he...

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Brawl almost erupts during Brave 8 weigh-ins; Title fights confirmed

Brawl almost erupts during Brave 8 weigh-ins; Title fights confirmed Brawl almost erupts during Brave 8 weigh-ins; Title fights confirmed The ceremonial weigh-ins for Brave 8: The Rise of Champions, which took place this Friday in Curitiba, saw the birth of a new rivalry as Middleweights opponents Edilberto Crocotá and Christian Frohlich almost went into a brawl, after the UFC veteran slapped Frohlich in the face during their staredown. Brave officials were quick to dismiss both fighters and the ceremony continued as the two title fights were confirmed. After accepting to fight for the title on one day’s notice, Guyana’s Carlston Harris tipped the scales at 76,9 kg., confirming his bout for the Welterweight inaugural belt against Englishman Carl “Bomber” Booth, who weighed in at 76,6 kg. On this Saturday’s main event, the two men involved in the Light Heavyweight title fight weighed in well below the 92,9 kg....

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Fakhreddine out; Booth now faces Harris for Welterweight title at Brave 8

Fakhreddine out; Booth now faces Harris for Welterweight title at Brave 8 Fakhreddine out; Booth now faces Harris for Welterweight title at Brave 8 Mohammad Fakhreddine fell ill during his weight cut for his fight against Carl Booth at Brave 8: The Rise of Champions and has been deemed unable to compete. However, “Bomber” will still have the opportunity to become Brave’s inaugural Welterweight world champion as he agreed to face Guiana’s Carlston Harris instead. At approximately 3 AM local time, hours before the official weigh-ins, Lebanon’s Fakhreddine fell ill and had to be taken into emergency care. There, he took IV fluids, which disqualified him from the bout for being prohibited according to the rules of CABMMA (Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission), the organization that oversees Brave 8: The Rise of Champions. Carl Booth, who had no problems with his weight cut, tipped the scales officially at 168,8 lbs...

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Jeremy Pacatiw to represent Philippines at Brave Combat Federation in Brazil

Jeremy Pacatiw to represent Philippines at Brave Combat Federation in Brazil Jeremy Pacatiw to represent Philippines at Brave Combat Federation in Brazil Jeremy Pacatiw is the face of the next generation of rising mixed martial arts stars from Philippines. Never did it feel for many that Jeremy will bounce back from the defeat at the second edition of Brave against Hamza Kooheji of Bahrain. But he proved the experts wrong by being unstoppable after his comeback victory against the veteran Chaitanya Gavali from Team Relentless at Brave 5: Go for Glory in Mumbai, India. Not only did Pacatiw bounced back from his previous loss, but also had dominated and won the match in style against a much stronger and experienced opponent. The 21-year old prospect from Team Lackay is currently signed with the Bahrain based Brave Combat Federation. Jeremy Pacatiw will be competing in the...

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Eric Parrudo drops out of Brave 8; Luan Santiago to face newcomer Igor Soares

Eric Parrudo drops out of Brave 8; Luan Santiago to face newcomer Igor Soares Eric Parrudo drops out of Brave 8; Luan Santiago to face newcomer Igor Soares Lightweight Eric Parrudo has dropped out of Brave 8: The Rise of Champions, due to undisclosed reasons, Brave Combat Federation officials announced today. He was scheduled to face Luan “Miau” Santiago on the main card, but after being forced off, Parrudo has been replaced by Igor Soares, who will make his Brave debut. Santiago has been one of the most influential Brazilian fighters in the promotion’s roster. After winning the National Fighter of the Year award in 2016, after three straight knockout victories, the Lightweight phenom has made headlines internationally with his Brave debut. “Miau” needed only one round to continue his KO streak and dispatching Ivan Castillo at Brave 3: Battle in Brazil, last March. Fighting...

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Timo Feucht: Get ready for War

Timo Feucht: Get ready for War Timo Feucht: Get ready for War Timo Feucht predicted a humiliating defeat for Brazil as he will face Klidson Farias de Abreu in the main event of Brave 8: The Rise of Champions for the Light Heavyweight championship. The main event of the Brave Combat Federation in Brazil became one of the most debated fights in Brazil after Feucht compared his opponent’s fate with the humiliating defeat faced by the Brazilian national team against Germany on July 8, 2014. In the semifinal of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the German team decimated the Brazil by 7-1. Feucht constantly taunted the Brazilian athlete, Klidson Farias de Abreu which generated reactions from the fans in Brazil. Klidson had duly responded that he will avenge the thrash talk in the match and redeem Brazil. “The fight will end with my hand getting...

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Brave Combat Federation Announces Final Fight Card for Brazil

Brave Combat Federation Announces Final Fight Card for Brazil Brave Combat Federation Announces Final Fight Card for Brazil  Brave Combat Federation announced the full fight card for Brave 8: The Rise of Champions in Curitiba, Brazil on 12th August, 2017. The main event will feature the light heavyweight championship fight between Timo Feucht from Germany and Klidson Farias of Brazil. While in the co-main event, Mohammad Fakhreddine from Lebanon takes on Carl Booth from England in a welterweight championship title match. Brave 8: The Rise of Champions also features the rising star from Philippines, Jeremy Pacatiw facing Thiago Dela Coleta from Brazil. Also in the card are Wagner “Wagnão” Gomes who will face Christiano Frohlich at Middleweight, while Wendell “Negão” de Oliveira, another ex-UFC athlete, debuts against ex-Bellator Welterweight Rodrigo “Cavalheiro” Correia. After receiving the “Brazilian Fighter of the Year” award and debuting at Brave with...

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Frankie Edgar returns to Brave Combat Federation in Brazil as Official Commentator

Frankie Edgar returns to Brave Combat Federation in Brazil as Official Commentator Frankie Edgar returns to Brave Combat Federation in Brazil as Official Commentator    Former world champion and KHK MMA athlete, Frankie Edgar will return as the guest commentator at Brave 8: The Rise of Champions. Edgar is a former UFC lightweight champion who captured the gold from B.J. Penn at UFC 112 in April 2010. Frankie Edgar had debuted as a commentator in the third edition of Brave Combat Federation. The former UFC Lightweight Champion will be at the ringside along with play-by-play commentator Cyrus Fees in Curitiba, Brazil on 12th August, 2017.   Edgar had been actively involved as a member of KHK MMA Fight Team. The veteran will also be competing for the championship title when he collides with reigning 145-pound kingpin Max Holloway at a UFC event later this year. Edgar was praised for giving a fighter’s point of...

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