Russia vs Sweden: Ikram Aliskerov, Khamzat Chimaev fight at ‘Brave 23: Pride and Honor’ in Jordan

 Khamzat Chimaev, Ikram Aliskerov
Khamzat Chimaev, Ikram Aliskerov

Russia and Sweden were among the 16 countries represented at “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” on April 19, 2019. It was the second Brave Combat Federation event to take place in the country.

Featuring 12 mixed martial arts matches, which included three title bouts, “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” took place at the Martyr Rashid Al-Ziyoud Hall Boxing Arena in Amman, Jordan. The eighth bout of the evening was between Ikram Aliskerov, 26, of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia and Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev, 24, of Stockholm, Sweden.

Aliskerov was one of the two fighters who represented Russia at “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” while Chimaev was one of the two fighters who represented Sweden. Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, England, France, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia, the United States and Wales were also represented.

Blue Corner

Chimaev made his successful professional MMA debut in 2018. In the same year, he earned four wins in total and joined Brave CF.

“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” marked Chimaev’s third Brave CF outing. He previously competed in International Ring Fight Arena and Fight Club Rush.

Red Corner

Aliskerov made his successful professional MMA debut in 2012. He went on hiatus from 2013 to 2014, made a successful comeback in 2015 and joined Brave CF in 2017.

“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” marked Aliskerov’s sixth Brave CF bout. He previously competed in Fight Stars Promotion, Tech-KREP Fighting Championship and Fight Nights: Dagestan.

Fight Result

Aliskerov and Chimaev competed in the welterweight division. It was the second bout on the main card.

The referee put a stop to the welterweight contest in the first round when Chimaev knocked out Aliskerov. This made the Swedish contender the first fighter to defeat the Russian fighter in a professional MMA bout.

Winning at “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” improved Chimaev’s professional MMA record to 5 wins and 0 loss. On the other hand, Aliskerov now has 8 wins and 1 loss.

“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” Title Bouts

Luan “Miau” Santiago, 24, of Brazil challenged Brave CF Lightweight Champion Abdul-Kareem “Pride of Palestine” Al-Selwady, 23, in the first co-main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]

Mounir “The Sniper” Lazzez, 31, of Tunisia and Eldar “Khan” Eldarov, 27, of Bahrain competed for the inaugural Brave CF Super Lightweight Championship title in the second co-main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]

Abdoul “Sinistro” Abdouraguimov, 23, challenged reigning Brave CF Welterweight Champion Jarrah “The Jordanian Lion” Al-Selawe, 26, of Jordan in the main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]

Check all the official results on Conan Daily.

USA vs Sweden: Sidney Wheeler, Khamzat Chimaev fight at ‘Brave 20: Hyderabad’

Sidney Wheeler, Khamzat Chimaev
Sidney Wheeler, Khamzat Chimaev

The United States and Sweden were among the 11 countries represented at “Brave 20: Hyderabad” at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad, India on December 22, 2018. It was the second event of Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion Brave Combat Federation to take place in India.

“Brave 20: Hyderabad” featured 10 MMA matches. In the main event, Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev of Sweden faced Sidney “The All-American Kid” Wheeler, 22, of Dalton, Georgia.

Wheeler was originally set to face Leon Aliu, 29, of Reggio nell’Emilia, Italy in the main event of “Brave 20: Hyderabad.” The Italian was injured prior to the fight night and had to be pulled out of the card and was replaced by Chimaev.

Blue Corner

Chimaev is training out of Allstars Training Center in Stockholm, Sweden. He entered the cage at “Brave 20: Hyderabad” as an undefeated fighter.

“Brave 20: Hyderabad” marked Chimaev’s second Brave CF bout. When he made his promotional debut at “Brave 18: Bahrain” on November 16, 2018, he knocked out Marko Kisič of Vienna, Austria.

Red Corner

Wheeler is training out of Blalock’s International Martial Arts and Boxing Academy MMA in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. He is under the tutelage of Chet Blalock, the first American martial artist in Tennessee to earn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt.

“Brave 20: Hyderabad” marked Wheeler’s third Brave CF bout. After defeating Pawel Kielek, 22, of Olsztyn, Poland at “Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises” on March 2, 2018, Wheeler lost to Abdoul “Sinistro” Abdouraguimov, 23, of Russia and France at “Brave 14: Morocco” on August 18, 2018.

Fight Result

Wheeler and Chimaev competed in the middleweight division at “Brave 20: Hyderabad.” Referee Marc Goddard put a stop to the contest in the first round.

Chimaev was able to maintain his undefeated professional MMA record. He knocked out his American opponent via strikes.

As an amateur fighter, Chimaev had 3 wins and 0 loss. As a professional fighter, the Allstars Training Center athlete now has 4 wins and 0 loss.

“Brave 20: India” Co-Main Event

In the co-main event of the evening, John Brewin, 24, of Auckland, New Zealand faced Anas Siraj “The Moroccan Sensation” Mounir, 32, of Morocco in the lightweight division. After three five-minute rounds, the Moroccan fighter won via unanimous decision.

Afghanistan, Brazil, Indian, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Morocco and New Zealand were also represented at “Brave 20: Hyderabad.” Check the complete fight card on Conan Daily.

‘Brave 20: India’ results: Sidney Wheeler vs Khamzat Chimaev, Anas Siraj Mounir vs John Brewin

'Brave 20: India' fight card

  • Promotion: Brave Combat Federation (Brave CF)
  • Title: “Brave 20: India”
  • Venue: Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India
  • Date: December 22, 2018

PRELIMINARY CARD

1. Sarabjit Singh (India) vs Satya Behuria (India)

  • DIVISION: Flyweight
  • WINNER: SATYA BEHURIA
  • METHOD: Submission via Triangle Choke
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 3
  • REFEREE:

2. Satendar Bankura (India) vs Oloan Silalahi (Indonesia)

  • DIVISION: Middleweight
  • WINNER: OLOAN SILALAHI
  • METHOD: Knockout
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 1
  • REFEREE:

3. Nidhin Koshy (India) vs Farhad Hazratzada (Afghanistan)

  • DIVISION: Lightweight
  • WINNER: FARHAD HAZRATZADA
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 2
  • REFEREE:

4. Kushal Vyas (India) vs Angad Bisht (India)

  • DIVISION: Bantamweight
  • WINNER: ANGAD BISHT
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 1
  • REFEREE:

5. Rob Beech (England) vs Mandeep Singh (India)

  • DIVISION: Heavyweight
  • WINNER: ROB BEECH 
  • METHOD: Verbal Submission
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 1
  • REFEREE: Marc Goddard

MAIN CARD

  1. Nelson Paes (India) vs Ali Al Qaisi (Jordan)
  • DIVISION: Featherweight
  • WINNER: ALI AL QAISI
  • METHOD: Submission via Arm Bar and Triangle Choke
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 1
  • REFEREE:
  1. Micol di Segni (Italy) vs Maria Ribeiro (Brazil)
  • DIVISION: Strawweight
  • WINNER: MARIA RIBEIRO
  • METHOD: Technical Knockout via Strikes
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 1
  • REFEREE: Marc Goddard
  1. Kantharaj Shankar Agasa (India) vs Jalal Al Daaja (Jordan)
  • DIVISION: Bantamweight
  • WINNER: JALAL AL DAAJA
  • METHOD: Knockout
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 2
  • REFEREE: Marc Goddard

 Co-Main Event

  1. Anas Siraj Mounir (Morocco) vs John Brewin (New Zealand)
  • DIVISION: Lightweight
  • WINNER: ANAS SIRAJ MOUNIR 
  • METHOD: Unanimous Decision
  • ROUNDS: 3
  • REFEREE:

 Main Event

  1. Sidney “The All-American Kid” Wheeler (United States) vs Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev (Sweden)
  • DIVISION: Middleweight
  • WINNER: KHAMZAT CHIMAEV
  • METHOD: Submission via Strikes
  • TIME AND ROUND: Round 1
  • REFEREE: Marc Goddard