Russia vs Canada: Marat Magomedov, Jeremy Kennedy fight at ‘Brave 21: Saudi Arabia’ in Jeddah

Marat Magomedov, Mohammed Shahid, Jeremy Kennedy
Marat Magomedov, Mohammed Shahid, Jeremy Kennedy

Russia and Canada were among the 11 countries represented at the Brave Combat Federation event “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” held on December 28, 2018 at the King Abdullah Sports City Indoor Sports Hall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is the final event of the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion in 2018.

Featuring 10 MMA bouts, “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” is the first Brave CF event to be held in Saudi Arabia. In the main event, Marat Magomedov of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia faced Jeremy “JBC” Kennedy of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

Blue Corner

Magomedov was born in Russia on June 16, 1990. He has been competing professionally since 2011 and he previously competed in Russia Regional, Kavkaz League, World Series of Fighting and Fight Nights Global, among others.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” marked Magomedov’s second Brave CF bout. Six fighters represented Russia in the event namely Magomedov, Rustam Chsiev, Akhmed Magomedov, Usman Nurmagomedov, Ikram Aliskerov and Gadzhimusa Gadzhiev.

Red Corner

Born in Surrey on September 16, 1992, Kennedy is training out of Team Quest Thailand in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He has been competing professionally since 2013 and won three of his four UFC bouts before joining Brave CF.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” marked Kennedy’s second Brave CF bout. He was the only fighter who represented Canada in the event.

Fight Result

Marat and Kennedy battled it out in the featherweight division. The referee put a stop to the contest in the third round when the Canadian contender knocked out his Dagestani opponent in the third round via ground and pound.

Winning at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” improved Kennedy’s professional MMA record to 13 wins and 1 loss. He is now riding a two-bout winning streak.

This made Kennedy the second fighter to defeat Marat in a professional MMA bout, the first one being Hakeem “Mean” Dawodu of Calgary, Alberta, Canada who knocked out the Dagestani fighter at “WSOF 32” on July 30, 2016. Marat now has 10 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” Co-Main Event

In the co-main event of the evening, Gadzhimusa “Deadshot” Gadzhiev of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia faced Rami “The Russian” Hamed of Beirut, Lebanon in the welterweight division. The Lebanese fighter knocked out his Dagestani opponent in the first round.

Bahrain, Brazil, China, Egypt, Japan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Syria were also represented at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia.” Check the complete results here.

Russia vs Lebanon: Gadzhimusa Gadzhiev, Rami Hamed fight at ‘Brave 21: Saudi Arabia’ in Jeddah

Rami Hamed, Kirik Jenness, Gadzhimusa Gadzhiev
Rami Hamed, Kirik Jenness, Gadzhimusa Gadzhiev

Russia and Lebanon were among the 11 countries represented at the Brave Combat Federation event “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” held on December 28, 2018 at the King Abdullah Sports City Indoor Sports Hall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is the final event of the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion in 2018.

Featuring 10 MMA bouts, “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” is the first Brave CF event to be held in Saudi Arabia. In the co-main event of the evening, Gadzhimusa “Deadshot” Gadzhiev of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia faced Rami “The Russian” Hamed of Beirut, Lebanon.

Blue Corner

Born in Russia on April 25, 1991, Hamed is training out of American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida, United States. He has been competing professionally since 2015 and previously competed in Desert Force, Cedar Fighting Championship and Titan Fighting Championship.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” marked Hamed’s Brave CF debut. He was the only fighter who represented Lebanon in the event.

Red Corner

Born in Russia on June 29, 1992, Gadzhiev has been competing professionally since 2013. He previously competed in Eurasian Pankration League and Absolute Championship Berkut, among others.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” marked Gadzhiev’s sixth Brave CF bout. Six fighters represented Russia in the event namely Gadzhiev, Rustam Chsiev, Akhmed Magomedov, Usman Nurmagomedov, Ikram Aliskerov and Marat Magomedov.

Fight Result

Gadzhiev and Hamed battled it out in the welterweight division. The referee put a stop to the contest in the first round when the Lebanese fighter knocked out his Dagestani opponent.

Winning at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” improved Hamed’s professional MMA record to 7 wins, 2 losses and 1 No Contest. On the other hand, Gadzhiev now has 9 wins and 5 losses.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” Main Event

In the main event, Marat Magomedov of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia and Jeremy “JBC” Kennedy of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada battled it out in the featherweight division. The Canadian contender knocked out his Dagestani opponent in the third round.

Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Japan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Syria were also represented at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia.” Check the complete results here.

Russia vs Brazil: Ikram Aliskerov vs Geraldo Coelho fight at ‘Brave 21: Saudi Arabia’ in Jeddah

Ikram Aliskerov, Mohammed Shahid, Geraldo Coelho
Ikram Aliskerov, Mohammed Shahid, Geraldo Coelho

Russia and Brazil were among the 11 countries represented at the Brave Combat Federation event “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” held on December 28, 2018 at the King Abdullah Sports City Indoor Sports Hall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is the final event of the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion in 2018.

Featuring 10 MMA bouts, “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” is the first Brave CF event to be held in Saudi Arabia. In the seventh bout of the evening, Ikram Aliskerov of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia faced Geraldo “Luan Santana” Coelho de Lima Neto of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil.

Blue Corner

Born in Rondonopolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil on December 9, 1990, Coelho is training out of CM System in Curitiba. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, he has been competing professionally as an MMA fighter since 2011.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” marked Coelho’s second Brave CF bout. Three fighters represented Brazil in the event namely Coelho, Bruno Assis and Gabriel Miranda.

Red Corner

Aliskerov was born in Russia on December 7, 1992. A Combat Sambo World Champion, he has been competing professionally as an MMA fighter since 2015.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” marked Aliskerov’s fifth Brave CF bout. Six fighters represented Russia in the event namely Aliskerov, Rustam Chsiev, Akhmed Magomedov, Usman Nurmagomedov, Gadzhimusa Gadzhiev and Marat Magomedov.

Fight Result

Aliskerov and Coelho competed in a catch weight of 79 kg. The referee put a stop to the contest in the third round when the Dagestani fighter knocked out his Brazilian opponent.

By winning at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia,” Alisterov was able to maintain his undefeated record. He now holds a professional MMA record of 7 wins and 0 loss.

On the other hand, it was Coelho’s first loss in Brave CF. He now has 12 wins and 4 losses.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” Main Events

In the co-main event of the evening, Gadzhimusa “Deadshot” Gadzhiev of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia faced Rami “The Russian” Hamed of Beirut, Lebanon in the welterweight division. The Lebanese fighter knocked out his Dagestani opponent in the first round.

In the main event, Marat Magomedov of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia and Jeremy “JBC” Kennedy of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada battled it out in the featherweight division. The Canadian contender knocked out his Dagestani opponent in the third round.

Bahrain, Canada, China, Egypt, Japan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Syria were also represented at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia.” Check the complete results here.

Russia vs Japan: Usman Nurmagomedov, Issei Moriyama fight at ‘Brave 21: Saudi Arabia’ in Jeddah

Usman Nurmagomedov, Mohammed Shahid, Issei Moriyama
Usman Nurmagomedov, Mohammed Shahid, Issei Moriyama

Russia and Japan were among the 11 countries represented at the Brave Combat Federation event “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” held on December 28, 2018 at the King Abdullah Sports City Indoor Sports Hall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It is the final event of the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion in 2018.

Featuring 10 MMA bouts, “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” is the first Brave CF event to be held in Saudi Arabia. The sixth bout of the evening was between promotional debutantes Usman Nurmagomedov of Moscow, Russia and Issei Moriyama of Yokohama, Japan.

Blue Corner

Moriyama is training out of Sonic Squad in Konan, Yokohama. He previously competed in Fighting Network ZST.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” marked Moriyama’s fourth professional MMA bout. He was the only fighter who represented Japan at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia.”

Red Corner

Nurmagomedov is the cousin of reigning UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The latter is one of the the first members of KHK MMA Fight Team.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” marked Usman’s third professional MMA bout. Six fighters represented Russia in the event namely Usman, Rustam Chsiev, Akhmed Magomedov, Ikram Aliskerov, Gadzhimusa Gadzhiev and Marat Magomedov.

Fight Result

Usman and Moriyama competed in the lightweight division. The referee put a stop to the bout in the first round when the Russian contender knocked out his Japanese opponent.

By winning at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia,” Usman was able to maintain his undefeated professional MMA record. He now has 3 wins and 0 loss.

On the other hand, it was the first professional MMA loss of Moriyama. He now has 2 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.

“Brave 21: Saudi Arabia” Main Events

In the co-main event of the evening, Gadzhimusa “Deadshot” Gadzhiev of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia faced Rami “The Russian” Hamed of Beirut, Lebanon in the welterweight division. The Lebanese fighter knocked out his Dagestani opponent in the first round.

In the main event, Marat Magomedov of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia and Jeremy “JBC” Kennedy of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada battled it out in the featherweight division. The Canadian contender knocked out his Dagestani opponent in the third round.

Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Syria were also represented at “Brave 21: Saudi Arabia.” Check the complete results here.