Ismail Naurdiev sends Tahar Hadbi into Retirement..
The next edition of BRAVE Combat Federation is slated for December 15, 2023
BRAVE® Combat Federation's BRAVE CF 79, part of the exhilarating BRAVE International Combat Week 2023, concluded with a spectacular showcase at Khalifa Sports City. The event, marked by high-octane knockouts and gripping matchups, captivated fans and etched new narratives in the realm of global MMA.
Here are the BRAVE CF 79 Results.
The main event saw a bittersweet moment for Arab MMA legend Tahar Hadbi (14-9-0, 2 NC), who, in his farewell bout, faced a formidable challenge against Ismail Naurdiev (23-7-0). Despite Hadbi's valiant efforts, Naurdiev's agility and skill proved overwhelming, leading to a guillotine choke submission victory for the young prodigy in the first round.
Pavel Dailidko (7-2-0) showcased his ferocity in the co-main event. The Lithuanian heavyweight stunned the audience with a swift victory over Janos Csukas, who suffered a knee injury merely 13 seconds into the fight. Dailidko's dominance and his callout for the heavyweight world championship underscored his ambitions in BRAVE CF.
The fight card also included some stellar performances across various weight classes.
Chequina Noso Pedro from the Netherlands emerged victorious against Russia’s Dzhokhar Duraev in a unanimous decision, dominating the grappling and striking aspects of their bout.
Similarly, Mohsen Mohammadseifi displayed tactical prowess against David Forster, controlling the fight with targeted strikes, earning a unanimous decision win.
Rasul Magomedov's relentless takedowns and powerful strikes led to a technical knockout victory against Mohamed Laid.
In another bout that had fans on the edge of their seats, Nika Kupravishvili stunned the MMA community by overpowering favorite Khamzat Maaev, leading to a technical knockout in the second round.
The event also witnessed lightning-fast victories, with Ramazan Gitinov securing an 8-second technical knockout over Beknazar Zhanybekov due to an injury.
In a memorable knockout win, Eliezer Kubanza demonstrated raw power and control, overwhelming Adel Ibrahim in the opening round.
BRAVE CF 79 not only provided an evening of exhilarating fights but also set the stage for the upcoming BRAVE CF 80, scheduled for December 15, as part of the celebrations leading up to Bahrain National Day.
Fans are eagerly anticipating this next chapter in BRAVE CF's saga, promising more thrilling matchups and unforgettable moments in the world of mixed martial arts.
Full results of BRAVE CF 79:
Tahar Hadbi defeats Ismail Naurdiev by submission (guillotine choke) in Round 1 (01:12)
Pavel Dailidko defeats Janos Csukas by technical knockout (injury) in Round 1 (00:13)
Super Welterweight Bout
Eliezer Kubanza defeats Adel Ibrahim by knockout in Round 1 (03:40)
Super Lightweight Bout
Nika Kupravishvili defeats Khamzat Maaev by technical knockout in Round 2 (04:34)
Ramazan Gitinov defeats Beknazar Zhanybekov by technical knockout (injury) in Round 1 (00:08)
Light Heavyweight Bout
Rasul Magomedov defeats Mohamed Laid by technical knockout in Round 1 (03:38)
Mohsen Mohammadseifi defeats David Forster by unanimous decision (30-27)(30-27)(29-28)
Super Welterweight Bout
Chequina Noso Pedro defeats Dzhokhar Duraev by unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)