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Heavyweight Destroyer Pavel Dailidko on Collision Course for BRAVE CF Gold, President Mohammed Shahid makes it Official

Pavel Dailidko

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BRAVE Combat Federation president Mohammed Shahid has confirmed that Pavel Dailidko’s next fight will be for the inaugural BRAVE CF Heavyweight World Title.

Pavel, who went up against Valdrin Istrefi at BRAVE CF 81 in Slovenia, made a statement when he knocked out Istrefi in the second round. Not only was this the fourth straight win for ‘The Experiment,’ but this was also his fourth-straight finish in BRAVE Combat Federation with his past three fights ending in first-round knockouts.

The Lithuanian, who was vocal about wanting to fight for the Inaugural BRAVE CF Heavyweight world title solidified his claim to the opportunity with his win at BRAVE CF 81. 

BRAVE CF President Mohammed Shahid praised Dailidko's outstanding performance and confirmed his title shot for the upcoming bout. 

‘’Pavel did exactly what he needed to do. Prove to everyone he is undeniable for a title shot. He put on a great performance against a tough fighter in Istrefi, who has double the amount of his experience. I can confirm he is fighting for the inaugural BRAVE CF Heavyweight world title in his next fight, and I am excited to see him in action again,” Shahid said.

With the win, Pavel improved his professional MMA record to eight wins and two losses with all eight of his wins coming through finishes.

BRAVE CF 81, which took place in association with WFC at the Hala Tivoli Arena in Ljubljana, Slovenia, marked the beginning of BRAVE CF 2024 calendar.

With eight more events already announced for 2024, BRAVE CF is set to further expand its reach in Europe by hosting five additional events as part of the 2024 European Tour. Debut events in the Netherlands and Croatia are among the highlights.

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