Felipe Efrain, a native of Brazil, will create history as the youngest contender to face a champion at Brave Combat Federation. Efrain will face Stephen Loman from the Philippines who is the reigning bantamweight champion. the bout marks the second championship title defence for Stephen Loman. Felipe Efrain is 24 years old and trains at the Chute Boxe Diego Lima in Brazil. Efrain has an impressive career record of 13 wins against three losses and a no-contest. After signing with Brave Combat Federation, he had made four appearances in Brave Combat federation winning in three occasions for which he had received performance of the night bonuses.
For his knockout victory during Brave 9 which took place in Bahrain during the inaugural Brave International Combat week 2017, he was awarded 2017 Knockout of the Year awards. In his recent bout which took place during Brave 14 in Tangier, Morocco Efrain knocked out Arnold Quero from France within 41 seconds of the opening round. A win by Efrain will crown him the youngest champion to hail from Brazil. Currently the only reigning champion from Brazil at Brave Combat Federation is Lucas Mineiro who is heading the lightweight division.
At Brave 18 which will take place on November 16 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, three championship titles will be defended in lightweight, bantamweight and flyweight division. The event will take place during Brave International Combat Week 2018 which marks the largest combat sports event that has taken place in Asia.