Marcel Adur and Velimurad Alkhasov to fight for the inaugural flyweight title at Brave 18

Marcel Adur and Velimurad Alkhasov to fight for the inaugural flyweight title at Brave 18

Brave Combat Federation has announced the official introduction of a flyweight title, and the belt will be contested for the first time ever during Brave 18. Marcel Adur (14-4-0) from Brazil will face Velimurad Alkhasov (5-0-0, 1 NC) from Dagestan, Russia in one of three title fights scheduled for the historical fight card. Brave 18 will take place at the Khalifa Sports City in Isa Town, Bahrain, on November 16th in a culmination of the second International Combat Week, featuring the IMMAF World Championships.

Adur is undefeated in Brave Combat Federation with three straight wins, all of them coming by way of knockout. He last fought at april’s Brave 11, when he defeated fellow brazilian Fernando Laurenço. In total, Adur has 11 KO’s in 14 victories, and he has only been finished once, with a submission.

At the same time, Velimurad Alkhasov is a sambo veteran, former ACB flyweight champion and 2016 Combat Sambo World Champion. Undefeated in his MMA career, Alkhasov made his promotional debut at Brave 14, in Tangier, Morocco. He faced veteran submission expert Sean Santella in a bout that went the distance. Alkhasov dominated his american foe and took home a comfortable unanimous decision to credential himself for a title fight.

Brave Combat Federation has recently expanded its flyweight division and announced that more International stars who will join the ranks in the coming months. The category already features great athletes, including 10-time jiu-jitsu world champion, Bruno Malfacine, IMMAF medalist Hussain Ayyad, Jonathan Corton, Sean Santella, Jomar Pa-ac and american Cristian Rodriguez.

Marcel Adur, Brave 18