Jeremy Pacatiw of Team Lakay to Create History at Brave 14 in Morocco

Jeremy Pacatiw has signed the contract to compete at Brave 14 hosted in Omnisports indoor club of Tangier, Morocco on 18th August 2018. Pacatiw who trains at Team Lakay will become the first fighter from Philippines to compete at an event by the global promotion hosted in the continent of Africa. Brave 14 has materialised as an initiative under His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain and under the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco.

Pacatiw will face Keith Lee from the United States of America. Born in Detroit, Michigan, United States, Lee had an undefeated amateur career prior making his 5 fight professional career.

Keith Lee is the brother of the high profile UFC fighter, Kevin Lee. Pacatiw will be competing in a top priority bout to bounce back from the losses suffered in his career. Currently Jeremy Pacatiw is the fighter from Philippines with most number of appearances at Brave Combat Federation.

Pacatiw had suffered recent losses after making a statement by defeating two of the top talent from India and Brazil where he gain wins over Chaitanya Gavali and Diego Coleta. Pacatiw fights in the bantamweight division which is dominated by the champion, Stephen Loman from Team Lakay, Philippines.

“The bout will be highly competitive and will showcase two of the most promising talent with contrasting styles. Athletes from Philippines have displayed heart, commitment and skills which make them integral when Brave Combat Federation takes over the responsibility to bring the first ever global mixed martial arts event to the continent of Africa.

This is also an opportunity to give platform for athletes to showcase their skills around the world and to bring the martial arts community spread around the world closer”, said Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation.


Author: Robert Belen

Robert Belen is a long-time combat sports writer for dSource Boxing. An avid sports fan, he knows no fear nor partiality in his reporting. If you have a problem with him, tell it to his face. (We bid you not.) You can follow him on Twitter @robertbelen

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