Brave Combat Federation hosted the official weigh-ins for Brave 14 hosted in Tangier, Morocco. The event marks the first mixed martial arts event hosted in Morocco and the first global mixed martial arts event to be hosted in the continent of Africa. Brave 14 is held under the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco. The first public weigh-ins in Morocco was witnessed by a crowd of cheering fans.
All the fighters made weight as Sidney Wheeler missed weight by half a kilogram. The main event will feature Morocco’s Ottman Azaitar facing Danijel Kokora from Serbia in a welterweight matchup. Ottman Azaitar was the clear crowd favourite and received a huge ovation from the cheering fans. The co-main event will feature Jeremy Kennedy facing Danyel Pilo in the featherweight division. A quick brawl erupted during the face off between Sidney Wheeler and Abdoul Abdoulraguimov. Arnold Quero was greeted by hometown supporters against a fierce Felipe Efrain. Sean Santella and Velimurad Alkhasov faced off and will ensure the ultimate test between a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu specialist and a Combat Sambo World Champion.
Joey Berkenbosch stepped in to replace Diego Gonzalez to face Ikram Aliskerov in a middleweight matchup. The under card features, Jeremy Pacatiw facing Keith Lee in the bantamweight division. Pacatiw will become the fighter with most number of fights in the promotion with 6 fights after Brave 14. The other fights include Artur Guseynov facing Tarek Suleiman in a catchweight bout and Djamil Chan facing the former lightweight title contender, Pato Martinez in a lightweight bout.
The fight night will take place on 18th August at the Omni Sport Tanger Ziaten at Tangier, Morocco. The gates will be open at 05:00 PM. The event will be broadcast live on Abu Dhabi Sports, Brave TV, Fite TV, FloCombat, Combate, StarSat, VodaCom and B1B action television.
Ottman Azaitar (72.8 kg) vs. Danijel Kokora (72.8kg) – Welterweight
Jeremy Kennedy (66 kg) vs. Danyel Pilo (66.2kg) – Featherweight
Sidney Wheeler (78.1kg) vs. Abdoul Abdoulraguimov (77.5kg) – Welterweight
Felipe Efrain (61.4 kg) vs Arnold Quero (61.7 kg) – Bantamweight
Velimurad Alkhasov (57 kg) vs. Sean Santella (57 kg) – Flyweight
Ikram Aliskerov (85.9 kg) vs. Joey Berkenbosch (85.7 kg) – Middleweight
Keith Lee (61.7 kg) vs. Jeremy Pacatiw ((61.7 kg) – Bantamweight
Artur Guseynov (85.1 kg) vs. Tarek Suleiman (85.1 kg) – Catchweight
Djamil Chan (70.7 kg) vs. Pato Martinez (70.5 kg) – Lightweight