Brave 18 Official Weigh-in Results; Stephen Loman (61.1 Kg), Felipe Efrain (61.3 Kg)

Brave Combat Federation conducted the official weigh-ins ahead of Brave 18 at the Khalifa Sports City Arena in Bahrain on 15th November. Joe Taimanglo and Velimurad Alkhasov missed the weight, while Djamil Chan and Lucas Santiago will face in a mutually agreed catchweight bout. Alkhasov will still compete in the title fight under the stipulation that only Marcel Adur will be able to win the world championship in case of a victory. The public weigh-ins were attended by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

Lucas Mineiro from Brazil will defend the lightweight championship for the first time against Against Abdul Kareem Al Selwady from Palestine. Also defending the bantamweight world championship will be Stephen Loman from Philippines who will face Felipe Efrain. American Mixed Martial Artist, Sean O’Malley who competes in the Bantamweight division of Ultimate Fighting Championship and has a perfect ten win streak in his professional career attended the public weigh-ins.

Jose “Shorty” Torres will be the guest commentator for the flyweight fight between Velimurad Alkhasov and Marcel Adur. The fight night will take place at the Khalifa Sports City in Isa Town on 16th November. The gates will open from 04:30 PM.

Main card

Lucas Mineiro (c) (70.1 Kg) vs. Abdul Kareem Al Selwady (70 Kg) – Lightweight championship bout

Abdul Rakhman Dudaev (61.69 Kg) vs. Joe Taimanglo (67.1 Kg) – Bantamweight bout

Magomedrasul Khasbulaev (66.1 Kg) vs. Robert Emerson (66 Kg) – Featherweight bout

Stephen Loman (c) (61.1 Kg) vs. Felipe Efrain (61.3 Kg) – Bantamweight championship bout

Marcel Adur (56.6 Kg) vs. Velimurad Alkhasov (58.8 Kg) – Flyweight championship bout


Hussain Ayad (56.8 Kg) vs. Hassan Abo Ali (56.5 Kg) – Flyweight bout

Akhmed Sheraniev (66.1 Kg) vs. Antonio Carlos Ribeiro (66 Kg) – Featherweight bout

Luan Santiago (73.7 Kg) vs. Djamil Chan (73.7 Kg) – Catchweight bout

Goyti Dazev (77.6 Kg) vs. Vasiliy Kurochkin (77.5 Kg) – Welterweight bout

Cian Cowley (72.3 Kg) vs. Hardeep Rai (72.7 Kg) – Catchweight bout

Anzor Abdulkhozjaev (66.2 Kg) vs. Nikolay Kondratuk (65.1 Kg) – Featherweight bout

Marko Kisic (77.3 Kg) vs. Khamzat Chimaev (77.5 Kg) – Welterweight bout


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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