During the summer, BRAVE Combat Federation became the only international promotion to expand into the European territory. Despite facing challenging circumstances, the truly global MMA promotion proceeded with the European take over and held six consecutive cards in the continent.
The unique opportunity for European athletes was taken very seriously and many answered to the call from the organization with top-notch performances and strong cases of why BRAVE CF should extend their deals and sign them on a multi-fight deal.
However, arguably, no one took the above mentioned opportunity better than the Sweden-based Light-Heavyweight Zvonomir Kralj, also known as “The Croatian Sensation”.
In fact, BRAVE CF officials have labeled Kralj as the “European Sensation”, given the impact caused by his arrival at the promotion during the series of events in Europe earlier this year.
He competed twice in consecutive weeks at BRAVE CF 39 and BRAVE CF 40. Both wins came by TKO, with vicious combinations of kicks and punches. The first bout lasted less than 30 seconds, while the second one was over after a minute in the second round.
But now Zvonomir Kralj is no stranger to the fans, the promotion, and, of course, to his opponents, and there won’t be the element of surprise in his favor this time. He comes to the Kingdom of Bahrain with a target on his back.
Kralj will put his retrospect on the line against the dangerous Mohamed Said Maleem, at BRAVE CF 45, and, despite having more to lose this time around, he certainly knows that a win might mean a fast track ticket to the top of the division.