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Four bouts added to Brave 21, including Mehdi Baghdad’s super lightweight debut

"The Sultan" looks for his first win since a TUF win over Artem Lobov in 2015.
Photo courtesy of Brave CF

Brave Combat Federation will close the year with a fight card in Jeddad, Saudi Arabia, on Dec. 28, and four bouts were just added to the event.

Headlined by Jeremy Kennedy vs. Marat Magomedov at featherweight, Brave 21 will feature the super lightweight debut of UFC and TUF veteran Mehdi Baghdad, who meets Mohamad Ghorabi at 165 pounds, Brave officials told MMA Fighting.

Baghdad (10-6), who scored his only win in the Octagon during the 22nd season of The Ultimate Fighter defeating Artem Lobov via decision in 2015, looks for his first victory in the promotion after a 0-2 run in the UFC and a loss to Paweł Kielek in his Brave debut in May. Ghorabi (6-5) will be competing under the Brave banner for the first time.

The show will also feature a trio of Russia vs. Brazil bouts. In the featherweight division, Akhmed Magomedov faces Gabriel Miranda, while Rustam Chsiev battles Bruno Assis at middleweight, and Ikram Aliskerov takes on Geraldo Coelho at 175 pounds.

The updated Brave CF 21 fight card can be seen below.

Jeremy Kennedy vs. Marat Magomedov
Gadzhimusa Gaziev vs. Rami Hamed
Ikram Aliskerov vs. Geraldo Coelho
Akhmed Magomedov vs. Gabriel Miranda
Rustam Chsiev vs. Bruno Assis
Mehdi Baghdad vs. Mohamad Ghorabi

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