Morocco and New Zealand were among the 11 countries represented at “Brave 20: Hyderabad” at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad, India on December 22, 2018. It was the second event of Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion Brave Combat Federation to take place in India.
“Brave 20: Hyderabad” featured 10 MMA matches. In the co-main event of the evening, John Brewin, 24, of Auckland, New Zealand faced Anas Siraj “The Moroccan Sensation” Mounir, 32, of Morocco.
Mounir was born in Morocco on March 1, 1986. He is training out of Team Nogueira Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Moroccan MMA fighter has been competing professionally since 2013. “Brave 20: Hyderabad” marked his Brave CF debut.
Brewin entered the cage at “Brave 20: Hyderabad” as an undefeated fighter. It marked his third bout in Brave CF.
The New Zealander won his first two Brave CF bouts via technical knockout via punches. He defeated Hardeep Rai of England and Ahmed “The Butcher” Amir, 26, of Egypt at “Brave 12: KHK Legacy” on May 11, 2018 and at “Brave 17: Pakistan” on October 27, 2018, respectively.
Mounir and Brewin competed in the lightweight division at “Brave 20: Hyderabad.” After three five-minute rounds, the bout was left in the hands of the judges.
In the end, the referee raised the hand of Mounir, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision. The victory improved his professional MMA record to 7 wins and 1 loss.
The Moroccan fighter is now riding a four-bout winning streak. He is the first fighter to defeat Brewin, who now has 4 wins and 1 loss.
“Brave 20: India” Main Event
In the main event, Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev of Sweden and Sidney “The All-American Kid” Wheeler, 22, of Dalton, Georgia competed in the middleweight division. The Swedish fighter knocked out his American opponent in the first round.
Afghanistan, Brazil, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Sweden and the United States were also represented at “Brave 20: Hyderabad.” Check the complete fight card on Conan Daily.