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Philippines vs Russia: Harold Banario, Gamzat Magomedov fight at ‘Brave 22: Storm of Warriors’

Harold Banario, Gamzat Magomedov

The Philippines and Russia will be among the 11 countries to be represented at “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors.” It will be the first show of Bahrain-based mixed martial arts Brave Combat Federation to be held in the Philippines.

Featuring 10 MMA bouts, “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors” will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines on March 15, 2019. In the second bout of the evening, Harold “The Artist” Banario, 24, of Mankayan, Benguet, Philippines will face Gamzat Magomedov, 23, of St. Petersburg, Russia.

This will be Magomedov’s second bout in Brave CF. On the other hand, it will be Banario’s debut in the promotion.

Bahrain, Finland, France, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sweden and the United States will also be represented at “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors.” Banario is one of the 10 Filipino fighters on the card while Magomedov is the sole representative from Russia.

Blue Corner

Magomedov has been competing professionally since 2014. Training out of KHK MMA in Manama, Bahrain, he is a former International Mixed Martial Arts Federation amateur gold medalist.

On October 27, 2018, Magomedov made his Brave CF debut at “Brave 17” in Lahore, Pakistan. He lost due to disqualification after a low blow during his fight against J.P. Buys, 22, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

Red Corner

Training out of Team Lakay in La Trinidad, Benguet, Banario has been competing professionally since 2012. He is the younger brother of former ONE Featherweight World Champion Honorio “The Rock” Banario, 29.

Harold was supposed to make his Brave CF debut at “Brave 20: India” at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad, India on December 22, 2018. However, he was forced off his scheduled bout against Angad Bisht, 20, of Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India and was rescheduled against Magomedov.

Fight Results

Harold and Magomedov will compete in the bantamweight division at “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors.”

[Result to be added here]

Banario: 4-1

Magomedov: 3-1

“Brave 22: Storm of Warriors” Main Event

In the main event of the evening, former Brave CF Featherweight Champion Elias “Smile” Boudegzdame, 25, of France will challenge reigning Brave CF Bantamweight Champion Stephen “The Sniper” Loman, 23, of the Philippines.

[Result to be added here]

“Brave 22: Storm of Warriors” Tickets

You can purchase your BRAVE 22: STORM OF WARRIORS tickets via SM Tickets. For more Brave Combat Federation updates, follow the promotion on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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