Morocco and Canada were among the 16 countries represented at “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” on April 19, 2019. It was the second Brave Combat Federation event to take place in the country.
Featuring 12 mixed martial arts matches, which included three title bouts, “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” took place at the Martyr Rashid Al-Ziyoud Hall Boxing Arena in Amman, Jordan. The fifth bout of the evening was between Anas “The Moroccan Sensation” Siraj Mounir, 33, of Morocco and Alex Martinez, 24, of Canada.
Mounir was the only fighter who represented Morocco at “Brave 23: Pride and Honor” while Martinez solely represented Canada. Bahrain, Brazil, Egypt, England, France, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Tunisia, the United States and Wales were also represented.
An International Mixed Martial Arts Federation alum, Martinez made his successful professional MMA debut in 2016. He earned two wins in 2017 and two wins in 2018.
“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” marked Martinez’s second Brave CF bout. He previously competed in Hard Knocks Fighting, Xcessive Force Fighting Championship and Modern Fighting Championship.
Mounir made his successful professional MMA debut in 2013 and in the same year, he earned two more wins. He joined Brave CF in 2018.
“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” marked Mounir’s second Brave CF bout. He previously competed in Desert Force MMA and Phoenix Fighting Championship, among others.
Mounir and Martinez competed in the lightweight division. Unfortunately, the bout ended early with no winner.
In the first round, Martinez went for a low kick, which was illegal although accidental. As a result, Mounir was unable to continue and the bout was declared a No Contest.
Now, Mounir holds a professional MMA record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 1 No Contest. Martinez now has 5 wins, 0 loss and 1 No Contest.
“Brave 23: Pride and Honor” Title Bouts
Luan “Miau” Santiago, 24, of Brazil challenged Brave CF Lightweight Champion Abdul-Kareem “Pride of Palestine” Al-Selwady, 23, in the first co-main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]
Mounir “The Sniper” Lazzez, 31, of Tunisia and Eldar “Khan” Eldarov, 27, of Bahrain competed for the inaugural Brave CF Super Lightweight Championship title in the second co-main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]
Abdoul “Sinistro” Abdouraguimov, 23, challenged reigning Brave CF Welterweight Champion Jarrah “The Jordanian Lion” Al-Selawe, 26, of Jordan in the main event. [RESULT TO BE ADDED HERE]
Check all the official results on Conan Daily.