MMA, martial arts

‘Brave 11’ fight card: Marcel Adur vs Fernando Lourenço

Fernando Lourenço, Marcel Adur (Facebook/Brave Combat Federation)

Fernando Lourenço, Marcel Adur (Facebook/Brave Combat Federation)

The 11th event of Brave Combat Federation will take place at the Mineirao Stadium Terrace in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on April 13, 2018. This is the third event of the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion to take place in Brazil.

On March 28, 2017, “Brave 3: Battle in Brazil” took place at the Max Rosenmann Arena in São José dos Pinhais, Curitiba, Brazil. It was the first Brave CF event to take place in the country.

On August 12, 2017, Brave CF returned to Brazil for “Brave 8: The Rise of Champions.” It took place at the Almir Nelson de Almeida (Taruma) Gymnasium in Curitaba.

Marcel Adur and Fernando “Ben 10” Lourenço are among the Brazilian fighters in the “Brave 11” fight card. The two will face each other in the bantamweight division.

This will be the third time Adur is competing in the Brave CF cage. The fighter from Balneario Camboriu, Santa Catarina made his promotional debut on March 18, 2017 at “Brave 3: Battle in Brazil” where he knocked out Ivan Lopez via punches in the second round.

On August 12, 2017, Adur returned to the Brave CF cage. He defeated Ervani Melonio via technical knockout via doctor stoppage at “Brave 8: The Rise of Champions.”

Before making his Brave CF debut, Adur lost to Lawrence DiGiulio via split decision at “WSOF-GC 3: World Series of Fighting Global Championship: Philippines” on June 30, 2016. Currently, Adur has 13 wins and 4 losses.

On the other hand, Lourenço currently holds a record of 6 wins and 2 losses. In his most recent bout, he lost to Carlos “Carlin” Soares via triangle choke submission.

Lourenço will make his Brave CF debut at “Brave 11.” If he wins, he will be the first fighter to defeat Adur in the promotion.

“Brave 11” will be headlined by 2016 Brazilian Fighter of the Year Luan “”Miau” Santiago, 23, will face former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) prospect Lucas “Mineiro” Martins, 29, who will compete for the Interim Championship title. Watch the teaser here:

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