One of the promising mixed martial artists from Dagestan, Russia today is Gadzhimusa “Deadshot” Gaziev, 25. On May 11, 2018, he competed at “Brave 12: KHK Legacy,” which was his fourth Brave Combat Federation bout.
Gaziev made his Brave CF debut on September 23, 2016. He knocked out Thiago Vieira at “Brave 1: Bahrain” via punches in the first round.
On December 2, 2016, Gaziev lost to Carl Booth via knockout via punch at “Brave 2: Dynasty.” On April 29, 2017, Gaziev lost to Erik Carlsson via knockout via knee to the body at “Brave 6: Kazakhstan.”
At “Brave 12: KHK Legacy,” Gaziev faced Leonardo “Macarrão” Mafra, 29, of Brazil via technical knockout. This is the Dagestani fighter’s second time to win in the Brave CF cage.
Gaziev was not the only Dagestani fighter who won at “Brave 12: KHK Legacy.” Also from Dagestan, Akhmed Magomedov submitted his Dutch opponent Anthony “The Archangel” Engelen, 32, of the Netherlands via rear-naked choke at 3:12 of Round 2.
In the “Brave 12: KHK Legacy” co-main event, Tahar Hadbi of Algeria and Jarrah “The Jordanian Lion” Al Selawe of Jordan competed in the welterweight division. The Jordanian contender won via unanimous decision and became the first ever MMA fighter to win five Brave CF bouts.
In the main event of the evening, Eldar Eldarov of Russia faced Brian Hooi of the Netherlands in the lightweight division. After three five-minute rounds, the Russian contender was declared the winner via unanimous decision.
“Brave 12: KHK Legacy” took place at the Balai Sarbini Hall, Jakarta, Indonesia. Here is a clip featuring the bout between Gaziev and Mafra:
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