Fight fans from around the world witnessed “Brave 13: Europe Evolution” on June 9, 2019. Taking place at the SSE arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland, it was the first event of Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion Brave Combat Federation in Europe, which was attended by celebrity athletes including Conor “Notorious” McGregor, 29, Darren “The Gorilla” Till, 25, and Amir Khan, 31, among others.
In the fourth bout of the evening, Konrad Iwanowski of Ireland and Glenn “The Beast” Irvine of Northern Ireland competed in the middleweight division. Currently, the division has no reigning champion.
Both Iwanowski and Irvine made their Brave CF debut at “Brave 13: Europe Evolution.” Their middleweight bout ended in the first round after Irvine tapped out to Iwanowski’s rear-naked choke.
With 2 matches cancelled, “Brave 13: Europe Evolution” featured 12 bouts in total. Here are the official results:
- Aidan James defeated Tommy Martin by TKO in Round 3
- Sam Slater defeated Piotr Tokarski by unanimous decision
- Benjamin Bennett defeated Sebastian Kozok by doctor stoppage in Round 1
- Konrad Iwanowski defeated Glenn Irwine by submission in Round 1
- Chad Hanekom defeats Dominic McConnell by submission in Round 1
- Cian Cowley defeated Oktawian Olejniczak by KO in Round 2
- Erick Carlos Silva defeated Erik Carlsson by unanimous decision
- Zach Zane defeated Declan Dalton by unanimous decision
- Bryan Creighton defeated Andy Young by submission in Round 2
- Rodrigo Cavalheiro defeated Karl Amoussou by knockout in Round 2
- Norman Parke defeated Myles Price by unanimous decision
- Stephen Loman defeated Frans Mlambo by unanimous decision