Thousands of fight fans were at the SSE arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland on June 9, 2019 to watch “Brave 13: Europe Evolution,” the first event of Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion Brave Combat Federation in Europe. It was attended by several celebrity athletes including Conor “Notorious” McGregor, 29, Darren “The Gorilla” Till, 25, and Amir Khan, 31.
On the preliminary card, Aidan James of Wales and Tommy Martin of Ireland competed in the featherweight division. Currently reigning as the Brave CF Featherweight Champion is Elias Boudegzdame of Algeria.
The featherweight bout between James and Martin was the first bout of the evening. It ended in the third round when the former knocked out the latter.
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