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Bahrain vs England: Hussain Ayyad, Mitchell Johnson fight ‘Brave 24: London’ at Copper Box Arena

Hussain Ayyad, Mitchell Johnson

Bahrain and England were represented at “Brave 24: London” at the Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, England on July 25, 2019. It was the first Brave Combat Federation event to take place in England.

An invite-only event attended by VIP guests, “Brave 24: London” featured seven professional mixed martial arts bouts. In the first bout of the evening, Hussain “Iron” Ayyad, 25, of Bahrain and Mitchell Johnson of England battled it out in the flyweight division.

The referee put a stop to the flyweight contest after 2 minutes and 29 seconds in the first round. Ayyad submitted Johnson via triangle choke.

Winning at “Brave 24: London” improved the professional MMA record of Ayyad to 4 wins and 2 losses. On the other hand, Johnson now has 0 win and 2 losses.

The official “Brave 24: London” weigh-ins took place in Stratford, England on July 24, 2019. Ayyad weighed 56.5 kg while Johnson weighed 56.4 kg.

Ayyad was one of the two fighters who represented Bahrain at “Brave 24: London.” It was his fifth outing in Brave CF.

Johnson made his Brave CF debut at “Brave 24: London.” He was one of the four fighters who represented England.

Including Bahrain and England, 11 countries were represented at “Brave 24: London.” The others were Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Lebanon, Northern Ireland, Poland, Russia, the United States and Wales.

“Brave 24: London” was an invite-only black tie event. Among the VIPs who attended were Russia and Ireland’s Artem “The Russian Hammer” Lobov, 32, Brazil’s Guilherme “MC Guimê” Aparecido Dantas, 26, and Whindersson Nunes, 24, and England’s Paul “Semtex” Daley, 36, Brad “One Punch” Pickett, 40, Aaron “The Joker” Chalmers, 32, Luke “Bigslow” Barnatt, 31, Nathan “The Black” Rose, 28, Jimi “Poster Boy” Manuwa, 39, and Sam Gowland, 23.

Brave CF Super Lightweight World Champion Eldar “Khan” Eldarov, 28, of Bahrain and Russia IMMAF president Kerrith Brown, 47, of Great Britain also graced “Brave 24: London” with Brave CF president Mohammed “The Hawk” Shahid, 30, of Bahrain. Meanwhile, here is a clip featuring Ayyad:

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