Brazil’s Flavio Serafim earns 2nd Brave CF win at ‘Brave 27’ in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Flavio Serafim, 39, of Brazil and the United Arab Emirates was one of the winners at “Brave 27.” It was his second victory in the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion Brave Combat Federation.

Brave CF held “Brave 27” at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE with 10 MMA bouts. In the second bout of the evening, Serafim fought Mohammad Al Khatib, 35, of Jordan in the super lightweight division.

Marc Goddard served as the referee. He put a stop to the super lightweight bout after 4 minutes and 13 seconds in the second round when Serafim knocked out Al Khatib.

Winning at “Brave 27” improved the professional MMA record of Serafim to 6 wins, 4 losses, 0 draw and 1 No Contest. On the other hand, Al Khatib now has 2 wins and 3 losses.

Including Brazil, the UAE and Jordan, 17 countries were represented at “Brave 27.” The others were Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, France, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Pakistan, Paraguay, the Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Syria and the U.S.

Serafim was one of the three fighters from Brazil and one of the five representatives of the UAE. Al Khatib was one of the three fighters who represented Jordan.

In the main event of the evening, Jarrah “The Jordanian Lion” Al-Selawe, 26, of Amman, Jordan regained the Brave Combat Federation Welterweight World Championship title. He dethroned Abdoul “The Conqueror” Abdouraguimov, 23, of Nantes, France.

In the co-main event, Alex Martinez, 25, of Paraguay and Canada maintained his undefeated professional MMA record. He knocked out Anas “The Moroccan Sensation” Siraj Mounir, 33, Morocco  in the lightweight division.


Born on October 8, 1979, Serafim is a jiu jitsu black belt. Originally from Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he is now based in Ras al Khaimah, UAE.

Here is a clip featuring Serafim and Al Khatib:

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