Training out of Allstars Training Center in Stockholm, Sweden, Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev, 25, was one of the winners at “Brave 27.” It was his fourth victory in the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion Brave Combat Federation.
Brave CF held “Brave 27” at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with 10 MMA bouts. In the eighth bout of the evening, Chimaev fought Mzwandile Hlongwa, 29, who is fighting out of Junkyard MMA in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa.
With Marc Goddard as the referee, Chimaev and Hlongwa competed in the middleweight division. Goddard put a stop to the contest after 1 minute and 16 seconds in the third round when Chimaev submitted Hlongwa via D’arce choke.
Winning at “Brave 27” improved the professional MMA record of Chimaev to 6 wins and 0 loss. On the other hand, Hlongwa now has 4 wins and 1 loss.
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.