Al-Selawe and Chimaev will meet in the main event of “BRAVE CF 37,” which will take place at the Solnahallen in Stockholm, Sweden on April 18, 2020 in association with AK Fighting Championships. It will be a fitting homecoming for the Chechen-Swedish contender has adopted Sweden as his home.
Chimaev trains at the world-renowned AllStars Training Center in Stockholm with the likes of Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson, 33, Reza “Mad Dog” Madadi, 39, and Ilir “The Sledgehammer” Latifi, 36. These Swedish UFC fighters are all huge fans of Chimaev and have been on record saying their younger teammate will soon be the best in the world.
However, for Chimaev, the title bout against Al-Selawe simply represents a step towards immortality. The AllStars Training Center representative has grand plans under BRAVE CF and is looking to start off with a rivalry against the Jordanian champion.
The goal of Chimaev is to be known as the first-ever three-division MMA world champion. In order to do that, he will start his quest at welterweight while he has his eyes set on an eventual showdown at middleweight and super lightweight.
According to Chimaev, he can take out Al-Selawe and then move up to challenge inaugural BRAVE CF Middleweight World Champion Daniel “Gaúcho” Pereira, 28, of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. Also, Chimaev plans to go back down to face Brave CF Super Lightweight World Champion is Eldar “Khan” Eldarov, 27, of Bahrain and Russia.
While Chimaev has not disclosed officially when he would like to face off with other champions, he has the biggest test of his professional career in front of him. Al-Selawe is the best fighter in Middle East and is ready to conquer Europe and the world.
A victory over Chimaev would solidify Al-Selawe as the best in his weight class. A victory for the undefeated Chechen-Swedish MMA fighter would mean the start of his dream scenario.