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Bahrain’s Hamza Kooheji vs Cameroon’s Jaures Dea at ‘BRAVE CF 37’ in Stockholm, Sweden

Hamza Kooheji, Jaures Dea

Juares “Crazy Cameroonian” Dea Gomez, 26, of Cameroon is set to make his BRAVE Combat Federation. He will be welcomed to the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion at “BRAVE CF 37” by Hamza “The Pride of Bahrain” Kooheji, 27, of Bahrain.

BRAVE CF will hold “BRAVE CF 37” at Solnahallen in Stockholm, Sweden on April 18, 2020. It will be promoted in association with the local MMA powerhouse AK Fighting Championship.

“BRAVE CF 37” will be the first BRAVE CF event to take place in Sweden. The bout between Dea and Kooheji will be in the bantamweight division.

Dea has been competing professionally since 2017. Before joining in BRAVE CF, he competed in Hard Knox Fight Night, Phoenix Fighting Championship and UAE Warriors.

The Cameroonian MMA fighter is riding a four-bout winning streak. In 2019, he won four out of five fights.

On January 26, 2019, Dea defeated Mohammad Basem, 23, of Jordan via unanimous decision at “UAE Warriors 5” at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Cameroonian fighter submitted Isaac Pimentel, 27, of Brazil via arm triangle at “Hard Knox Fight Night 7” on April 4, 2019 at Fairmont Bab al Bahr in Abu Dhabi.

Both at the Mubadala Arena, Dea knocked out Magomed “Aggressor” Abdurakhimov, 25, of Russia at “UAE Warriors 6” on May 3, 2019 and defeated Kantharaj “Kannadiga” Shankar Agasa, 31, of India via unanimous decision at “UAE Warriors 7” on July 5, 2019. The bout between Dea and Nawras “The Honey Badger” Abzakh, 27, of Jordan at “UAE Warriors 8” on October 18, 2019 at the Mubadala Arena ended in a majority No Contest.

Currently, Dea holds a professional MMA record of 6 wins, 2 losses, 0 draw and 1 No Contest. On the other hand, Kooheji has 9 wins and 2 losses.

Kooheji has been competing professionally since 2012. “BRAVE CF 37” marks his eighth outing in BRAVE CF.

In the main event of “BRAVE CF 37,” Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev, 25, of Sweden will challenge reigning BRAVE Combat Federation Welterweight Champion Jarrah “The Jordanian Lion” Al-Selawe, 26, of Jordan. The Swedish challenger is an undefeated MMA fighter.

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