Hamid Sadid of Afghanistan and Sweden was one of the winners at “BRAVE CF 37.” It was his first victory in the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion BRAVE Combat Federation.
In partnership with Swedish MMA promotion Bulldog Fight Night, BRAVE CF held “BRAVE CF 37” in Stockholm, Sweden on August 1, 2020 with eight professional MMA bouts. In the second bout of the evening, Sadid fought his fellow Swedish MMA fighter Seyyed Masoud Derekeh in the lightweight division.
Sadid only needed 1 minute and 37 seconds to finish the bout in the first round. The Afghan-Swedish MMA fighter knocked out Derekeh via punches.
“BRAVE CF 37” marked Sadid’s professional MMA debut and BRAVE CF debut so he now holds a professional MMA record of 1 win and 0 loss. As an amateur, he had 1 win and 3 losses.
On the other hand, Derekeh now holds a professional MMA record of 0 win and 2 losses. He also made his BRAVE CF debut at “BRAVE CF 37.”
Originally from Kabul, Afghanistan, Sadid is now based in Örebro, Sweden. He attended Örebro universitet in Örebro.
Including Afghanistan and Sweden, 14 countries were represented at “BRAVE CF 37.” The other countries were Brazil, Chile, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Northern Ireland, Norway, Russia and Turkey.
Sadid solely represented Afghanistan. He and Derekeh were two of the six fighters who represented the home country.
In the main event of the evening, Louis “Spartacus” Glismann, 29, of Copenhagen, Denmark fought Henri Lintula, 29, of Kerava, Uusimaa, Finland in the welterweight division. The Danish contender submitted his Finnish opponent via rear-naked choke.
In the co-main event, Irman “The People’s Champ” Smajić, 37, of Sweden fought Fatih Aktas, 30, of Turkey in the heavyweight division. The Swedish contender won via unanimous decision.