Anton Turkalj, 24, of Gothenburg, Sweden has earned his second victory in the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion BRAVE Combat Federation. The Swedish MMA fighter was one of the winners at “BRAVE CF 40.”
In partnership with Swedish MMA promotion Bulldog Fight Night (BFN), BRAVE CF held “BRAVE CF 40” in Stockholm, Sweden on August 24, 2020. In the co-main event of the evening, Turkalj fought Ibo “The Last Ottoman” Aslan, 24, of Vienna, Austria at a catch weight of 98kg.
Turkajlj submitted Aslan in the first round. Here are the details:
- Promotion: BRAVE Combat Federation (BRAVE CF)
- Title: “BRAVE CF 40“
- Venue: Stockholm, Sweden
- Date: August 24, 2020
- Number of bouts: 5
Turkalj is a long-time International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) amateur veteran. He won medals in the 2017 IMMAF World Championships and the 2018 IMMAF European Championships in Bahrain
On August 1, 2020, Turkalj made his BRAVE CF debut at “BRAVE CF 37” in Stockholm where he knocked out Athanasios Chergkeletzis, 41, of Athens, Greece at a catch weight of 100kg. After the victory, the Swedish MMA fighter called out Todd “The Black Hulk” Stoute, 36, Canada and Trinidad and Tobago.
Aslan has been competing professionally since 2016. His first seven fights were in Austrian Fight Challenge and his most recent bout before “BRAVE CF 40” was in Vendetta Austria.
- Division: Catchweight (98kg)
- Fight number: 4 of 5
|Fighter||Anton Turkalj||Ibo Aslan|
|Fight Name||The Last Ottoman|
|Previous BRAVE CF bouts||1||0|
- REFEREE: Declan Larkin
- WINNER: ANTON TURKALJ
- METHOD: Submission via Rear-Naked Choke
- TIME AND ROUND: 1:57 of Round 2
Professional MMA record after “BRAVE CF 40”
|Anton Turkalj||Ibo Aslan|