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Lebanon’s Adon Ayoub in Bahrain for his 2nd BRAVE CF fight

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Adon “The Shark” Ayoub, 22, of Beirut, Lebanon is currently in Bahrain. He is set to fight Husain Muhammad, 19, of Bahrain at “BRAVE CF 57“, the first BRAVE Combat Federation event in 2022.

Featuring 12 professional mixed martial arts bouts and one amateur MMA fight, “BRAVE CF 57” will be held at the Khalifa Sports City Arena in Isa Town, Bahrain on March 11, 2022. In the first bout of the evening, Ayoub and Muhammad will battle it out in an amateur bout in the lightweight division.

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This will be the second BRAVE CF fight of both Ayoub and Muhammad. On November 19, 2020, the Lebanese MMA fighter made his promotional debut at “BRAVE CF 45” at the Bahrain National Stadium in Riffa, Bahrain where he submitted Isa Alameeri of Bahrain via armbar.

On March 11, 2021, Muhammad defeated Raymod Rizk of Lebanon via technical knockout via punches at “BRAVE CF 47″ at the Arad Fort in Arab, Bahrain. Muhammad is 5’9″ tall while Ayoub is 5’8” tall.

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Ayoub is one of the protégés of “The Latest” Mohammad Fakhreddine, 37, of Lebanon. The latter will co-headline “BRAVE CF 57” with “L’Ambiance” Mohamed Said Maalem, 39, of Algeria and Switzerland.

Together, Fakhreddine and Ayoub prepared for “BRAVE CF 57” in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. They are the only Lebanese fighters on the card.

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BRAVE CF 57

Including Algeria, Bahrain, Lebanon and Switzerland, a total of 16 countries are represented at “BRAVE CF 47.” The others are Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, England, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Uzbekistan.

Muhammad is one of the four fighters representing Bahrain. The others are Hamza Kooheji, Murtaza Talha Ali and Abdulla Al Yaqoob.

“BRAVE CF 57” is part of the BRAVE International Fight Week 2022, which is being held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. The MMA Super Cup 2022 is also part of the combat sports event organized by BRAVE CF in cooperation with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and the Khalid Bin Hamad Sports Organization (KHK SPORTS).

In the main event of “BRAVE CF 57”, Hamza “The Pride of Bahrain” Kooheji, 29, of Bahrain and Brad “Superman” Katona, 30, of Canada will compete for the BRAVE CF Bantamweight World Championship. Here is a recent interview with the latter:

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