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Author: Idrees Crawley

Interview With Brave CF 23’s Mounir Lazzez

Mounir Lazzez will fight for the Brave CF title against Eldar Eldarov. (Photo courtesy of Brave CF) Late last year, the Bahrain based Brave Combat Federation announced a historic move, as the organization became the first global MMA promotion (BFL was first regionally) to officially install the super lightweight (165lbs) division. The move would see the welterweight (170lbs) division move up five pounds and be rebranded as the super welterweight (175lbs) division, in accordance with the unified rules of MMA. The decision was made to give fighters the ability to compete at a healthy weight, without having to drop...

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What’s Next For The Women Of UFC Fortaleza

FORTALEZA, BRAZIL – FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Mara Romero Borella of Italy punches Taila Santos of Brazil in their women’s flyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at CFO Centro de Formacao Olimpica on February 2, 2019 in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) This past Saturday, the UFC returned to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 144. While most eyes were on the main event and co-feature, two interesting matchups took place in the promotion’s women’s divisions. Taila Santos met Mara Romero-Borella at 125 pounds. Former Invicta FC titleholder Livinha Souza met Sarah Frota....

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