Brave Combat Federation hosted the official weigh-ins at the Ouro Minas Palace Hotel which was presided by Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation and MMA Legend and pioneer, Wanderlei Silva. The weigh-ins were conducted after performing the mandatory exams to evaluate the fitness of the competing fighters including MRI of Skull and Magnetic Resonance Angiography. Every fighter who made to the final fight card had cleared the weigh-ins which was followed by the face-offs.
The fight night marks some of the much awaited moments for MMA in Brazil as the event marks for the first time two Brazilian fighters are featured in the championship bout in Brave Combat Federation when Lucas Martins clashes with Luan Santiago for the interim Lightweight championship. Klidson Farias de Abreau will become the first champion from Brazil to defend his championship as he takes on Matt Baker from Canada in the Light Heavyweight division. The fight card also features 9 time IBJJF World Champion Bruno Malfacine and Veteran MMA fighter Gesias Cavalcante. Two Middle Eastern superstars Georges Bardawil and Ahmed Amir are also featured to fight in Brazil for the first time. Brave 11 will also feature a women's strawweight bout for the first time in the promotion's history in Brazil.
The fight night will take place at Terrace, Mineirao Stadium at Belo Horizonte, Brazil from 8 PM UTC-3, 13th April.
Brave 11 full fight card:
Luan Santiago vs. Lucas Martins (Interim Lightweight Championship)
Klidson de Abreu (C) vs. Matt Baker (Light Heavyweight Championship)
Erivan Pereira vs. Gesias Cavalcante (Lightweight)
Bruno Malfacine vs. Rafael Pereira (Flyweight)
Cleiton Silva vs. Ahmed Amir (Lightweight)
Carlos Souza vs. Georges Bardawil (Bantamweight)
Douglas Carvalho vs. Bruno Assis (Middleweight)
Marcel Adur vs. Fernando Lourenço (Flyweight)
Marcos Conrado Jr. vs. Joaquim Ferreira (Light Heavyweight)
Alessandro Gambulino vs. Rodrigo Cavalheiro (Welterweight)
Elaine Leal vs. Luana Pinheiro (Women's Strawweight)
Arnold Quero vs. Caio Gregório (Featherweight)