Luan Santiago (L) faces off with Benoit Saint-Denis (Brave CF)

Brave CF 49 Results: Saint-Denis Submits Santiago, Torres Tops O’Driscoll

On Thursday, March 25, Brave CF hosted Brave CF 49: Super Fights from the Arad Fort in Bahrain.

In the night’s main event, former lightweight champion Luan Santiago tooks on undefeated Frenchman Benoit Saint-Denis in a 165-pound affair.

The action aired free below via Fite TV at 10:30 a.m. ET.


Benoit Saint-Denis def. Luan Santiago by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2, 3:51
Jose Torres def. Blaine O’Driscoll by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Ikram Aliskerov def. Miro Jurković by submission (kimura). Round 2, 1:11
Muhammad Mokaev def. Abdul Hussein by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Gamzat Magomedov def. Matiss Zaharovs by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Francesco Nuzzi def. Bernardo Sopai by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Chad Hanekom def. Dominic Schober by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 0:18
Gadzhimusa Gadzhiev def. Geraldo Coelho by TKO (punches). Round 3, 4:25
Axel Sola def. Kuitty Begaj by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 1, 4:59
Frieh Harahsheh def. Glenn McVeigh by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:10
Ali Marhoon def. Hamad Mubarak Saad by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 2:02 (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest