BRAVE Combat Federation is gearing up for its Germany debut this Aug. 6 with the announcement of its first confirmed fight pitting the hometown hero Marcel Grabinski against the Belarusian powerhouse Vadim Kutsyi in a super lightweight bout.
Grabinski debuted at BRAVE CF during their historic 50th event in the Kingdom of Bahrain where he put a stop to Belgium’s knockout artist Issa Isakov. He was then scheduled to face former lightweight world champion Lucas "Mineiro" Martins at BRAVE CF 51 in Belarus, however a health issue forced him to withdraw a few moments before the fighters were meant to walk into the cage dumping fuel on a fire.
The fight was rescheduled for BRAVE CF 53 in Kazakhstan with the animosity between the fighters reaching its peak, however Grabinski was unable to make the set date due to COVID-19 protocols restricting his travels and "Mineiro" faced a local opponent.
During his last cage appearance, Grabinski touched gloves with Mihail Kotruta at BRAVE CF 54 in Poland prior to knocking him out via knees and punches with few seconds left in the first round.
This Aug. 6, Grabinski will stand tall as he welcomes Kutsyi into Germany and give the super welterweight an introduction to the depth of the super lightweight division. Kutsyi's only BRAVE CF outing was against Kyrgyzstan's Daniyar Abdibaev – it was the both fighters debuts at the truly global promotion and ended in a unanimous decision favoring the Belarusian.
BRAVE CF is hosting three events in Germany this year in association with the National Fighting Championship (NFC) as it plans to continue its European expansion and bring back the toughest and brightest heroes on the roster.