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Hussam ‘Al Selwady’ Mubarak talks Selwady vs. Leary at Brave 10

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Hussam Mubarak Al Selwady, father and coach of Brave lightweight top contender Abdul Kareem Al Selwady, had voiced out his thoughts and expectations on his son’s fight at the upcoming Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises event scheduled to take place on March the 2nd in Amman, Jordan. The fight night will be hosted at King Hussein Arena – Boxing Stadium, the very same venue that witnessed the birth of MMA in Jordan and has featured world class fighters including Conor McGregor and many more.

One important battle on the card for the Jordanian people will be a clash between veteran multi-time champion from the United Kingdom, Charlie Leary and Jordan’s own Abdul Kareem Al Selwady. This marks Al Selwady’s 4th fight under Brave Combat Federation, a bout that could possibly put him in title contention.


Al Selwady ‘Senior’ commented that the bout will be one of the most exciting and that the audience in Jordan will be waiting for it. No doubt that this would be the case, as we’ve seen Al Selwady put on a show in each occasion, let alone the hunger of the Jordanian fans who have been craving an MMA event.

Al Selwady, one of the youngest prospects fighting out of Jordan has competed against global talent and brought global attention towards MMA in Jordan. Meanwhile Charlie Leary is a veteran training out of Crossface MMA in England, with an experience of 23 fights and excellent boxing skills. Hussam Mubarak, who highlighted his thoughts on social media, pointed out the fight will be really entertaining with two world class strikers engaging in a battle like never before. The aim of both athletes will be to finish the fight in the first round but it will be an epic bout if it last all three rounds.


The event has received warm response from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan as the initiative brings back mixed martial arts after long duration of absence. The main event will feature the first ever featherweight championship title defense by the reigning champion, Elias Boudegzdame against Jacub Kowalewicz. The fight card is also noteworthy for featuring 18 fight teams competing in a single card in Jordan.

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