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The writing has been on the wall in a positive way for Jose "Shorty" Torres ever since he first stepped inside the cage as a mixed martial artist.
The Chicago, Illinois native embraced the winning culture during his run in the amateur ranks, where he amassed an impressive 25-1 standing - lost only his first amateur fight. He capped off his stint in the amateurs by winning the 135-pound category at the 2015 IMMAF World Championships.
Rostov-On-Don, Russia - 17 October 2021
BRAVE Combat Federation is set to take over Russia once again, this time with an epic main event between two of the best Flyweights in the world. At BRAVE CF 55, Ali Bagautinov meets Jose Torres in a bout that will decide the second finalist of the Flyweight tournament. And the Russia vs USA rivalry between them has found its way to the official poster that was released by the organization.
Both Bagautinov and Torres
The prestigious Flyweight World Title Tournament is almost near its epic conclusion as Jose “Shorty” Torres of the United States is set to battle hometown favorite Ali “The King Puncher” Bagautinov in the competition’s last semifinal bout at BRAVE CF 55, set for November 6th in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
The eight-man tourney was announced in February 2020 to crown its very first Flyweight World Champion in the aftermath of the promotion’s u
Rustam “The Russian Bear” Chsiev has no fear about taking on the best warriors that BRAVE Combat Federation will put in front of him as his overwhelming ground game has already provided him a blueprint to success in his last three outings.
Chsiev has firmly established himself as one of the top-tier athletes in the middleweight division, possessing a superb wrestling pedigree that he honed in his hometown of North Ossetia, Russia.
Rostov-On-Don, Russia - 12 October 2021
BRAVE Combat Federation will return to Russia on November 6 to host another electrifying live event—this time around in the bustling city of Rostov-on-Don. From top to bottom, the 11-bout card is loaded with some of the best mixed martial artists on the planet. As the much-awaited extravaganza draws near, fans across the globe share their thoughts on one of the most anticipated contests at BRAVE CF 55.
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In 1985, Rocky Balboa travelled across the world to land in Russia in order to take on the biggest challenge of his career on Christmas Day. Across the ring, Ivan Drago was the Soviet boxer who had killed his former opponent and friend Apollo Creed during an exhibition match months prior. After a 15-round war, Rocky knocks out Drago within seconds on the clock and delivers an inspiring speech about change to a previously hostile crowd who’s now in the middle of a standing ovation&hel