Karl Amoussou dismissed the statement made by Rodrigo Cavalheiro regarding his ambition to claim the welterweight title from Carlston Harris. Harris has recently stated that he is ready to defend his belt soon. Harris admits that Jarrah Al-Selawe is next for a title shot, at the same time he made a comment that he has his eyes on the upcoming bout between Karl Amoussou and Rodrigo Cavalheiro at Brave 13: Europe Evolution, on June 9th.
Cavalheiro had commented that he has his sights at the championship, “This belt was already supposed to be with me. I want to be Brave champion and I can be Brave champion. I am a complete mixed martial artist and I know what I am capable of in this division. My target is Harris because he is the one with the belt”, stated Cavalheiro.
Amoussou dismissed the statement and responded, “He’s got bigger problems he should be focusing on right now. Bigger problems coming up, I meant. Cavalheiro has to face me at Brave 13 in Belfast to start dreaming about the championship”, said Amoussou.
Amoussou will face Cavalheiro in the welterweight division in the main card at Belfast, Northern Ireland. The bout marks the first for Amoussou at Brave Combat Federation. He had trained alongside KHK MMA Fight Team in Bahrain during the fight camp set for Brave 12: KHK Legacy. Amoussou is known for his aggressive strategy combined with grappling excellence. Out of his 24 victories, 13 came by way of submissions. And 17 out of his 24 wins came during the first round of action.