Brave Combat Federation has confirmed its first event in Europe. The 13th event of the Bahrain-based mixed martial arts promotion will be hosted at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland on June 9, 2018.
Brave CF was founded by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Fifth son of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the First Deputy President of Bahrain’s Supreme Council for Youth and Sports. The current president of the promotion is MMA fighter Mohammed “The Hawk” Shahid.
“We are looking towards a monumental year for Brave Combat Federation,” Shahid said. “The rapid expansion of Brave Combat Federation owes to the leadership and foresight of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa to establish mixed martial arts as a global sports that crosses barriers of geographies and languages.”
“We are glad that our initiatives were successful in making a definitive impact upon the global mixed martial arts community and changed the sport for fighters around the world,” the Brave CF president continued. “We are committed to keep going at the same pace as aggressive as ever.”
The promotion had announced major expansion phase in 2018, focusing on additional geographic locations and expanding the roaster of fighters under contract with the promotion. Within one and a half years of establishment, the promotion has facilitated events in Bahrain, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Jordan and Indonesia.
Apart from hosting editions of the promotion in major geographic destinations, the Kingdom of Bahrain hosted the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) World Championships of amateur MMA. Bahrain will also host the 2018 and 2019 editions of the IMMAF World Championships during the Brave International Combat Week with more global participation and with live broadcast coverage.
Meanwhile, “Brave 12: KHK Legacy” will take place at the Balai Sarbini Hall in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 11, 2018. Watch the teaser here: