Brave Combat Federation, the flagship global mixed martial arts promotion based in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the signing of an exclusive broadcast deal with TV5 in the Philippines. The deal was officially signed on February 18, 2019, which is almost four weeks away from the promotion’s first event in the country titled “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors.”
Property of MediaQuest Holdings and founded in 1960, TV5 it is the flagship broadcaster in the country and home of ESPN5, the Filipino version of the worldwide leader in sports. The TV network will join Abu Dhabi Sports, the official broadcaster of Brave CF, and the Brazilian conglomerate Globo, among others, as one of the official homes of Brave in broadcast television.
Brave CF president Mohammed Shahid celebrated the partnership. He stated, “We are excited to confirm this news. Having TV5 and ESPN5 are the official broadcasting partners of Brave Combat Federation in the Philippines is a major step to cement both brands presence in the market and bring the sport of mixed martial arts and the country of Philippines its worthy value.”
The Brave CF debut on TV5 will be the inaugural Filipino card of the Bahrain-based promotion scheduled for March 15, 2019 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. “Brave 22: Storm of Warriors” will be headlined by the local superstar Stephen “The Sniper” Loman, who will defend his bantamweight world title against the former featherweight champion Elias “Smile” Boudegzdame.
“Brave 22: Storm of Warriors” will also count with international athletes from 10 different countries and a legion of Filipino fighters representing their home country. Here is a clip featuring Loman: