Carl “The Bomber” Booth, 29, of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England was supposed to fight Leonardo “Macarrão” Mafra Texeira, 30, of Balneário Camboriú, Catarina, Brazil at “BRAVE CF 35.” However, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, BRAVE Combat Federation decided to postpone the event until further notice.
BRAVE CF was supposed to hold “BRAVE CF 35” in Balneário Camboriú, Santa Catarina, Brazil on March 28, 2020. While waiting for the event to finally happen, Boot is participating in the #UnitedWeFight #BRAVECombatsCovid19 campaign, which is executed by KHK Heroes Foundation under His Highness Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
There might be rivalry in the arena but outside of it, BRAVE CF fighters and champions have come together and united to raise awareness on minimizing the spread of the coronavirus. The common enemy is now the pandemic that has shaken the world in the last couple of months and is the reason behind many global major events postponements, including BRAVE CF events.
BRAVE CF fighters have become ambassadors by taking to their social media platforms and reaching out to the fans and reminding them of all the simple actions the public can take to reduce the spread of the pandemic. Under the KHK Heroes Foundation, BRAVE CF fighters are empowered by the strong platform of BRAVE CF to share a vital message, to educate, remind and gently guide their fans to work together in unity to reach out to others and show compassion.
The message they want the world to hear is clear. Now is the time to stand together and fight against the spread of the coronavirus by following official news sources only, taking preventive and precautionary measures issued by the World Health Organization, checking in on family and friends and above all, staying calm and united.
Through the #BRAVECombatsCovid19 international campaign as well as BRAVE CF’s official social media profiles, fans will be able to get the latest recommendations and interact with their heroes including Booth. The English mixed martial artist has shared a message with the BRAVE Nation about his postponed fight at “BRAVE CF 35.”
Booth sent instructions on how to best go through this difficult time while also thanking government officials and health workers who are working hard to contain this pandemic. Here is his message: