Manama : BRAVE has landed in India for the fifth edition of this international event, organised by the Brave Combat Federation of the Khalid bin Hamad Mixed Martial Arts Organisation (KHK MMA), in cooperation with the Indian Martial Arts Federation, at the Dome National Sports Club of India Stadium.
India is the third world destination for the championship since its international launch, under the directives of HH Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Honourary President of the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation (BMMAF) and founder of the Khalid Bin Hamad Mixed Martial Arts Organisation (KHK MMA), to introduce the championship which was launched from Bahrain, as an international championship with participation from professional fighters from across the world.
This has strengthened Bahrain’s standing in the international sports field, especially in mixed martial arts. The championship’s first international station was in Curitiba, Brazil, which held the third edition, followed by the fourth edition in Abu Dhabi, which held the first main competition for the championship belt. It was won by Algerian fighter Elias Boudegzdame at the expense of Mexican fighter MasioFullen.
Participating in the championship are 20 of the world’s strongest and fiercest fighters: Tahar Hadbi, Carl Booth, Mangat, Abdul Muneer, Jakub Kowalewicz, Alex Da Silva, Brian Hooi, Erik Carlos, Alejandro Martinez, Paulo Silva, Rolando Gabriel, and representative of the Kingdom of Bahrain and KHK MMA Professional Team Hamza Al Kooheji, Chaitanya Gavali, Nelson Paes, Aziz Julaidan, Mohammad Farhad, Ahmed Fares, Bharat Khadarf, Arnan Chaiysan and Hardeep Rai.
This championship is witnessing a busy programme, which began yesterday with the arrival of all the fighters, accompanied by the technical and administrative teams participating and completed all the procedures to final registration to participate in the events. The media meeting between the fighters and media representatives took place yesterday.
A workshop introducing all the rules and regulations of the championship, will be held today, followed by the official medical and weight examination for the official competitions to be held on Sunday.
Competitions will witness the main fight between the English fighter Carl Booth and Algeria’s Tahar Hadbi, and the second main fight between Canadian fighters Mangat and Indian Abdul Muneer.