KHK Heroes, the latest initiative under the vision of HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa will kickstart the inauguration ceremony of Brave International Combat Week 2018 on 11th November. The First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Honourary President of Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation (BMMAF), President of the High Organising Committee of Bahrain International Combat Week will take part in a sparring session with Mohammed Buhaz’a, who will achieve his dream to compete in MMA overcoming the challenges of being differently abled.
Brave International Combat Week 2018 is the largest combat sports event held in Asia bringing participation from over 11 nations and hosting the largest IMMAF-WMMAA Unified World Championships 2018 till date. Mohammed Buhaz’a will realise his dream with the support of HH Shaikh Khalid to compete in mixed martial arts.
Mohammed Buhaz’a had overcome challenges due to down syndrome to realise his dream. This marks the first time in the history of Bahrain that an athlete will be headline the inauguration after overcoming severe challenges. Mohammed Buhaz’a was offered the opportunity to train at the KHK MMA Bahrain and to realise his dream by HH Shaikh Khalid. The inaugural ceremony will feature HH Shaikh Khalid facing Mohammed Buhaz’a in the opening bout.
KHK Heroes will be a major project in the direction of justice and equality by applauding the contribution of the challenged and often forgotten members of the society. KHK Heroes will identify achievers who have struggled to overcome challenges in life without being acknowledged by the society.