BRAVE CF President hails HH Shaikh Khalid’s vision
TDT | Manama
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President of BRAVE Combat Federation Mohammed Shahid congratulated His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) First Deputy Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) President, on the success of the 50th edition of BRAVE CF, the last of 4 events that took place during the Kombat Kingdom Returns Series in the Kingdom of Bahrain from March 11 to April 1st, and the achievements BRAVE CF accomplished globally.
BRAVE CF has grown tremendously with the vision of HH Shaikh Khalid to reform MMA from an entertainment business into a sports business and provide opportunities for fighters on a global platform and reforming the sports from a unique perspective.
The Bahraini MMA promotion changed the landscape of MMA worldwide and became the only MMA promotion to visit 21 countries, 5 continents, in its first 50 events making it the only truly global and fastest growing MMA promotion in the world, the largest sports media property in the Middle East and acquire the largest MMA market share in Asia, making it the leading promotion in the continent.
Shahid further congratulated HH Shaikh Khalid on the success of his vision to promote the sports sector in the Kingdom, and putting Bahrain on the map internationally through his efforts in MMA. HH’s passion for MMA found the number one ranked amateur MMA national team in the world and the fastest olympic boxing qualifying federation with national combat sports development programs in 17 countries making the Kingdom a hotspot for combat sports globally and revolutionizing mixed martial arts.
Shahid also thanked HH Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Bahrain Council for Combat Sports, for his continuous support and efforts toward promoting combat sports in the Kingdom, and Mohammed Qamber, the president of the Bahraini Mixed Martial Arts Federation, for his support overseeing the event and assistance to ensure BRAVE CF 50 is a glowing success.