Category Archives: BRAVE COMBAT FEDERATION

Hadbi and Fakhreddine engage in post-Brave 9 accusations

Hadbi and Fakhreddine engage in post-Brave 9 accusations   The biggest rivalry in Brave Combat Federation wasn't quite settled at the historical Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions. After a back-and-forth and exciting first round, Mohammad Fakhreddine was unable to continue due to an accidental low blow by Tahar Hadbi. After the No Contest, both fighters…
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New champion Stephen Loman and three others receive bonus after Brave 9

New champion Stephen Loman and three others receive bonus after Brave 9 It was a night to remember for Stephen Loman as he became the first-ever Brave Bantamweight champion with a flawless performance against Gurdarshan Mangat and took home a Performance Bonus for his first-round TKO against St. Lion. "The Sniper" was one of four…
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Loman and Azaitar crowned new champions in KO-filled Brave 9

Loman and Azaitar crowned new champions in KO-filled Brave 9   The Khalifa Sports City Arena was the stage for the greatest-ever card in Middle East MMA history. And Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions delivered with 10 Knockouts in 15 bouts, as Stephen Loman and Ottman Azaitar took home the first-ever Bantamweight and Lightweight…
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Booth and Al-Selawe rivalry heats up biggest-ever Brave open workouts

Booth and Al-Selawe rivalry heats up biggest-ever Brave open workouts The fight week for Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions has kicked off with a bang as 16 fighters showed their skills in front of a packed The Avenues Shopping, in Manama, Bahrain, in the biggest-ever Open Workouts in promotional history. With the presence of…
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Suniel Shetty promotes Brave Combat Federation and confirms presence for Brave 9

Suniel Shetty promotes Brave Combat Federation and confirms presence for Brave 9​ Bollywood actor and producer, Suniel Shetty visited Bahrain to extend his support and cooperation to promote Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions. Brave 9 features three prominent Indian fighters in the fight night. Suniel Shetty praises the vision of Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad…
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Sam Patterson replaces Alex Trinidad against Hardeep Rai at Brave 9

Englishman Sam Patterson has answered the call and will replace Alex Trinidad against Hardeep Rai in a Catchweight bout of 150 lbs. at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, set for November 17th, in Bahrain. Patterson is 1-0 as a professional, making the switch from amateur, where he held a perfect 5-0 record, in April of…
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UFC Fighter to Corner Gurdarshan Mangat at BRAVE

Jeremy Kennedy with a professional record of 11-0-0 will corner Gurdarshan Mangat at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions when he faces Stephen Loman from Team Lakay for the Bantamweight Championship title. The 24-year-old featherweight fighter is signed with the UFC and is on a 11 fight winning streak. Kennedy has spent the last four…
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Alex Trinidad injured, out of fight with Hardeep Rai on Brave 9

Alex Trinidad injured, out of fight with Hardeep Rai on Brave 9 Lightweight Alex Trinidad has suffered an injury and won't be able to make his promotional debut at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, on November 17th, in Bahrain. He was set to fight Hardeep Rai in a Catchweight bout of 150 lbs., but Brave…
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Young student provides Al-Selwady with special motivation ahead of Brave 9 showdown

Young student provides Al-Selwady with special motivation ahead of Brave 9 showdown Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady has been on a tear since joining the ranks at Brave Combat Federation. The Jordanian fought twice under Brave's banner, submitting Rami Aziz in the promotion's first-ever show then followed his main event appearance with a TKO over Michael Deiga-Scheck at…
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Anticipation building in Bahrain for MMA pioneer Gesias Cavalcante’s Brave debut

Anticipation building in Bahrain for MMA pioneer Gesias Cavalcante's Brave debut Lightweight Gesias Cavalcante will be making his Brave Combat Federation debut at the promotion's biggest-ever show, Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, on November 17th, in Bahrain. And the country already has JZ-fever. As soon as Cavalcante's bout with former UFC fighter Alan Omer was…
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Mangat prepares for title fight with GSP and Demetrious Johnson

Mangat prepares for title fight with GSP and Demetrious Johnson ​ Gurdarshan Mangat intensifies his preparation for the bantamweight championship title fight at Brave Combat Federation alongside current UFC Middleweight Champion Georges St. Pierre and UFC Flyweight Champion, Demetrious Johnson. Gurdarshan "St. Lion" Mangat trains at the famous Tristar Gym, Canada. The team at Tristar…
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Hadbi and Fakhreddine will settle biggest-ever Brave rivalry on November 17th

Hadbi and Fakhreddine will settle biggest-ever Brave rivalry on November 17th Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, set for November 17th, in Bahrain, will have three title fights. But two men who are not involved in the championship bouts are looking to steal attention to their own battle: Tahar Hadbi and Mohammad Fakhreddine have been trash talking…
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Legendary MMA coach Rafael Cordeiro expects KO win for Lucas Mineiro at Brave 9

Legendary MMA coach Rafael Cordeiro expects KO win for Lucas Mineiro at Brave 9 Former Chute Boxe coach and MMA legend Rafael Cordeiro has chosen his side for Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions co-main event. Set for November 17th, the groundbreaking event features the first title defense of Featherweight champion Elias Boudegzdame. However, Cordeiro expects…
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Hadbi-Fakhreddine feud reaches new level ahead of Brave 9 bout

Hadbi-Fakhreddine feud reaches new level ahead of Brave 9 bout The rivalry between Welterweights Tahar Hadbi and Mohammad Fakhreddine has been escalating since their fight was confirmed for Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, set to take place in Bahrain, on November 17th. After both men signed on the dotted line they have used social media…
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Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh confirms he will attend Brave 9

Conor McGregor's coach John Kavanagh confirms he will attend Brave 9 Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions is set for November 17th at the Khalifa Sports City Arena, in Manama, Bahrain, and the promotion has announced a special guest will attend the biggest-ever Middle East MMA event. John Kavanagh, known as superstar Conor McGregor's head coach and…
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Brazil to feature four professional athletes at Brave in Bahrain 

Brazil to feature four professional athletes at Brave in Bahrain  ​ Brazil has confirmed that four professional fighters will be set to compete in Bahrain at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions. Brazil will be among the nations that are sending the maximum number of athletes for Brave alongside Jordan and India. Brave 9 will…
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Nawras Abzakh replaces Quero against Felipe Efrain at Brave 9

Nawras Abzakh replaces Quero against Felipe Efrain at Brave 9   After Arnold Quero was forced to withdraw from his Brave debut due to undisclosed reasons, promotional officials announced that undefeated prospect Nawras Abzakh will take his place against Felipe Efrain on the preliminary card of Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, set for the…
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Arnold Quero out of Efrain bout, Brave looking for replacement 

Arnold Quero out of Efrain bout, Brave looking for replacement  France's Arnold Quero has been pulled from his Brave Combat Federation debut, which was set to take place at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, on November 17th. The Bantamweight was scheduled to face Brazil's Felipe Efrain, but has been pulled from the bout for undisclosed…
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Gesias Cavalcante signs with Brave, debuts against Alan Omer at Brave 9

Gesias Cavalcante signs with Brave, debuts against Alan Omer at Brave 9 One of the biggest names in Brazilian MMA has arrived at Brave Combat Federation. Founder of the historic Blackzilians team in South Florida, Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante signed with the Bahrain-based promotion and is set to debut on November 17, at Brave 9: The Kingdom…
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Ottman Azaitar x Alejandro Martínez title bout to headline Brave 9

Ottman Azaitar x Alejandro Martínez title bout to headline Brave 9 After months of speculation, Brave Combat Federation announced today that Ottman Azaitar will battle Alejandro "Pato" Martínez for the promotion's first-ever Lightweight title. The bout will headline Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions set for the Khalifa Sports City Arena, in Bahrain, on November 17th.…
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Erik Carlsson to face Ahmed Amir at a super fight in Brave

Erik Carlsson to face Ahmed Amir at a super fight in Brave  Erik Carlsson from Sweden (6-2-0) will face Ahmed Amir from Egypt (5-1-0) at Brave 9 in Bahrain. Ahmed Amir made his name in the global scene through an upsetting victory over the Jiu Jitsu legend, Richie Martinez from USA against overwhelming odds. The…
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Targeting third consecutive win, Jeremy Pacatiw faces Jalal Al Daaja at Brave 9

Targeting third consecutive win, Jeremy Pacatiw faces Jalal Al Daaja at Brave 9   Team Lakay's Jeremy Pacatiw has been one of the most successful Southeastern-Asians of Brave's roster. Currently, Pacatiw is on a two-international-win streak and will look to improve his recent record to 3-0 facing Jordan's Jala Al Daaja at Brave 9, on November…
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Two more bouts added to Brave’s return to the Kingdom of Bahrain

Two more bouts added to Brave's return to the Kingdom of Bahrain Brave Combat Federation has been keeping fight fans around the world on the tip of their toes as upcoming bouts are being announced during the week. After confirming two title challenges for Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, set for November 17th, promotional officials…
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BRAVE NEWS # 17: Brave 9 card takes shape; Selwady fights “Attacker”

Brave News, the online show that keeps fans around the world up to date with everything related to the fastest-rising MMA promotion in the world, drops this week with great announcements. The fight card for the organization's return to Bahrain is taking shape as several fights have been confirmed for Brave 9: The Kingdom of…
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Bantamweights Mangat and Loman battle for inaugural title at Brave 9

Bantamweights Mangat and Loman battle for inaugural title at Brave 9 Gurdarshan Mangat will attempt to make history as he looks to become the first fighter from India to become world champion in a major MMA organization. Brave officials announced that "St. Lion" will face Stephen "Sniper" Loman for the inaugural Bantamweight belt at November's…
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Top Welterweights Fakhreddine and Hadbi set to collide at Brave 9

Top Welterweights Fakhreddine and Hadbi set to collide at Brave 9 Coming off a last-minute withdrawal from a title fight in Brazil, Mohammad Fakhreddine will look to stay in the hunt for Carlston Harris's belt as he takes on France's Tahar Hadbi in a main card bout scheduled for Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions.…
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Elias Boudegzdame to defend Featherweight title against Lucas Mineiro at Brave 9

Elias Boudegzdame to defend Featherweight title against Lucas Mineiro at Brave 9 Coming off his first win inside the Brave cage, Brazilian Lucas "Mineiro" Martins has been confirmed as the first challenger for Featherweight champion Elias Boudegzdame. The fight will take place at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, which marks the promotion's return to…
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BRAVE NEWS #16: Trinidad and Quero Arrive; Anniversary Giveaway Campaign

BRAVE NEWS #16: Trinidad and Quero Arrive; Anniversary Giveaway Campaign Brave News, the online show that keeps worldwide fans updated on everything related to the fastest growing mixed martial arts promotion on the planet, drops this week with additions to the roster. During the week, Brave Combat Federation announced two new signings for the Bantamweight…
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