Category Archives: BRAVE COMBAT FEDERATION

President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events

President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events President Mohammed Shahid to announce next two Brave CF events This Saturday, June 24th, Brave Combat Federation president Mohammed Shahid will host a Live Video Streaming on Facebook to deliver big announcements on the future of the biggest MMA promotion in the Middle East. The executive will take time off his busy schedule to announce, exclusively to Brave fans around the world, the next two events in the company’s calendar, which are due to take the organisation’s quest to become a global brand closer to reality. Visits to Latin America are expected to be revealed this Saturday and fight fans will be wanting to see the surprises Mohammed Shahid has in store for the next couple of months. In order to see what the executive has to say about the promotion’s second semester calendar, log...

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Brave News #3: Mlambo trains with McGregor; Jordanian stars campaign for Brave card in their country

Brave News #3: Mlambo trains with McGregor; Jordanian stars campaign for Brave card in their country Brave News #3: Mlambo trains with McGregor; Jordanian stars campaign for Brave card in their country This week’s Brave News brings you up to speed with everything going on around the biggest MMA promotion in the Middle East. Bantamweight Frans Mlambo is the star of the show as he’s helping Conor McGregor prepare for the biggest battle of his life: a superfight against the legendary Floyd Mayweather under boxing rules. Mlambo, who’s a boxer turned MMA fighter, is sparring daily with “The Notorious” and hopes to keep his winning ways with Brave, as he’s coming off a submission win over Jalal Deaja at Brave 4: Unstoppable, last March. Also on the news is Mohammad Fakhreddine. After being repeatedly called out by fellow Welterweights, “The Latest” called the constant challenges...

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Fakhreddine speaks up on recent callouts: ‘It’s a pleasure’

Fakhreddine speaks up on recent callouts: ‘It’s a pleasure’ Fakhreddine speaks up on recent callouts: ‘It’s a pleasure’ Mohammad Fakhreddine has been on a tear in and out of the Brave Combat Federation cage. After two finishes in his two promotional fights, the Lebanese Welterweight apparently has a target on his back, with several athletes challenging him to a fight.   First it was Lukasz Witos, who came in at the last minute at Brave 6 and lost to Fakhreddine by TKO. The Polish fighter claimed it was his dream to get a rematch with “The Latest” after a proper training camp. Then it was time for Carlston Harris to try and lure Fakhreddine in to the Brave cage with him. The Guianese-born Welterweight made waves at Brave 3: Battle in Brazil when he finished Thiago “Monstro” in the co-main event, and after hearing that...

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Brave News #2: Eldarov coaches Bahrain’s IMMAF Team; Kooheji, Al Selwady and Harris compete in grappling

Brave News #2: Eldarov coaches Bahrain’s IMMAF Team; Kooheji, Al Selwady and Harris compete in grappling Brave News #2: Eldarov coaches Bahrain’s IMMAF Team; Kooheji, Al Selwady and Harris compete in grappling The second edition of Brave News, the weekly round-up of all things Brave-related, brings you up to date with everything going on around the biggest MMA promotion in the Middle East. While officials work hard to finalise the second semester calendar, athletes have been keeping busy competing in other disciplines, with both Hamza Kooheji and Carlston Harris picking up gold medals in different grappling tournaments worldwide. Speaking of the Guiana-born Welterweight, Harris made headlines this week as he openly challenged Mohammad Fakhreddine to a fight in Brazil, where he has lived and trained for the last 10 years. Meanwhile, Abdul Kareem Al Selwady has confirmed his participation in an upcoming grappling tournament in...

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Brave Combat Federation set for Brazil return in August; title fight probable

Brave Combat Federation set for Brazil return in August; title fight probable Brave Combat Federation set for Brazil return in August; title fight probable   As the birthplace of Mixed Martial Arts, Brazil has been home to some of the most extraordinary events in the sport’s young history. And after making its debut on the country last March, Brave Combat Federation is set for a quick return in August, according to leading MMA website Combate.com.   And not only that, but a championship bout might serve as the main event for Brave’s second ever event in Brazil. Officials told Combate.com that a title fight is “probable” for the event, who will be held on August 12th, most likely in Curitiba. The southern city is home to world-class gyms such as the legendary Chute Boxe, CM System and Rasthai.   Favourite to take the lead is...

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Brave’s Tahar Hadbi named second best Welterweight in France

Brave’s Tahar Hadbi named second best Welterweight in France Brave’s Tahar Hadbi named second best Welterweight in France After a No Contest against Englishman Carl Booth at Brave 5: Go For Glory’s main event, Tahar Hadbi has received a boost as he looks to climb his way towards a Brave title shot. The Frenchman was named the second best Welterweight fighter coming out of France. He’s now the number two ranked 77 kg. athlete in the country according to FightMatrix.   With a Mixed Martial Arts record of 13 wins, 6 losses and 1 No Contest, Hadbi was coming off three wins before making his Brave Combat Federation debut at last April’s India event, including a victory over veteran Yuki Sasaki. The only fighter ranked higher than Hadbi is current UFC representative Nordine Taleb, who fights out of the famed Tristar Gym in Canada.  ...

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Brave Combat Federation launches Film Production Unit with the launch of SMILE

Brave Combat Federation launches Film Production Unit with the launch of SMILE Brave Combat Federation launches Film Production Division with the launch of SMILE Brave Combat Federation has launched the trailer of SMILE, a documentary – drama based on the life and struggle of Elias “Smile” Boudegezdane, who is the first Brave Combat Federation featherweight champion. The release of the completed project is scheduled for 26th June, 2017. The initiative will shed light into the sport of MMA and the lives of fighters. The initiative also marks the launch of “Brave Films”, a film production segment by Brave Combat Federation. SMILE has been extensively shot in Montpellier, France and Abu Dhabi. The trailer gives a preview into the life of the current Brave Combat Federation featherweight champion and allows the audience to experience his life as an individual leading to his struggles to become the...

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After debut TKO win at Brave, Carlston Harris targets Fakhreddine next

After debut TKO win at Brave, Carlston Harris targets Fakhreddine next After debut TKO win at Brave, Carlston Harris targets Fakhreddine next Even though Carlston Harris is originally from Guyana, he counts Brazil as a second home where he’s been living for close to ten years. After debuting at Brave 3 with a stunning TKO over Thiago “Monstro” Vieira, Harris caught wind of Mohammad Fakhreddine’s intentions of fighting in Brazilian soil next and wants to test the Lebanese Welterweight skills.   “Moçambique” says he’s been studying up on Brave Welterweights and wasn’t necessarily impressed with Fakhreddine, even though “The Latest” has two wins inside the Brave cage, both by TKO.   “I mean, he’s got good hands and he’s explosive, but I’m not impressed. I train with very tough guys on a daily basis and if he wants to come to Brazil and fight, I’m...

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New YouTube show features round-up of Brave Combat Federation’s latest news

New YouTube show features round-up of Brave Combat Federation’s latest news New YouTube show features round-up of Brave Combat Federation’s latest news Brave Combat Federation has taken the latest step towards global expansion with the premier of Brave News, a weekly round-up of the promotion’s latest news and developments. Focused on the daily routine of fighters, plus fight announcements and other newsworthy subjects, Brave News aims to be the go-to show for everything Brave-related. Hosted by cage announcer Carlos Kremer, the first show is already available on YouTube and focuses on fighters such as Cristiano “Pequeno” Souza and Thiago “Monstro” Vieira, as they spend time away from their home country of Brazil to work with world-class athletes such as Phil Davis and Andy Souwer. Another segment shows how Muslim fighters are training during the sacred period of Ramadan. Welterweight phenom Mohammad Fakhreddine push to legalise...

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Lebanon’s Mohammad Fakhreddine Helping to introduce MMA in Syria

Lebanon’s Mohammad Fakhreddine helping to introduce MMA in Syria  Lebanon’s Mohammad Fakhreddine Helping to introduce MMA in Syria When he’s not finishing fights inside the Brave cage, Welterweight star Mohammad Fakhreddine is helping the expansion of mixed martial arts in Middle East in other ways. Born in Lebanon to a Syrian mother, “The Latest” is helping Syria with the process of MMA legalisation. He’s been invited to hold seminars there as the country prepares to introduce MMA to its list of legal sports. Fakhreddine has been in contact with Syrian martial artists through their muay thai federation and, after his lessons with local fighters, he was positively impressed with the level of their athletes. “The Syrian Muay Thai Federation invited me to hold a few seminars there just as they’re preparing to open up MMA in the country and legalise it. Their people have been...

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