Brave Combat Federation Looking to Book First-Ever Event in the Philippines Next Year

Bahrain based global mixed martial arts promotion, Brave Combat Federation announced that projects to host events in Philippines are in progress. Brave Combat Federation is an initiative under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain. Mohammed Shahid, President of the Brave Combat Federation confirmed that the organisation is working towards hosting a premium edition of the event in Philippines.

He stressed that his elite team is currently on works to ensure that there will be an event hosted in the near future in Philippines. Brave Combat Federation had featured martial artists from Philippines in events hosted in Bahrain, Brazil, UAE, India, Mexico, Jordan, Indonesia, United Kingdom and Morocco.

The promotion had been actively working with Team Lakay, which is noted as Asia’s top fight team in 2018. Stephen Loman from Team Lakay is currently the youngest champion in Brave Combat Federation which features an extensive roaster of athletes from 42 nations.

Stephen Loman is also the only Filipino to defend the championship in the United Kingdom and the youngest champion in the promotion to successfully defend the championship.

Mohammed Shahid has confirmed that the Bahrain based global promotion is working towards making an event in 2019 a reality. Also confirmed was that there will be a strong presence of fighters from Philippines in the fight cards hosted during 2018 alongside a sizeable representation of fighters from Philippines in the fight card hosted in Philippines.

Brave Combat Federation had been working closely alongside the expatriate community in Philippines apart from the Embassy of Philippines in Bahrain to highlight the growing Filipino athletes who represent the community in the international levels.

“Philippines had been a focus for Brave Combat Federation from the very beginning. From time and time warriors from Philippines had proved that they not only have the skill to compete in the International level but also have the heart that matters when it comes to combat sports.

The fighters respect the sport and are model athletes with their attitude and respect towards the sport and will play a crucial role during the coming editions of Brave Combat Federation”, said Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation.


Author: Robert Belen

Robert Belen is a long-time combat sports writer for dSource Boxing. An avid sports fan, he knows no fear nor partiality in his reporting. If you have a problem with him, tell it to his face. (We bid you not.) You can follow him on Twitter @robertbelen

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