Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation had revealed that bantamweight champion, Stephen Loman from Team Lakay will be in action defending the championship yet again in 2018. Stephen Loman is the second champion in Brave Combat Federation who will defend his championship twice in 2018. Earlier, Brave Combat Federation had announced that the submission specialist from Algeria, Elias Boudegzdame will defend his championship against Bubba Jenkins who is an NCAA division 1 champion.
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 Philippines by 2019 a reality. 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.