Brave Combat Federation has signed Harold Banario from Team Lakay, Philippines to compete in Brave 20. Harold Banario will replace Keith Lee who is out due to an injury. Harold will face Angad Bisht in a bantamweight bout. Harold has a professional record of four wins against a single loss. Currently, the bantamweight division of Brave Combat Federation features multiple fighters from Team Lakay including the reigning world champion, Stephen Loman.
Harold Banario will be returning to action after a gap of three years. Brave Combat Federation has confirmed to host an event in the Philippines during 2019. The global promotion based in the Kingdom of Bahrain has confirmed additional talent will be signed from the Philippines ahead of the event. Harold is the sole representative of Philippines in Brave 20. Harold was a part of the Philippine National team in 2012 for Wushu. He is the younger brother of former ONE featherweight champion Honorio Banario.
Brave 20 will take place on 22nd December at the Gachibowli Arena in Hyderabad, India. The event marks the return of the promotion after Brave 5: Go for Glory which was held in Mumbai during April 2017. Brave 20 will feature athletes from 10 nations featured in 9 professional bouts.