by BRAVE CF
Posted on Oct 07, 2020
BRAVE Combat Federation's quick rise to becoming the largest sports property in the Middle East is a testament to its revolutionary vision and power, according to leaders in combat sports.
BRAVE CF may only be four years old but its influence in the sports world, especially in the Middle East, has been tremendous. This is reflected in its recent milestone in becoming the largest sports property in the Middle East.
After its inception in 2016, BRAVE CF quickly expanded its operations overseas and has left its mark with events in 20 countries while also developing operations in Indonesia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Pakistan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan, having its footprints in South, West, Central, and Southeast Asia.
Combat sports leaders lauded the achievements of BRAVE CF stating that combat sports has entered a new beginning since the inception of the fastest-growing MMA organization in the world.
"Under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Khaled Bin Hamad al Khalifa BRAVE CF has been absolutely phenomenal. To be an organization born out of a small Island and to have an impact on the global scene that it has is phenomenal." said H.E. Redha Munfaredi, Member of Shura Council - Bahrain, Jiu-Jitsu Bahrain Federation Sports Director.
"BRAVE CF impacted our federation just as it has the other combat sports federations by popularizing the sports of martial arts because BRAVE CF is specifically for MMA. It has affected all martial arts regionally and internationally." he added.
“Brave CF is opening doors and providing opportunities for fighters and gyms all across the Middle East. It has an indelible impact on the MMA scene in the region and I have no doubt it will continue to provide an excellent platform for fighters for many years to come.“ said Faris Ghazi Al Gosaibi, President, Bahrain Karate Federation.
Echoing a similar view, the President of the Bahrain Kickboxing Federation, Ahmed Khalid Al-Wazzan said, "Under the guidance and futuristic vision of his Highness Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Brave CF started a breakthrough revolution in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. It has now become a huge promotion that has spread out to the whole world"
Mohammed Ali Qamber, President of Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation (BMMAF) agreed saying, "We are not surprised at how BRAVE CF has improved MMA, it has now become one of the biggest promotions in the world, it has developed so many fighters and are now even helping IMMAF." he said, "Of course this is all due to His Highness Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Godfather of MMA in Bahrain. We are proud to have this brand here in Bahrain, we are all working to make this brand even bigger in the region and in the world. Of course my good friend Mohammed Shahid is the one bringing this to reality." he added.
"Mixed martial arts in Bahrain was a dying sport, it was a trend and the trend disappeared but since His Highness Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced that he was planning to make a revolution in mixed martial arts things have been buzzing again" said Mohammed Janahi, President of the Bahrain Sambo Federation.
Faris Ghazi Al Gosaibi President Bahrain Karate Federation praised BRAVE's revolutionary impact saying, "Brave CF has opened doors and provided opportunities for fighters and gyms all across the Middle East’’.
Bahrain Wrestling Association Chairman Obada Al Mulla praised the achievement of BRAVE saying, "It is a remarkable achievement, BRAVE CF has made the Kingdom a central hub for MMA within a short period of time.