Brave Combat Federation confirmed the first event in Europe by the promotion. The thirteenth edition of the event will be hosted on 9 June at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Brave Combat Federation is found by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who is the Fifth son of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, Bahrain.
The promotion had announced major expansion phase during 2018, focusing on additional geographic locations and expanding the roaster of fighters under contract with the promotion. Within one and a half years of establishment, Brave Combat Federation had facilitated events in Bahrain, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Jordan and Indonesia. Apart from hosting editions of the promotion in major geographic destinations, the Kingdom of Bahrain hosted the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA. Bahrain will also host 2018 and 2019 editions of the IMMAF World Championships during Brave International Combat Week with more global participation and with live broadcast coverage.
“We are looking towards a monumental year for Brave Combat Federation. The rapid expansion of Brave Combat Federation owes to the leadership and foresight of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa to establish mixed martial arts as a global sports that crosses barriers of geographies and languages. We are glad that our initiatives were successful in making a definitive impact upon the global mixed martial arts community and changed the sport for fighters around the world. We are committed to keep going at the same pace as aggressive as ever”, said Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation.