His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain, welcomed his son, His Highness Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the founder of BRAVE Combat Federation, to Sakhir Palace, yesterday, for a special meeting regarding the recent achievements of the fastest-growing mixed martial arts organization in the world.
During the meeting, His Majesty congratulated His Highness on the 50th event of BRAVE CF, which took place last April, in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Shaikh Khaled also briefed King Hamad on the success of the organization worldwide, after its launch almost five years ago.
In a total of 51 events since its inception in September of 2016, BRAVE CF has traveled to 22 different countries in 5 continents, and has made leaps and bounds in developing the sport around the globe, ranking in the highest place in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
His Majesty also praised the honorable achievements of the Kingdom of Bahrain in organizing successful sporting competitions on national, regional and international levels, which has strengthened its distinguished position in the world sports map, and transformed Bahrain into an ideal destination and a major center for combat sports.
Finally, King Hamad expressed his pride in the tireless work of Shaikh Khaled in supporting mixed martial arts and his initiatives to develop the sport.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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