After a groundbreaking year that saw BRAVE Combat Federation hold multiple live events in Europe and Asia, the Bahrain-based global promotion is gearing up for its final extravaganza of 2021.
Brave Combat Federation, the fastest-growing mixed martial arts promotion in the world today with global presence in five continents, is paying tribute to Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao.
Filipino hard-hitter Rolando “The Incredible” Dy will keep a close eye on the BRAVE CF Lightweight World Championship clash between division kingpin Amin “Fierceness” Ayoub of France and arch-nemesis Ahmed “The Butcher” Amir of Egypt.
Since its emergence in the mainstream consciousness of the North American audience in 1993, mixed martial arts (MMA) has charted one of the most remarkable trajectories of growth that the world has ever witnessed in a sport.
Fighters Only Magazine, fondly referred to as the bible of mixed martial arts, recently announced the nominees for the 22 trophies up for grabs at its 13th Annual World MMA Awards.
BRAVE CF may have firmly established its roots in the Kingdom of Bahrain under the guidance of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, but it did not hinder the promotion from going beyond its borders to establish itself as one of the major players in the sport today.
Since its inaugural card in 2016, BRAVE CF has spearheaded 51 live events in five continents and has visited 22 different countries, including Russia, Sweden, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Mexico and the Philippines.
BRAVE CF lightweight contender Rolando “The Incredible” Dy entered a new phase of his life nearly a year ago when he and his wife, Stephanie, welcomed their first child, Joy Gabrielle, to the world.
MMA is still relatively new to France after the legalization of the sport in January 2020, but it is developing quickly and there are plenty of outstanding homegrown talents climbing their way up the ranks in BRAVE Combat Federation.
Ylies “Broly” Djiroun, one of BRAVE Combat Federation’s prized recruits earlier this year, has been a professional mixed martial artist since 2011 with 24 bouts to his name.