A new Bantamweight World Champion will be crowned when BRAVE Combat Federation returns to the beautiful Kingdom of Bahrain for the highly-anticipated BRAVE International Combat Week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“I’m taking on a very dangerous man who is maybe the top-ranked fighter in the division now next to the bantamweight king, Bibiano [Fernandes]. It’s not an easy fight, by any means. Lineker has a lot of power.” – Stephen Loman, Team Lakay
Rolando Dy desperately wants a shot at the BRAVE CF Lightweight World Championship after getting a new lease on life in the 155-pound weight class by defeating top-level opposition last year.
Jackie Buntan, a rising Filipina-American striking star, will be in for a tough outing when she faces highly touted Thai prospect Wondergirl Fairtex next week.
Mark Striegl reveals he is now healthy and ready to fight again. He will have his second UFC fight in April with details still kept under wraps.