Brave Combat Federation to bring Pakistan’s first ever International Mixed Martial Arts event in October 2018
Fans of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Pakistan will finally be able to see an international standard fight in their home as an international MMA event is coming to Pakistan on October 27, 2018.
Brave Combat Federation (BCF) is bringing the first ever international Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event to Pakistan which will feature both international stars as well as local MMA fighters. The event will be held at Nishtar Park Sports Complex in Lahore.
Among the 20 fighters on the fight card, seven are from Pakistan: Abbas Khan, Sikandar Badar, Najam Khan, Haider “The Giant” Farman, Zia Mashwani, Mehmosh “The Renegade” Raza and Uloomi Karim Shaheen.
The announcement, which was made during the Brave Global Expansion 2018, stated that the Bahrain-based promotion is adding Pakistan to its pool of eight nations (Morocco, Colombia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, South Africa, Saudi Arabia and India) where next stage events will be hosted.
Brave Combat Federation recently entered into a partnership with ARY Communications Ltd, House of Rockville Pvt Ltd and MRG Pvt Ltd to form the company Brave Pakistan Pvt Ltd to bring Brave Combat Federation to Pakistan. Salman Iqbal representing ARY Communications Ltd, Saad Ali Khan representing House of Rockville, Jahangir Riaz, CEO of GreenHill Sports and Dewan Adil representing MRG Pvt Ltd signed the partnership agreement with Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation who was accompanied by Faisal Rehman.
Mohammed Shahid, President of the Brave Combat Federation, stated, “I am pleased to announce our partnership with ARY Communications Ltd. The partnership will ensure to direct our collective synergies towards developing the sport of Mixed Martial Arts in Pakistan. We are glad to work alongside top industry leaders including ARY Communications Ltd, GreenHill Sports and House of Rockville to bring this initiative to Pakistan. This initiative will create economic opportunities and strengthen the relationship between the two nations. We are thrilled to partner with ARY Communications in Pakistan and this marks a new chapter for sports media initiatives in Pakistan.”
Full Fight Card
Rodrigo Cavalheiro vs. Abdoul Abdouraguimov (Welterweight)
Jeremy Pacatiw vs. Uloomi Kareem (Bantamweight)
Ahmed Amir vs. John Brewin (Lightweight)
Frans Mlambo vs. Aidan James (Bantamweight)
Mehmosh Raza vs. Arben Escayo (Featherweight)
J P Buys vs. Gamzat Magomedov (Bantamweight)
Yibugele vs. Zia Mashwani (Featherweight)
Haider Farman vs. Ariel Oliveros (Strawweight)
Najam Khan vs. Mohammed Wasim (Welterweight)
Abbas Khan vs. Sikander Badar (Amateur Welterweight)
Brave Combat Federation
Brave Combat Federation was born in Bahrain, at the heart of the Middle East. Founded in 2016, it is the brainchild of Bahraini royal family member Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. Brave has staged events in Bahrain, UAE, Brazil, India, Mexico, Jordan, Indonesia, United Kingdom and Morocco.