$100,000 prize announced for MMA competition held in Bahrain

BRAVE 29 will see four men compete for the top title on November 15

$100,000 prize announced for MMA competition held in Bahrain

The organisers of the MMA competition BRAVE 29 have announced that one talented fighter will win $100,000 and a belt made of 6.2kg worth of pure gold in Bahrain this November.

The KHK World Championships, held on Friday November 15, will see four men compete for the top title.

All athletes are allowed to take part in the event, regardless of weight class, provided they have at least one professional victory.
The special belt weighs more than the FIFA World Cup and the Wimbledon trophies, as well as the Vince Lombardi Trophy for NFL.

BRAVE CF’s president Mohammed Shahid said, “This is a big moment for MMA, something that His Highness Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa has visualized as an opportunity for another milestone for sports not just in the Kingdom of Bahrain but all over the world.”

The competition will form part of BRAVE International Combat week, which more than 500 athletes from 60 countries are set to take part in.

Khalifa Sport City will play host to the events, which are being by IMAAF, between November 11 and November 16.

Last year’s event saw 285 athletes from 51 nations coming to Bahrain, with Team Russia ultimately winning the competition.
IMMAF President Kerrith Brown said: “I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad al Khalifa, who as Youth and Sports Minister and national Olympic Committee President in Bahrain, has been the driving force behind the development of MMA in the region.

“We look forward to working again with the Bahrain MMA Federation and BRAVE to deliver another incomparable World Championship event for our athletes.”

Potential competitors will need to sign up on by contacting their national IMMAF or WMMAA affiliated national federation for information.

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