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Bahrain and Ireland to meet for the $100K At MMA Super Cup Finale

LockerRoom Team
12 March 2022

The 2022 BRAVE International Combat Week is set to conclude today, Saturday March 12. Being held under the patronage of HH Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the General Sports Authority, and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, the event is organised by the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Association (BMMAF) in cooperation with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and KHK SPORTS from 8-12 March at Khalifa Sports City hall.

The last day of the event will feature the final match-up of MMA Super Cup which will see Bahrain's national team going head to head against Ireland; a match-up for third place will also be held between Mexico and Uzbekistan. It's worth noting that the Kingdom's men advanced to the final game after putting on a great performance to sink Tajikistan 5-3 in the quarterfinals. Meanwhile, Ireland squeezed past Mexico thanks to a narrow 5-4 win.

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Team Bahrain eyes winning gold today at Khalifa Sports City hall when they take on Ireland in the final of the first-ever MMA Super Cup. The team is armed with the support of HH Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, whose presence represents a great motivator for the team.

Coach Elder Eldarov, Team Bahrain Head Coach and BRAVE CF Super Lightweight champion confirmed that the team has reached full readiness for the final fight, adding that the fighters are armed with the support, follow-up, and interest of HH Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the main supporter of the team, noting that His Highness' support gives the team members an edge over their counterparts.

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He explained that the Bahraini team's qualification for the final is an indication of the high capabilities that the team possesses and the high levels that it showed in the previous rounds, indicating that the team is looking forward to achieving the title of the first edition of the MMA Super Cup.

Eldarov also noted that the final match will not be easy, especially since the opponent is the Irish team, which has good fighters who delivered remarkable performances throughout the tournament.


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