BRAVE Combat Federation, founded under the visionary leadership of His Highness Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Prince of Bahrain, has etched its name in the annals of mixed martial arts history by setting an unprecedented record at BRAVE CF 74. The event, which unfolded in Nantes on September 7, marked a monumental achievement as it made France the 29th nation to host a BRAVE CF spectacle. This historic feat has solidified BRAVE CF's status as the first and only organization to accomplish such a remarkable global reach.
Since its inception at BRAVE CF 1 in September 2016, the ethos of BRAVE Combat Federation has revolved around its commitment to traverse the globe and create a thriving global ecosystem that encompasses all nations and communities. Over nearly seven years of relentless dedication, the organization has not only claimed the largest market share in Europe and Asia but has also risen as the premier sports media property in the Middle East. Above all, BRAVE CF has transcended boundaries to become the most globally-recognized promotion in the world of mixed martial arts, setting a world record for the highest number of countries visited by any MMA company.
The initial years of BRAVE CF's journey were marked by a whirlwind tour of the MMA world. Between 2016 and 2017, the organization hosted events in Bahrain, Brazil, the UAE, India, Kazakhstan, and Mexico, laying the foundation for its international aspirations in its very first year of operations.
In 2018, the promotion continued its mission by embarking on a monumental journey, organizing 12 events in 12 different countries. This included expanding its footprint to Jordan, Indonesia, Pakistan, and Colombia. It was also a year of historic firsts, as BRAVE CF became the first global organization to host a show in Africa, particularly in Morocco, and ventured into Europe with an event in Northern Ireland. BRAVE CF concluded that remarkable year with triumphant shows in South Africa, India, and Saudi Arabia.
The subsequent years witnessed BRAVE CF's unceasing global expansion, with debut events in the Philippines, England, Romania, Kyrgyzstan, Slovenia, and Sweden.
In 2021, the organization intensified its efforts to nurture mixed martial arts in Europe, hosting events in Russia, Belarus, Italy, Poland, and Serbia, and returning for special fight nights in Bahrain and Kazakhstan. In 2022, BRAVE CF continued its global conquest, venturing into Far East Asia with a fight night in South Korea and returning to Europe for its first-ever show in Germany.
The year 2023 has seen BRAVE CF's triumphant return to Serbia, Slovenia, Bahrain, and Colombia. With the historic event in France, BRAVE CF has cemented its status as the most globally-reaching promotion in the world of mixed martial arts, a milestone that stands as an unmatched achievement in the industry today.
BRAVE CF's remarkable journey exemplifies its unwavering commitment to bringing the world of MMA to every corner of the globe, fostering diversity, and uniting nations through the power of combat sports. As the organization continues to break new ground, the world eagerly anticipates what lies ahead on this incredible global MMA odyssey
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Indomitable feat achieved by BRAVE Combat Federation.
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