BRAVE CF is truly the only global MMA Promotion from the Middle East

"...A Key mixed martial arts promotion out of the Middle East..."


"Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa is turning Bahrain into a stronghold for professional and amateur mixed martial arts"


"Bahrain shocks the world assembling the largest IMMAF world championship till date"


"Kingdom of Bahrain dominates world stage with the fastest growing mixed martial arts organisation in the world"


"Bahrain’s BRAVE CF set to become the global leader in MMA"


"BRAVE CF is at the forefront of digital sports with a new partnership with JioTV in India"


About Us

BRAVE®Combat Federation is the largest mixed martial arts promotion from the Middle East, based out of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Founded in 2016 with the support of His Highness Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the organization seeks to develop a worldwide sports media platform which unifies nations via the honouring of competitive sports, while elevating athletes to champion status.

BRAVE®CF has proudly featured mixed martial artists from 80 nations located in five continents participating in BRAVE Fights.

The promotion has 30 host countries hosting live mixed martial arts events, an absolute record in the industry. In each of these countries, the organization has left a lasting legacy, by lifting the local scene and connecting it to the international community.

The organization has achieved an unmatched level of success, leaving a lasting impact in multiple countries by connecting them to the international MMA community. India, Jordan, Indonesia, Colombia, and more have all been elevated, becoming integral in the global MMA scene.

BRAVE®Combat Federation alongside the holding company KHK MMA and the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Federation, also featured the first World IMMAF Championship outside of the USA, followed by two more in 2018 and 2019, creating an international platform for the global amateur mixed martial arts athletes.

President of BRAVE®CF since its inception as well as KHK MMA CEO, Mohammed Shahid created the world’s most rapidly expanding organization under His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa’s guidance. Shahid, a former MMA athlete, is now striving to better the sport and its athletes with the leadership’s backing, taking Bahrain MMA to new heights.

In July 2021, the World MMA Awards nominated BRAVE®Combat Federation for the first time ever as the Official Mixed Martial Arts Promotion of the Year.

BRAVE MMA Fights are aired through multiple media partners including Dazn, Okko, Fighting.de, Bahrain TV, LookSport, O2 TV, Fight Network, Meta and Youtube among others.

The organization set up multiple MMA gyms across the Kingdom of Bahrain and is looking to expand into other territories to get the fan closer to the sport.

The MMA Super Cup, established in 2022, is the only global competitive country vs country platform for amateur MMA Athletes.

In 2022, BRAVE®Combat Federation released the BRAVE TV App. Accessible on mobile, web and smart TV, it offers free BRAVECF fights, BRAVE®CF Live events, MMA updates, BRAVE®CF Fighter roster and more. The streaming service is set to become one of the premier MMA streaming apps, with both free fights and pay per view events.

The organization has achieved an industry-best in martial arts events and left a lasting effect in each country visited. It has raised the local MMA environment in places like India, Jordan, Indonesia, Colombia, etc. and connected them to the global mixed martial arts network.



In 2016, through the vision of His Highness Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth & Sports, President of the General Sports Authority, President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee; BRAVE®Combat Federation was established to transform the sport of mixed martial arts into a truly global sport...


President of BRAVE®CF - The mastermind who relentlessly executed the vision to create the fastest growing mixed martial arts organisation in the world in to reality. Mohammed Shahid is a former professional MMA fighter, who had experienced the sport as a competitor in its initial days and later made a difference for the sports and the athlete community with the support and guidance of Shaikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa.


To Reform the MMA industry from an event business to a sports business. To give opportunity to fighters and the whole industry globally regardless of marketability, language, nationality or religon. Talent will be the only variable.



To unite the global sport of mixed martial arts from gym to glory under a new model and global regulation structure.



We are BRAVE and we fight the bigger cause than ourselves. A global vision that will give a new opportunity to many. Tell stories that will bring national reform and give hope to millions.

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