BRAVE NEWS #24: Brave 9 and International Combat Week recap, KHK Boxing launched
Brave News, the online show that keeps fans around the world updated on the fastest-rising MMA promotion in the world, comes back this week with a recap of the greatest event in the company’s history. Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions broke all promotional records, crowning two new champions in Ottman Azaitar and Stephen Loman and saw the rising of new stars.
Azaitar beat Alejandro “Pato” Martínez in a main event full of excitement as he stifled the Mexican’s ground game and knocked his opponent out with a front kick to the body. Loman, on the other hand, was able to stay away from Gurdarshan Mangat’s powerful kicks to knock the Indo-Canadian out in the first round.
Four athletes were also awarded post-fight bonuses, as Felipe Efrain, Ahmed Amir, Bantamweight champ Stephen Loman and Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady were impressive at Brave 4 and got huge wins.
The International Combat Week was also marked by the IMMAF World Championships, which took place at the Khalifa Sports City Arena and placed Bahrain firmly as a force to be reckoned with in the international MMA scene as their team won five medals, two golds, and three bronzes and was the number two ranked team in the world, just behind of Sweden.
Last but not least, right after the success of Brave 9 and the IMMAF World Championships, it was announced His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa’s new endeavor: KHK Boxing. The new company was launched in a press conference in Bahrain and will promote boxing events around the world.
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