Brave 17 to feature 5 Pakistani professional athletes
Brave Combat Federation confirmed that the first ever International mixed martial arts event to be hosted in Pakistan will give opportunity for 5 Pakistani professional athletes to compete at the global level. The initiative will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports from the Kingdom of Bahrain. The five athletes featured are Uloomi Karim, Mehmosh Raza, Zia Mashwani, Haider Farman and Najam Khan.
Uloomi Karim will be featured in the co-main event where he will face Jeremy Pacatiw from Team Lakay, Philippines. Mehmosh Raza from Pakistan will face Arben Escayo from Philippines, Zia Mashwani from Pakistan will face Yibugele from China, Haider Farman from Pakistan will face Ariel Oliveros from Philippines and Najam Khan from Pakistan will face Mohammed Wasim from Afghanistan. The event marks for the first time most number of Pakistani athletes are represented at the same time in an International mixed martial arts promotion.
The event marks the first of its kind featuring maximum number of Pakistani professional athletes in a global platform. Pakistan marks the 12th nation to host Brave Combat Federation. Previously Brave Combat Federation had hosted events in Bahrain, UAE, Brazil, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Jordan, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Colombia and Morocco. The event will be held on 27th October at the Nishtar Park Sports Complex in Lahore, Pakistan. The event will be broadcasted live on Abu Dhabi Sports in Middle East and North Africa. Brave Combat Federation has announced that Brave TV, an initiative developed in Bahrain will make sure that digital broadcast will be facilitated live by pay per view in geographies that doesn’t have existing broadcast partners for the promotion.