Brave official statement on AIMMAF’s decision on Booth vs Hadbi
Brave Combat Federation was informed by the All India Mixed Martial Arts Federation, the independent commission responsible for the regulation affairs at Brave 5, that the result of the main event Carl Booth vs Tahar Hadbi was overturned into a No Contest. Brave had previously issued a statement informing the final result, originally a win for Carl Booth via unanimous decision was under investigation.
The president of AIMMAF Aditya PS justified the investigation based on timekeeping issues. Booth vs Hadbi was supposed to be a five-round main event but ended up going to the judges’ decision after the third round. “After a deep and detailed investigation, AIMMAF has identified the timekeeping mistake that caused the premature end of Brave 5 main event
“After a deep and detailed investigation, AIMMAF has identified the timekeeping mistake that caused the premature end of Brave 5 main event, Tahar Hadbi vs Carl Booth. Due to the circumstantial and rare nature of the issue found, AIMMAF considered appropriate to overturn the original result, a unanimous decision win for Booth, into a no-contest. Brave Combat Federation and the fighters involved in the bout have already been informed about the decision”, said the official statement.
Brave Combat Federation respects AIMMAF’s decision and acknowledges the Commission’s fair treatment of the subject, as well its quick response to the athletes, the promotion, and the fans.