Philippines

  • Brave 22: Stephen Loman defends title against former champ Elias Boudegzdame

    Brave Bantamweight champion Stephen Loman has an opponent for his homecoming fight. Set to headline Brave 22 at the Mall of Asia Arena, in his home country of Philippines, “The Sniper” will take on dangerous submission artist and former Featherweight titleholder Elias Boudegzdame as he looks for an unprecedented...
  • Ahead of homecoming fight, Loman voted Brave’s Fighter of the Year

    Brave world champion Stephen Loman is your Brave Combat Federation Fighter of the Year for 2018. The Bantamweight king became the first champ to defend his crown twice in a row with dominant wins over Frans Mlambo and Felipe Efrain, after first capturing the title in late 2017. He’s...
  • Stephen Loman: from underdog to Brave world champion

    As he made the walk to Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions, Stephen Loman was being overlooked by fans as an underdog for Brave’s inaugural Bantamweight title fight. He was about to face Gurdarshan Mangat, who had impressed in his previous two promotional outings. However, less than five minutes...
  • Brave CF and the Philippines: a match made in heaven

    Since its inception, Brave Combat Federation has counted on Filipino fighters to raise its level and the support from the local fans has been outstanding in the promotion’s pursuit of worldwide recognition. Wherever Brave goes, athletes from the Philippines can always count on their fans to make themselves heard....
  • Mall of Asia Arena set to host first-ever Brave event in the Philippines

    Brave Combat Federation and the Philippines have a long-standing story which will have its biggest chapter on March 15th, when the biggest MMA promotion in the Middle East hosts an event in the country for the first time. And the venue for Brave 22 couldn’t be more appropriate for...
  • Brave 22: Champ Stephen Loman to defend title at home in the Philippines

    Brave Combat Federation’s Stephen Loman is set to defend his Bantamweight world championship in his home country. “The Sniper” will be the main event of Brave 22, which takes place at The Mall of Asia Arena, in Manila, Philippines, on March 15th. His opponent will be announced in the...
  • Brave Combat Federation sets date for Philippines debut

    Brave Combat Federation officials have announced the date for the promotion’s debut in the Philippines. Brave 22 will be held at the famous Mall of Asia, in Manila, on March 15th. It will mark the beginning of 2019 for the biggest combat sports property in the Middle East, and...
  • Brave to make Philippines debut in 2019

    Brave Combat Federation is going into new territory in 2019. The organization announced last week its first plans for the new year, and they include a maiden trip to the Philippines, home of bantamweight champion Stephen Loman. A date and place for the first-ever Brave event in the country...
  • Brave champ Stephen Loman admits to ‘pressure’ before win, wants to ‘defend belt as soon as possible’

    Bantamweight Stephen Loman made history at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions when he became the first-ever divisional titleholder after knocking out Gurdarshan Mangat in the first round. While his performance was picture-perfect, “The Sniper” admitted he felt extra pressure to succeed after his teammate and former MMA champion...