Brave CF becomes the first global promotion to host event in Africa
"What's up Brave nation! I'm super thrilled to announce that we will be entering the continent of Africa on August 18. Our destination for our first event on the continent of Africa is Morocco."
-Mohammed 'The Hawk' Shahid
Brave 14 will be hosted in Tangier, Morocco on 18 August, 2018. The event will be held under the patronage of His Majesty Mohammed VI, the King of Morocco. Brave Combat Federation announced the latest development on the 49th edition of Brave News which was released on Sunday. With this step, Brave Combat Federation is the first global mixed martial arts organization to host a global MMA event in the continent of Africa.
Brave 14 marks the first event after the promotion made entry to Europe with Brave 13 hosted in Belfast, United Kingdom. There had been speculation regarding possible destinations including South Africa, Brazil, Philippines, and Spain. The promotion has made clear that hosting events in these destinations are still in the pipeline. Prior to entry into African continent, the promotion secured extensive broadcast coverage in Africa through a partnership with StarSat and Vodacom. The event will also establish a base for upcoming events by Brave Combat Federation in the continent of Africa.
The promotion is currently broadcasting live on Abu Dhabi Sports, Combate, StarSat, Vodacom, Ran Fighting, and Fite TV. Through broadcast expansion, Brave CF is aiming to reach 140 nations by the end of 2018, and will host a minimum of eight events during the second half of 2018, which includes the 2018 Brave International Combat Week which will be hosted in the Kingdom of Bahrain.