Bahrain based mixed martial arts promotion which is an initiative under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa will hold the eighth edition of Brave Combat Federation in Curitiba, Brazil on 12th August, 2017. This marks the second time that the Bahrain based sports promotion is hosted in Brazil. For the first time 2 championship matches will be held in the event.
In the main event, Timo Feucht from Germany will face Klidson Farias from Brazil in a Light Heavyweight championship title match while in the co-main event, Mohammed Fakhreddine from Lebanon will face Carl Booth from the United Kingdom in a Welterweight Championship title match. The event marks the first time a Middle Eastern sports promotion organizing championship matches in Brazilian soil. Previously the championship match was at Brave 4 held at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and was between Elias Boudegzdame from France and Masio Fullen from Mexico. Elias won the featherweight championship by submitting the former UFC fighter from Mexico.
The resulting outcome is significant as the Kingdom of Bahrain will be awaiting to host the event during November, coinciding with the 2017 IMMAF Amateur World Championship.