Mohammed Shahid, President of Brave Combat Federation has announced that three athletes from the United Kingdom has signed to compete in the ninth edition of Brave Combat Federation to be hosted in Bahrain during 17th November. Carl Booth, Charlie Leary and Hardeep Rai will compete in Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. He also announced that more nations are preparing to take part in the mega event hosted in Bahrain during the 2017 Brave International Combat Week.

Carl Booth is one of the top fighters in the welterweight division and had been a championship title contender at Brave Combat Federation. Carl Booth will face Jarrah Hussein Al-Silawi from Jordan in the welterweight matchup. Charlie Leary is a multi-time champion from the United Kingdom who became famous for one of the best first-round fights of the year when he faced Ottman Azaitar in UAE. Charlie Leary will be fighting Daniele Scatizzi who trains in the same gym as Conor McGregor. Hardeep Rai, a UK citizen is the only fighter of Indian origin to win a medal at IMMAF World Championship. Hardeep Rai will be facing Alex Trinidad who is an ex-Bellator fighter.

The 2017 Brave International Combat Week also features IMMAF World Championships held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa