FOX Sports Asia owned by the media giant FOX Networks Group praised the initiatives by the Kingdom of Bahrain under His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. Brave Combat Federation found by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa in Bahrain is currently the fastest growing mixed martial arts organisation in the world and the largest mixed martial arts organisation in Asia. 

The initiative by the Kingdom of Bahrain was credited for the growth of the sport in the region and for the global expansion of mixed martial arts. Currently Bahrain has secured the second spot in the world rankings released by IMMAF. Leading sports journalist, Harry Kettle praised the initiative by the Brave Combat Federation to take the sport to nations including Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates during 2018. Brave Combat Federation had provided an International platform especially for athletes from Asia to showcase their skills and compete globally.

Kingdom of Bahrain is the venue for Brave International Combat Week 2018 which will feature IMMAF-WMMAA Unified World Championships 2018 in which representation from over 100 nations are expected. The edition will feature Brave 18 on 16th November, 2018 which will feature a premium edition of the event featuring the best fighters in the promotion and multiple championship title fights taking place.