Bahrain To Host First-Ever World MMA Championship

Bahrain Combat Sports Council Member and Bahrain Jiujitsu Federation President Redha Ibrahim Monfaridi at the announcement.
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The Kingdom of Bahrain is hosting the first edition of the World Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Teams Championship, as Bahrain MMA Federation (BMMAF) confirmed that it is organising the event from December 1, 2020, to December 5, 2020, in cooperation with the International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and Brave Combat Federation (CF).

This was announced in a press conference held on February 29, 2020, at Bahrain National Stadium in Isa Town.

Bahrain has demonstrated to all its great ability to host various international sporting events, especially the World Amateur MMA Championship, which it was hosted for three consecutive years.

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16 teams for men from different countries will compete for the title, while eight women teams are participating. A total of USD360,000 has been allocated for the prizes of winners, as the first, second, third and fourth place winners of the men’s category will receive USD100,000, USD70,000, USD50,000 and USD30,000, respectively. The first four teams in the women’s category will receive cash prizes of USD50,000, USD30,000, USD20,000 and USD10,000.

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