Bahrain: The battle between India and Pakistan inside the BRAVE Combat Federation Arena ended with the Indian flag waving around the MMA cage, as Mohammad Farhad, from Maharashtra, defeated Pakistan’s Kareem Uloomi via knockout in the second round.
One of the most anticipated matches of BRAVE CF 47: Asian Domination, event held this Thursday March 11 at the Arad Fort, in Arad, Kingdom of Bahrain, Mohammed Farhad vs Kareem Uloomi quickly proved why it was drawing so much attention.
As soon as the bell rang, the two men went for it and started trading blows in the center of the cage. Despite facing a tough and resilient opponent, Farhad’s win came through the core Indian values of skill, composure, intelligence, and lots of heart.
After almost dropping Uloomi in the first round, Farhad was caught by surprise with a hand and got himself under pressure. “Sher-e-Hind”, as he’s also known as, bravely resisted and, when the odds seemed to have turned against him, got a one-punch knockout.
Speaking after the emblematic victory, Farhad dedicated the win to his home country. “I represent 1.1 billion people, we are Indians, that’s what we are all about! It’s your strength that pushes me, I knew I could do it from the moment we stepped into the cage. Thank you!”, he said.
“I am really thankful to Founder of Brave Conbat federation HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad & President Mohammad Shahid for giving the opportunity to promote and compete in international platform for Brave combat federation the fastest growing MMA promotions in the world,” said Mohammad Mansoor, Vice President, Brave Combat Federation for India and South East Asia.
He further said that there is lot of hidden talent in India. “What we need is to give proper training and exposure to them. We are planning to speak to our honorable sports minister of Índia to strengthen sports tie between the countries,” he added.
BRAVE Combat Federation, the premier global MMA promotion founded by His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, from Bahrain, will hold three more events in its home nation in the upcoming weeks, culminating in the organization’s historical 50th fight night at April 1.
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