MMA Super Cup will be available for subscribers to watch live at immaf.tv as eight nations teams battle it out to determine who is the greatest in amateur MMA. The event streams live on 9, 10 and 12 March at immaf.tv.
Time zone: GST / UTC+3
Wednesday 9 March – Quarterfinals
9:00 hrs: Oceania vs Ireland
12:30 hrs: Mexico vs Arab Champions
16:00 hrs: Kazakhstan vs Balkan Champions
19:30 hrs: Bahrain vs Kazakhstan
Thursday 10 March – Semi-Finals
15:00 hrs: Semi Finals (1)
18:30 hrs: Semi Finals (2)
Saturday 12 March – Finals
14:30 hrs: Opening Ceremony
15:00 hrs: Loser of Semi-Finals (1) vs Loser of Semi-Finals (2)
18:30 hrs: Finals
Organised by BRAVE CF as part of BRAVE International Combat Week, the MMA Super Cup presents the some of the strongest, national amateur MMA teams in the world, according to the IMMAF World Amateur MMA rankings alongside wildcard teams. The teams will be facing off to determine the greatest nation(s) in MMA and for the opportunity to win cash prizes of US$100,000, US$75,000 and US$50,000 for first to third place respectively. The prize money is intended to fund the development of the next generation of MMA athletes in the winning nations through their IMMAF affiliated national federations.
Competing teams are Arab Champions, Bahrain, Balkan Champions, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Oceania Champions, Ireland and Tajikistan.
Each team will be fielding nine athletes and each team match-up will consist of nine bouts between the fighters of each of male and female weight division (listed below). The team that records the most wins in A nations’ match-up, will be declared the winner.
The draw is already set for the tournament’s first round, the quarterfinals. The opening day of competition will see infamous national rivals face down as Oceania Champions are set to compete against Team Ireland. Team Bahrain will take on Team Tajikistan, while Team Kazakhstan is set to meet the Balkan Champions and Team Mexico opposes the Arab Champions.
● Bantamweight (135lbs)
● Featherweight (145lbs)
● Lightweight (155lbs)
● Welterweight (170lbs)
● Middleweight (185lbs)
● Light Heavyweight (205lbs)
● Heavyweight (265lbs)
● Flyweight (125lbs)
● Bantamweight (135lbs)
The MMA Super Cup takes place under IMMAF Amateur MMA Rules and World Anti Doping Agency Rules. All competitors will be medically precleared by Safe MMA.
The MMA Super Cup takes place between March 8 to March 12, during BRAVE International Combat Week, with BRAVE CF 57 taking place on Friday 11 and an Opening Ceremony on 8 March.