- 8 – 12 March 2022
- Khalifa Sports City Arena, Bahrain
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The MMA Super Cup is jointly organised by the IMMAF, KHK Sports, Bahrain MMA Federation, and BRAVE Combat Federation. Watch the broadcast live on 9, 10 and 12 March 2022 at immaf.tv.
The MMA Super Cup presents amateur MMA’s top teams in a three-round, knock-out tournament with huge cash prizes on the line – US$100,000 for the winner, US$75,000 for second place and US$50,000 for third place. The money is directed at funding the development of the next generation of MMA athletes within the winning nations.
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.
The schedule for the week is as follows
Tuesday, March 8th , 11am AST (UTC+3)
11.00am to 4.00 pm – Athlete Check-In Day at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, Manama)
4:00pm – 4:30pm – Rules briefing & house keeping (Wyndham Garden Hotel, Manama)
7.00pm – Opening Ceremony at Khalifa Sports City
Wednesday, March 9th, 9am AST (UTC+3) – Quarter-finals (Khalifa Sports City)
9am – Match 1:Oceania Champions vs. Ireland
12pm – Match 2: Mexico vs. Arab Champions
3pm – Match 3: Kazakhstan vs. Balkan Champions
6pm – Match 4: Bahrain vs. Tajikistan
Thursday, March 10th, 3pm AST (UTC+3) – Semi-Finals
3pm – Semi-Final 1: Ireland vs. Mexico
6pm – Semi-Final 2: Kazakhstan vs. Tajikistan
Friday, March 11th
BRAVE CF 57
Saturday, March 12th, 3pm AST (UTC+3) – Finals and 3rd Place Matches
14:30 hrs: Opening Ceremony
15:00 hrs: Loser of Semi-Finals (1) vs Loser of Semi-Finals (2)
18:30 hrs: Finals
● Bantamweight (135lbs)
● Featherweight (145lbs)
● Lightweight (155lbs)
● Welterweight (170lbs)
● Middleweight (185lbs)
● Light Heavyweight (205lbs)
● Heavyweight (265lbs)
● Flyweight (125lbs)
● Bantamweight (135lbs) The MMA SuperCup takes place under IMMAF Amateur MMA Rules and World Anti-Doping Agency Rules. All competitors will be medically precleared by Safe MMA.