2022 BRAVE MMA SuperCup

See list of athletes by team


Quarter-finals Results

Semi-finals Results

Finals Results

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


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


Men’s Divisions

●  Bantamweight (135lbs)

●  Featherweight (145lbs)

●  Lightweight (155lbs)

●  Welterweight (170lbs)

●  Middleweight (185lbs)

●  Light Heavyweight (205lbs)

●  Heavyweight (265lbs)

Women’s Divisions

●  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.