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Bahrain fifth in amateur MMA world rankings

Other Sports
Thu, 07 Dec 2017


KHK MMA Fight Team, representing the Kingdom of Bahrain, has been placed fifth in world rankings for amateur Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).

Bahrain has beaten major countries such as the US, Russia, the UK, Brazil, Mexico and China, among others, to get ranked as a major power in the amateur MMA rankings.

Bahraini fighters have showcased a dominant performance during the 2017 IMMAF World Championship which helped Bahrain improve its rankings.

The Kingdom has already been selected as the venue for the upcoming 2018 IMMAF World Championships due to the immense growth of the sport in the country.

The 2017 IMMAF World Championships were held under the patronage of Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions was held under the patronage of Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

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