Hardeep ‘Havoc’ Rai (1-0) will meet ex-Bellator fighter Alex ‘The Ice Cream Man’ Trinidad (2-1-0) in his second professional fight at Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions on 17th November in Bahrain. He made his professional debut at Brave 5 in Mumbai, India where he made a huge statement by submitting Arnan Chaiyasan in the first round (video below). Rai was the first British Asian to represent the UK in MMA and also the first fighter of Indian origin to win a medal at IMMAF, winning Bronze in the 2015 European Championships and Bronze in the 2016 World Championship.
Alex Trinidad from USA, has a record of 2-1-0 in his professional career and is one of the latest prospects added to the roster of Brave Combat Federation.
Brave 9: The Kingdom of Champions is set for November 17th, at the Khalifa Sports City Arena, as the promotion returns to the Kingdom of Bahrain after spending the year expanding its operations and putting on events in countries such as Brazil (twice), Mexico, Kazakhstan, India and the United Arab Emirates. Brave 9 will be the culmination of the International Combat Week, alongside the IMMAF World Championships, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa