After the global success of Brave Combat Federation, Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa Sports (KHK Sports) have announced the launch of KHK Boxing. His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport, President of Bahrain Athletics Association officially launched KHK Boxing to promote combat sports in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Following the success of KHK MMA and Brave Combat Federation, KHK Boxing will support athletes and rising athletes in the Kingdom of Bahrain and on an international platform. This will provide a platform for athletes and aspiring boxers to train and compete professionally.
The inaugural event for KHK Boxing will be held on 9 December 2017 at Gimno Desportivo arena in Praia, Cape Verde with two professional contenders vying for the title African Heavyweight Champion. Faisal Arrami from KHK Boxing will face opponent Junior Maximus to compete for the title.
KHK Sports continues to support local and international athletes, whilst also encouraging the youth of Bahrain to engage and compete in sports. His Highness recognizes the importance of sporting events in promoting the Kingdom of Bahrain globally and enhancing the Kingdom’s tourism industry and the economy.