Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, founder of Brave Combat Federation has made an open statement in support to Zubaira Tukhugov, who was pulled from his fight against Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton. Tukhugov was involved in the chaos that broke loose after the main event at UFC 229 between the teammates of Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tukhugov even bragged in the social media about his involvement in the brawl, stating he “slapped as promised.”