Bahrain Host Inaugural 2022 MMA SuperCup This Week In Association With IMMAF

    ByRoss Markey

    Mar 7, 2022
    MMA SuperCup

    The Kingdom of Bahrain is set to both field a team and host the first instalment of an amateur MMA SuperCup this week from March 9. – 12. – with a tournament format consisting of eight worldwide teams set to compete for a grand prize of $100,000.

    The 3-day event, which is scheduled to take place during the BRAVE CF International Combat Week, is in association with IMMAF (International Mixed Martial Arts Federation). 

    The tournament format begins on Wednesday, March 9. – with eight teams competing to move onto Thursday’s semi final, and then eventually on March 12. for a grand final.

    In the opening bracket, Team Ireland – featuring head coach, Andy Ryan, and Team Manager, Liam Og-Griffin, take on Team Oceania. On the opposite side of the bracket, Team Kazakhstan meet with Team Balkan Champs. In the other two quarter final showings, Team Bahrain meet with Team Tajikistan, while Team Mexico draw Team Arab Champs. 

    The eventual MMA SuperCup victors will receive a prize of $100,000, while runners up with net $75,000. And the third best-placed team will receive a cash prize of $50,000. Prize money received by winning teams is intended to help the development of each winning federation in their respective nations and regions. 

    Each of the competing teams will bring nine competitors, both male and female, and can utilize three substitute competitors – two males, and a female throughout the MMA SuperCup. 

    Current MMA will be providing MMA SuperCup recaps and results throughout the week, with an official stream of the MMA SuperCup available at IMMAF.TV.