Category Archives: India MMA News

After debut win at Brave 5, Alejandro Martínez calls out Abdul-Kareem Al Selwady

After debut win at Brave 5, Alejandro Martínez calls out Abdul-Kareem Al Selwady After debut win at Brave 5, Alejandro Martínez calls out Abdul-Kareem Al Selwady Former TUF America Latina competitor Alejandro Martínez started his Brave career with a stunning TKO victory over veteran Paulo “Bananada” Silva. Looking to keep active, “Pato” called out long-time rival and fellow Brave Lightweight Abdul-Kareem Al Selwady for a fight “as soon as possible”. After Al Selwady’s win against Rami Aziz on the main event for Brave 1, Martínez used social media to taunt the Jordanian, claiming he hadn’t fought a real fighter. A few months later, the Mexican signed with Brave, and after taking care of business against “Bananada’, demanded a fight with Al Selwady. “I know Al Selwady just watched me, and he still hasn’t fought a real Lightweight like me. He knows where I am and...

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Morceguinho forced out of Brave 6 card due to illness

Morceguinho forced out of Brave 6 card due to illness Morceguinho forced out of Brave 6 card due to illness Brave’s first inclusion into Central Asia has taken a hit as Brazilian Julio Cesar Morceguinho has been forced out of the Brave 6: Kazakhstan card due to illness. The Featherweight phenom has gone down with Dengue Fever and will not be able to fight Ukrainian Bahtiyar Arzumanov, Brave officials announced today. Morceguinho’s replacement will be decided soon as Arzumanov remains on the card. The Bellator veteran was due to make his second Brave appearance, after starting off with a win over fellow Brazilian Fernando Colman, at Brave 3. Morceguinho holds an impressive professional record of 33 wins with only one defeat. His opponent, Bahtiyar Arzumanov, is going to make his Brave debut and brings with him a 9-2 professional record. The Ukrainian is coming off...

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Bodyline becomes fitness partner of next BOOM MMA event

Bodyline becomes fitness partner of next BOOM MMA event Bodyline becomes fitness partner of next BOOM MMA event Last year Fitexpo hosted biggest fitness event in entire Eastern india and with support of Fitexpo, BOOM MMA 5 also took place along with it. BOOM MMA is running since 2012 and since last event in Fitexpo, BOOM MMA got the push it needed. BOOM MMA announced their next event which will be taking place at Khudiram indoor stadium in kolkata at 7th may 2017. This time also Fitexpo is with BOOM MMA as they are the official endorsed partner and Bodyline becomes fitness partner of next event. Director of Bodyline and convener of Fitexpo Mr. Gagan Sachdev is really supportive toward the growth of MMA and helping out up and coming promotion to set a platform for Indian fighter with all the possible support.  ...

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Brave Combat Federation Fight Night Results: Mangat, Farhad and Hardeep emerge victorious in Mumbai

Brave Combat Federation Fight Night Results: Mangat, Farhad and Hardeep emerge victorious in Mumbai Brave Combat Federation Fight Night Results: Mangat, Farhad and Hardeep emerge victorious in Mumbai The first edition of the Brave Combat Federation in Mumbai, witnessed Gurdarshan Mangat, Mohammad Farhad, Carl Booth and Hardeep Rai emerging victorious. In the co-main event, Gurdarshan Mangat scored a victory through unanimous decision against veteran Abdul Muneer. The day long event featured ten bouts featuring athletes from 11 nations. The event was sanctioned by All India Mixed Martial Arts Federation. Mohammad Farhad representing Team Relentless scored his 11th technical knockout victory in dominating fashion over Irfaan Khan. Hardeep Rai forced his opponent to submit in style in the opening match of the fight night. The co-main event of the evening featured fierce rivalry between Abdul Muneer and Gurdarshan Mangat. Two of the India’s leading mixed martial...

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Boom MMA is back May 7th

Boom MMA is back May 7th Boom MMA is back May 7th After a very successful 2 days event BOOM MMA 5 last year in Fitexpo, BOOM MMA is returning with BOOM MMA 6 – IPFL. BOOM MMA has announced their next event will be taking place at Khudiram indoor stadium in Kolkata,  India on 7th may. BOOM MMA is now owned by TCC pvt limited and event will be sanctioned and supported by Combat Sports Association – CSA. Many fighters from all over india and few international fighter will be competing. Main attraction of this event will be the 8 man elimination tournament for the Undisputed BOOM Featherweight title where current champion Mohammadullah Omar Imandost will put his title on the line . Former BOOM MMA bantamweight title contender Ateet Kelvin gupta is also confirmed to compete. There will also be many other up and coming fighter...

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Marc Goddard to officiate for Brave Combat Federation in India

Marc Goddard to officiate for Brave Combat Federation in India Marc Goddard to officiate for Brave Combat Federation in India Brave Combat Federation has confirmed that Marc Goddard will officiate the fifth edition of the event in India. Marc has officiated high profile fights in multiple promotions around the world. Marc Goddard transitioned into the role of a referee, after an acclaimed career as a martial artist. Goddard retired from competing as an MMA fighter after having amassed a respectable record of 7-6-1 while competing against some of best fighters in the United Kingdom. But once he made the transition to the role of an official, he had constantly been one among the top 5 referees in the world. Goddard has been all over the globe refereeing fights on the biggest stages. UFC, Bellator, Cage Warriors, Brave Combat Federation were some of the biggest platforms that featured...

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PRESS RELEASE: BRAVE SIGNS HARDEEP RAI TO FACE ARNAN CHAIYASAN IN INDIA

PRESS RELEASE: BRAVE SIGNS HARDEEP RAI TO FACE ARNAN CHAIYASAN IN INDIA   BRAVE SIGNS HARDEEP RAI TO FACE ARNAN CHAIYASAN IN INDIA Brave Combat Federation has announced the latest signing of Hardeep “Havoc” Rai. Hardeep is the first MMA fighter of Indian origin to win a medal at IMMAF. Hardeep won Bronze in the 2015 European Championships and Bronze in the 2016 World Championship. According to Tapology, the Amateur fighter of Indian origin is ranked first among 727 active Amateur Lightweights from The United Kingdom and Ireland. Havoc had been dominating the amateur division with an eleven fight win record out of his thirteen appearances. Hardeep will be making his pro-debut at the fifth edition of Brave at Mumbai. Residing in London, the lightweight fighter trains at Carlson Gracie & NFM. After having a dominating year in 2016, the London born fighter had three...

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THE POWER MAN OF MMA IN INDIAN MMA INDUSTRY

THE POWER MAN OF MMA IN INDIAN MMA INDUSTRY THE POWER MAN OF  MMA  IN INDIAN MMA INDUSTRY Nuur Muhammad Bhutia is the CEO of  BOOM MMA- Indian Premier Fighting Legaue  a mixed martial arts organization based in Kolkata, India which is widely regarded as being one of the biggest in India  and has some of the best MMA fighters of the Eastern India  on the roster including Ateet Kelvin Gupta, Indrajit Malakar, Mohamdullah Omar Eman Dost, Aquib Maqsood.  Nuur is also the Founder Director of Taponomics Combat Championship Pvt Ltd and the other directors are Ratul Mukherjee and Ritika Chandak. Before setting Taponomics Nuur  had nearly 15 years of experience in the world of mixed martial arts. He has been trained in MMA under David Phang in Taiwan, he had fought lot of underground fights in early 2000. He had been scheduled to fight in One FC too.  Nuur...

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Mohammed Shahid: Focusing on the Indian market is key to grow the brand and the sport in the ASEAN region

PRESS Release: Mohammed Shahid: Focusing on the Indian market is key to grow the brand and the sport in the ASEAN region Mohammed Shahid: Focusing on the Indian market is key to grow the brand and the sport in the ASEAN region Brave Combat Federation has announced to kick off their India expansion plan by launching the first ever Brave Edition in Mumbai. The event will be held on Saturday, April 22 at Mumbai, in The Dome Stadium of National Sports Club of India. Brave Combat Federation had initiated aggressive expansion plans in India in the first quarter of the financial year through an initial investment of USD $2 million for talent acquisition and development. “We view this event as the next step towards strengthening diplomatic, cultural and economic ties between India and Bahrain. We are excited to kick off our 2017 India event calendar...

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THE MMA WORLD CUP ADDS SECOND INDIAN PROMOTION WITH FULL CONTACT CHAMPIONSHIP

THE MMA WORLD CUP ADDS SECOND INDIAN PROMOTION WITH FULL CONTACT CHAMPIONSHIP   THE MMA WORLD CUP ADDS SECOND INDIAN PROMOTION WITH FULL CONTACT CHAMPIONSHIP                     LAS VEGAS, NEVADA  March 28, 2017  India, the second most populated country in the world, is rapidly growing its mainstream Mixed Martial Arts audience. In 2016, Yoddha Fighting Championships, hosts of MMA open tournaments where amateur fighters compete alongside elite pro fighters in a regulated environment, was the first to join the international scene when they signed an affiliation agreement with World Series of Fighting Global Championship. And now, Full Contact Championship (FCC), India’s longest running professional MMA fight network, has joined them as part of The MMA World Cup, a newly formed promotion that gives organizations and athletes the opportunity to compete against the best of the best across the world.   FCC was founded in 2009...

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