Category Archives: India MMA News

The referee who made it to the news gave his first formal interview to a local media.

The referee who made it to the news gave his first formal interview to a local media. Shocking as well as interesting as referee transferred responsibility with IMMAF and camera men. The referee who made it to the news gave his first formal interview to a local media. starts around the 30 min mark His name had been identified as Alan Fernandes. He is also a coach for a few fighters fighting in the same event. Made to news previously being featured in...

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Brave Combat Federation to feature an Indian Veteran in Brave 3: Battle at Brazil

Brave Combat Federation to feature an Indian Veteran in Brave 3: Battle at Brazil Brave Combat Federation to feature an Indian Veteran in Brave 3: Battle at Brazil Brave Combat Federation has announced that a leading Indian fighter will be featured in Brave 3: Battle in Brazil on 18th March at Curitiba. The event in Curitiba will be the first for Brave to be held outside GCC and the first Brave event in Brazil. In a formal announcement at Curitiba, Brave Combat Federation has announced that the contract had been signed and the name will be announced in the coming days as recommended by the fighter. The selection had been as a result of an extensive try-out and fitness test that was held in January at the try outs held for Indian fighters during KHK Fight Night II: India vs Bahrain Amateur MMA Championships. Some of the...

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BOOM MMA 5 took place in Milan Mela Trade Center on November 28 & 29 along with FITEXPO.

BOOM MMA 5 took place in Milan Mela Trade Center on November 28 & 29 along with FITEXPO. BOOM MMA 5 took place in Milan Mela Trade Center on November 28 & 29 along with FITEXPO. Up to now it was the biggest Pro MMA Event hosted in Eastern India. More than 30 bout Took place in that 2 days event which also included 8 man elimination tournament to crown first ever Bantamweight Champion of BOOM MMA. Co Main Event was a Heavyweight Showdown between Kimson Tony and Yogesh Jadhav. Kimson Tony holding record of 3-1 and came to this fight with a 6 second KO win in YFC. Yogesh standing at 7’1″ and he is a celebrity from youth reality show MTV X4 rodies and was making his pro debut. This Fight was a controversy as Yogesh took Tony down and landed 3 illegal...

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BOOM MMA to finish 2016 strong and kicks off 2017 with 6 events on tap already.

BOOM MMA to finish 2016 strong and kicks off 2017 with 6 events on tap already. Since the MMA craze was started in India, we have seen the birth of the Combat Sports Association (CSA), which was formed to promote Mixed Martial Art in Eastern part of India.  From that point on the CSA has never looked Back. CSA started off with Fighting King Championship (FKC).  FKC is one of the first MMA promotion launched in India. FKC was mainly based in a Kolkata which is known as cultural capital of India. FKC hosted few successful  events in Kolkata with backing from CSA. After a few events the CSA decided to close down FKC. The CSA planned something new. So they looked into the market demands and growth of MMA world wide. Devised a plan, announced it, then launched their 2nd promotion called BOOM MMA....

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Former UFC featherweight Masio Fullen predicts fight of the night against India’s Abdul Muneer

Former UFC featherweight Masio Fullen predicts fight of the night against India’s Abdul Muneer Former UFC featherweight Masio Fullen predicts fight of the night against India’s Abdul Muneer Brave Combat Federation is set for the ultimate showdown between two of the fan favorites, India’s Abdul Muneer against Mexico’s Masio Fullen, on September 23rd. The fight is trending on the cyberspace as a “Hero vs Hero” bout. Both the fighters are at their best shape and are expecting a lot to showcase to their die hard fans. Masio is a former UFC featherweight with 10-6-0 fight record. Out of his 10 wins, 2 came from knock outs while 5 were from submissions and 2 were from decisions. It seems like both of the fighters have learnt in depth about their opponents. “I know that Abdul is a strong guy, and has a great stand up game....

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Indian Fighters announced for Brave Combat Federation debut event

Indian Fighters announced for the Brave Combat Federation  Indian Fighters announced for Brave Combat Federation debut event  KHK MMA announced two Indian fighters who will participate in the fight promotion Brave Combat Federation. Bahrain is hosting the first Brave event on September 23 at Khalifa Sports City, Manama in Isa Town. Indian Mixed Martial Artists, Abdul Muneer (6-1-0) and Mohd. Farhad (7-2-0) had made it to the fight card. Muneer is one of the most popular MMA fighters in India and well rounded in the game coming with 3 knockouts and 3 submission victories in his career. Both fighters have contributed for the growth of MMA in India and had their presence in Bollywood films. Both fighters are a part of All India Mixed martial Arts Federation. Apart from the Indian fighters the event is star studded with top regional featherweights – Jordan’s Abdulkareem Al Selwady, a former...

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BRAVE COMBAT FEDERATION OFFERS NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIAN MMA FIGHTERS

BRAVE COMBAT FEDERATION OFFERS NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIAN MMA FIGHTERS BRAVE COMBAT FEDERATION OFFERS NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIAN MMA FIGHTERS The first International MMA promotion grounded in the Middle East, Brave Combat Federation was unveiled in Manama, Bahrain. Brave Combat Federation (BRAVE) offers a global platform for high caliber fighters and international prospects from all continents to showcase and their talents in a fighter-centered MMA platform. In addition to live events, hardcore MMA fans along with casual followers can catch the Brave Combat Federation action free on our official website www.BraveFights.com. The CEO of BRAVE, Mohammed Shahid, commented the plans for the event, and reinforced its global scope as the main feature of the organization. Shahid said, “What we are doing with Brave is creating a worldwide network for the sport of mixed martial arts that will integrate local markets in at least three continents. Each...

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AIMMAF taking steps to bring a better MMA to India

 AIMMAF taking steps to bring a better MMA to India AIMMAF taking steps to bring a better MMA to India India is the birthplace of various forms of martial arts and India was quick to embrace Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as it established Internationally as an inclusive platform featuring martial artists from multiple disciplines. Multiple promotions focused to bring the best MMA events all across India. This gradually helped Indian athletes to climb the steep learning curve of MMA. In such short period Indian fighters were competing and bringing glory at international events. What diminished the rapid pace that Indian MMA had during the initial stages were the internal politics and levels of corruption among the associations and the key members. It came to a point that Indian athletes were completely discarded from International events due to the high handed politics that contributed association members...

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WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST AMERICAN-BASED MMA ORGANIZATION TO VENTURE INTO INDIA

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST AMERICAN-BASED MMA ORGANIZATION TO VENTURE INTO INDIA   WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING – GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP FIRST AMERICAN-BASED MMA ORGANIZATION TO VENTURE INTO INDIA                 LAS VEGAS, NV  March 31, 2016  World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) is the first American-based MMA organization to venture into the fastest growing major economy in the world, India.   WSOF Global – India will be launched as part of an agreement with Yoddha Fighting Championship, who will continue to focus nurturing homegrown talent and providing them with a platform to gain experience for the professional ranks, as well as launch established professional fighters to larger organizations across the globe. Two of India’s brightest talents, Yadwinder Singh (5-0) and Chaitanya Gavali (5-2), each competed for WSOF Global at their inaugural event in China in November 2015.   President of Yoddha Fighting Champiobship, Jitendra Khare,...

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BodyPower – India Open MMA Championships 2016 Results

BodyPower – India Open MMA Championships 2016 Results Date: 8th 9th, 10th Jan 2016 City: Mumbai Country: India Arena: Bombay Exhibition Center Name of Org and name of Event: Body power Expo India open MMA Championship 2016 Commission : AIMMAA Judges : Kevin(KA), Nithin(Cht), Radhika(Mah), Kaushik(Kar), Chief Judge / Score Card Keeper :  Kevin Alfred Timekeeper: Khalid (Telangana)   _________________________________________________________________________________ Finals Amateur Flyweights male Winner – Hussain [ Bahrain ] Runner Up – Fahad [ Bahrain ] Result : Hussain Red corner wins by Unanimous decision decision _________________________________________________________________________________   Finals Amateur Flyweights female Winner : Sara [ Sweden ] Runner up : Sanjana [ India / Karnataka ] Result : Sara Red corner wins by TKO with 2.46 min of round 3 _________________________________________________________________________________ Finals Amateur Bantamweights male Winner : Abdullah Seena [ Bahrain ] Runner-up : Tribhuvan [ India / Maharashtra / Nasik ] Result :...

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