Category Archives: India MMA News

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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Super Fight League 47 Results

Super Fight League 47 Results  SFL 47 Results Date: 19th Mar, 2016 City: Delhi Country: India Arena: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Name of Org and name of Event: SFL  47 [ www.superfightleague.com ] Commission : All India MMA Association.[ www.aimmaa.org ] Judges: Mayank Dogra- Delhi |  Shwetha Dhruv- Chattisgarh  |   Bharath /Shubhash – Delhi Chief Judge / Score Card Keeper :  Sharif Bapu Timekeeper: Bharath / Monica / Shwetha Announcers: Jared Ezekiel Solomon Event commissioners : Sharif Bapu [ Maharashtra] , Prasad Gaitonde [ Karnataka] ———————————————————————————————————————– Bout: 1 :  FLY WEIGHTS ·         Red Corner: FULL NAME: SACHIN PANWAR(YAMUNANAGAR, HARYANA) : http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Sachin-Panwar-131651 ·       Black Corner: FULL NAME : KAPIL KUMAR (MEERUT, UP) : http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Kapil-Kumar-116867 Result: Kapil Kumar, Black corner wins by unanimous decision Round: 3 Time: Referee: Alan Fenandes ——————————————————————————————————————— Bout: 2 : FEATHER WEIGHTS ·         Red Corner: Name: AMIT GOSWAMI(DELHI) : http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Amit-Goswami-132281 .          Black Corner: Name: DHRUV CHAUDHARY (MEERUT, UP) : http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Dhruv-Chaudhary-136333 Result: Dhruv Chaudhary,...

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Official Results: BodyPower India Open MMA Championships 2016

Official Results: BodyPower India Open MMA Championships 2016 Date: 8th 9th, 10th Jan 2016 City: Mumbai Country: India Arena: Bombay Exhibition Centre , Goregao [ East ] , Mumbai India Name of Org and name of Event: BodyPower India Open MMA Championships 2016 Commission : AIMMAA [ All India Mixed Martial Arts Association ] Judges [ Name / state ] : Kevin Alfred David ( Karnataka), Nitin Singh (Chattisgarh), Radhika Zhaveri (Maharashtra), Kaushik Boloor (Karnataka), Chief Judge / Score Card Keeper :  Prasad Gaitonde [ Karnataka] Timekeeper: Shaik Khalid (Telangana) , event commissioner : Sharif Bapu [ Maharashtra ] Official pictures / video : https://www.facebook.com/bodypowermma/ Website : www.aimmaa.org_ _______________________________________________________________________________ Finals Amateur Flyweights male  Winner – Hussain Mak Abdulla [ Bahrain ] Runner Up – Fahad Abdul Razaa Ali Mahmood [ Bahrain ] Result : Hussain Red corner wins by Unanimous decision [ 3 x 3 ] _________________________________________________________________________________  Finals...

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CageSport Presents Super Fight League 45 Saturday in Tacoma

CageSport Presents Super Fight League 45 Saturday in Tacoma CageSport Presents Super Fight League 45 Saturday in Tacoma SFL America Female Strawweight title tops card at Emerald Queen Casino FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 9, 2015   TACOMA, Wash. – Mixed Martial Arts returns to Tacoma Saturday when CageSport presents Super Fight League 45 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma.   The eight-bout card will be headlined by the SFL America Strawweight championship title fight between Amy Montenegro (5-2-0) and Glena Avila (5-3-0), and the long-awaited return of undefeated Brent “Mankill” Knopp.   Tickets are available through the EQC box office and all Ticket Master outlets. Doors open at 6 p.m. with preliminary bouts starting at 7 p.m.   The entire SFL 45 card will be available for viewing on Youtube following the fights. Bob Stelton of 710 AM ESPN and ex UFC fighter Jeff Hougland, who also owns...

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