Sanjeet Budhwar grinds out a unanimous decision victory to become the inaugural MFN men’s featherweight champion.
18/11/2022 Venue: Palazzo Versace, Dubai The featherweight title bout featured one of India’s finest MMA fighters, Sanjeet Budhwar. He faced off against a top prospect from Kyrgyzstan, Atabek Abdimitalipov. Sanjeet has been on a tear in the promotion with most of his wins coming by knockout. Atabek is coming off […]
Uloomi Karim causes a massive first round upset to become the inaugural MFN men’s bantamweight champion.
18/11/2022 Venue: Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai The high stakes bout for the men’s bantamweight championship was between neighbours from either side of the border. It featured India’s Dhruv Chaudhary against Pakistan’s Uloomi Karim. Among all the bouts in this particular card, this was the one most were looking forward to. […]
Angad Bisht defeats Mohamed Gamal in a hard fought victory to become the inaugural MFN flyweight champion.
18/11/2022 Venue: Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai Among the four title fights in the MFN 10 card was the title for the men’s flyweight division. The title bout was contested between Angad Bisht and Mohamed Gamal. Angad is one of India’s top fighters. In Gamal, he faced an opponent who was […]
A new queen of Indian MMA is crowned: Puja Tomar
The card of MFN 10 was opened with a highly anticipated bout. The bout featured Bi Nguyen who went against Indian powerhouse Puja Tomar for the women’s strawweight title. Puja defeated Bi in the second round via TKO by punches. This is their second meeting with Bi winning their first encounter […]
Fighting inside and outside the cage: Iohtylin Wankhar.
Like all sports, the fight game is not only a physical sport but a mental one as well. Whether you’re male or female, the mindset of being a fighter is a different one. The battle is long and weary. The toll of preparation and consequences of a bout lasts not […]
Anshul Jubli becomes first Indian fighter to get a win at a UFC cage.
Road to UFC Venue: Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi. It’s a good day for combat sports fans in India with one of its finest MMA fighters securing a hard earned win in a UFC cage. Anshul was one of the contenders in the road to UFC event organised by the UFC. […]
Patience and Perseverance: Ritesh Paswan
The COVID-19 pandemic that began in 2019 affected many sports and athletes. Many different sports had to come to a standstill when the world got shut down. One of these sports is MMA, and one of the young athletes affected by this pandemic is Ritesh Paswan. Hailing from Guwahati, Assam, […]
In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn: David Chhangte
Just like in life, in the realm of MMA, there are many fighters with different approaches to their present and futures. Some walk away from the game when they’re done, some become analysts, some are coaches and some coach while they’re actively fighting. It’s may be rare occurrence in other […]
A new breed: Manish Mahanta
Among the latest crop of talent coming up in the Indian MMA amateur scene is Manish Mahanta. A fairly experienced fighter with 16-2 in his record, he’s made a good name for himself in the amateur scene. He’s one of Assam’s rising stars in MMA. He’ll be fighting in the […]
A young man from the hills, with a goal in his mind and a hope in his heart: Jason Lyngdoh.
Meghalaya, the state has produced many athletes over the decades in many different kinds of sports especially football. The state is known for its love and passion for football. Jason Lyngdoh was one of those kids who grew up playing the world’s biggest sport as he was growing up and […]