In recent months, there have been successful attempts atbringing pro wrestling to India. Fans accepted it with open arms and soldout shows that shocked many people around the world. Thousands of fanslined up to get a glimpse of a "big show" and most left happy andwanting more.
With pro wrestling growing, some risk takers thought it was be interesting tosee just how big they could make MMA in the land of India.
Bringing “Sportainment” at its best, Raj Kundra, entrepreneur and husband toBollywood Celebrity & Big Brother Winner Shilpa Shetty alongwith Bollywoodstar Sanjay Dutt have come together to announce the launch of the country’sfirst professional organized, MMA – Mixed Martial Arts fighting League, SFL –Super Fight League.
Mixed Martial Arts, a full contact intensive combat sport, stands today notonly the fastest growing sport in the world but is also a multibillion dollarindustry in the West. With the thought of finding and launching the bestfighters in the world, Raj Kundra & Sanjay Dutt, along with CEO Ken Paviaand COO Daniel Isaac seek to elevate the sport to new heights, bringing to thecountry “sportainment” at its best with a huge line up of performers, DJ's anda fight night that you will never forget!
Says Raj Kundra, Founder and Chairman SFL, "I am a huge MMA fan andknowing it's the fastest growing sport in the world hate to see India get leftbehind. Through our professional resources and skills we plan to train andcreate super fighters out of India. The beauty about MMA is it's not fixed orstaged. The results are unpredictable and the fighters require more skill thanany other combat sport in the world. It gives me great pleasure along with mypartner Sanjay Dutt to introduce you to The Super Fight League”
Adds Sanjay Dutt, Co-Founder and Chairman SFL, “I am very passionate about thiscombat sport and since martial arts was invented in India I will make sure wechurn out some real world class super fighters from here. SFLevents will be agreat fusion of sports and entertainment while being an extremely importantplatform for MMA fighter's in India and the rest of the world.”
With matches lined up in Mumbai, New Delhi and Chandigarh, the Super FightLeague will have adrenaline junkies asking for more – Starting with SFL1 ,Mumbai where six of India's best fighters in all weights will take on sixInternational MMA fighters followed by a Main Event - Super Heavy Weight Fightbetween James Thompson (UK) and Bob Sapp (USA).
Ceo Ken Pavia has been a part of the MMA industry for over 15 years believesIndia is ready for MMA. On a high note ends Daniel Isaac, COO, SFL and IndiaKickboxing title holder, “I am ready to bring MMA out of obscurity to themainstream audience in India. Ladies and Gentlemen get ready for the true SuperFight League".
The group is currently enlisting new fighters from around the globe and plans aMASSIVE burst onto the scene in a way that no other fighting organization hasbeen able to. More on that to come.