Kolkata, By Priyanka Guha: IPLF has been introduced in India to champion the scenario of Martial Arts in the country and to tap talent from grassroots level. At a press conference today at press club the IPLF was announced in presence of the Team owners, the participants and the organising team. The IPLF league is schedule to be hosted in Kolkata on 7th May 2017 at Khudiram.
The franchised IPLF League will see these fighters representing teams from and namely.
1. Bengal Tigers -Sanjoy Goenka, Sony World –Elgin Road;
2. Assam warriors – Gagan Sachdev of Bodyline;
3. Rajasthan Rajputs – Manish Sharma, Natural Group;
4. Mumbai Supremos – Anushee Dubey, AD Touch;
5. Gujart -Hirak Doshi, Rashmi Group;
6. Sikkim Vanquishers – BB15 Karma Legshay
7. Pune Dragons – Skulpt
8. Patna Titans – gold Gym Siliguri
India has a diverse culture and with its population as the biggest strength, we at Super Fight League are excited to announce the world’s first ever MMA league here. India will host the inaugural edition and we aim to change the way combat sports is viewed and played in the future not only within the country but also internationally.
Our aim is to take MMA to a whole new level and eventually inspire many talented youngsters to take up MMA as a career and enable a better living for the current set of fighters from India. What also makes for a mention is the inclusion of women in the team where for the first time ever women fighters will play an equal role towards the overall team performance in the league.
This IPLF is all about finding out the ultimate champion if all the martial arts like boxing, wrestling, karate, kungfu is mixed together and pitted against each other. A fighter can use any skill or martial art, kick boxing, judo, taekwondo etc as all the common safety rules applied.
Each team will constitute of 5 Indian fighters. 8 fighters from 8 teams will start the eliminations match, the champ has to win quarter, Semi and Final. To win they have to fight 3 matches back to back.
“We want to give an alternate career to those fitness and martial arts that might not fare very well in other aspects of the life. There are so many examples where many Indian youths goes ashtray in order to show their strength and skills in wrong illegal ways. Nature has built human to always compete and if this is not fulfilled the youth tends to take out their extra energy or frustrations in a unacceptable ways and risk breaking the law. So we give these youth a chance to prove themselves, to calm their anger, to discipline their anger and focus their energy to win 50k in one night and make a name for themselves and their parents proud,” added Nurur Md Butia Marshal Art Trainer.