BOOM MMA IPFL: FitExpo 2017 results

East India’s biggest MMA promotion, BOOM returned with their FitExpo on Nov. 25 with yet another stacked card. The event was headlined by rising Indian MMA star, Ateet Kelvin Gupta and Anastasius Ryndongsngi. This was a much-awaited rematch; the first match was won by Ryndongsngi. Also, Super Fight League will be returning with the season … Read more

Layla McCarter: Warrior’s path to glory

Layla McCarter today stands as one of the best pound for pound female boxers on the planet. The multiple-time world champion has managed to create a muscular record of 39-13 in an amazing career of over 19 years. Ahead of a possible major matchup against undefeated world welterweight champion, Cecilia Braekhus, she took time out … Read more

Indian Women Wrestling in 2017: 48kg

2016 proved to be an amazing year for Indian women wrestling. Sakshi Malik became the first Indian women to win an Olympic medal at wrestling, India managed to send a record number of three wrestlers to Olympics and the amazing success of the movie Dangal which managed to inspire countless girls to take up wrestling. … Read more

BOOM MMA: IPFL FitExpo 2017 preview

BOOM MMA returns with their FitExpo in November. The FitExpo which will be held in Science City in Kolkata is expected to go on from 25th to 26th November with a fight card that includes some of the most popular Indian MMA fighters. The main event of the expo will be a much awaited rematch … Read more

Jinder Mahal and WWE in India

On Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, Jinder Mahal retained the WWE championship against hot fan favorite, Shinsuke Nakamura. The result of the fight surprised many as Nakamura is one of the biggest fan favorites in WWE today. The decision of the match made it clear that WWE is still trying to develop their market in India. … Read more

Hardeep Rai ready to wreak ‘Havoc’ at Brave 9

Hardeep “Havoc” Rai is one of the most promising lightweight prospects in mixed martial arts. After an amazing run as an amateur the 21-year-old finally turned pro at Brave 5, where he arm-barred fellow prospect Arnan Chaiyasan in the very first round. Rai will be returning to the MMA cage at Brave 9 on Nov. … Read more

Christine Ferea: ‘Hard work and dedication will separate me from the privileged’

Knockout artist Christine Ferea recently made her second appearance in the MMA cage against fellow decorated kickboxer Tiffany Van Soest. Despite giving a strong performance, the Muay-Thai standout couldn’t get the nod from judges and lost the fight via unanimous decision. Ferea made an impactful pro MMA debut back at Invicta FC 21 in January by … Read more

Catching up with top women’s bantamweight prospect Pannie Kianzad

Pannie Kianzad is one of the top bantamweight women’s MMA prospects in the world. She is the former Cage Warriors women’s bantamweight champion and holds a career record of 8-2.  “Banzai” boasts wins over the likes of former UFC contender Milana Dudieva, current UFC fighter Lina Lansberg, rising Australian Jessica-Rose Clark and Annalisa Bucci. Having … Read more

Vijender Singh and Battleground Asia

On Aug. 5, 2017, at NSCI Dome, Mumbai, India’s biggest combat sports star Vijender Singh returned to the boxing ring after a healthy break of nine months to face undefeated rising Chinese-superstar Zulpikar Maimaitiali. The fight was a 10 round fight in which Singh put his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title on line and … Read more

Catching up with undefeated Invicta FC standout Miranda Maverick

Miranda Maverick made her third appearance in the all female promotion Invicta FC in July where she racked up a unanimous verdict against decorated grappler Gabby Romero. The 20 year-old Missouri native today stands as one of the brightest women’s MMA prospects in the sport. She recently took some time out to answer a few of … Read more