Super Fight League will hold their ninth event this coming Friday, which will feature a headline bout between Afghani MMA Champion Baz Muhammad Mobarez (1-0) and Egyptian fighter Amr Wahman (1-3). The event is set to take place in Mumbai, India on Nov. 16.
SFL officials announced the match-up today via official press release.
SFL 9 will be the latest installment of the promotions weekly series, ‘Friday Fight Nights’, which showcases some of MMA’s up and coming talent from India and abroad. The fight card will pave the way for the upcoming SFL ‘Night of Champions’ where SFL will hand out seven Championship belts. SFL ‘Friday Fight Nights’ airs live on Neo Prime and streams Live on www.YouTube.com/SFL.
Here is what Raj Kundra, Chairman of Super Fight League said:
“We are committed to a weekly fight series. An essential part of developing the sport of MMA inside India is giving the young up and coming athletes a real platform to showcase their talents and gain experience. Much like the UFC did for the sport in America during the early 90’s, we are developing our talent and our shows and are proud to be able to put on a consistent and quality show every week.”
Wahman is fighting again after SFL 4; where he suffered a first round TKO against crowd favorite Kultar Singh Gill. One of Egypt’s most seasoned kickboxers, Wahman is looking for redemption whist the confident Baz Mobarez is set on victory and looking to make his mark on the global stage.
Here is what Dan Isaac, COO of SFL had to say:
“The up and coming Indian fighters are very aggressive in the Ozone and exciting to watch. This week watch out for Santosh Kumar [ bout # 1] and Satender Bankura [bout # 4]. We audition fighters from Mon – Wed every week at the SFL headquarters. India’s got Talent!”
The full SFL 9 fight card is below:
- Amr Wahman vs Baz Muhammed – Welterweight
- Kapil Kumar vs Ifran Khan – Bantamweight
- Bhabajeet Chowdhury vs Jamshed Khan – Welterweight
- Santendar Bankura v Rajbir Singh – Middleweight
- Gurleen Kaur vs Monika – Flyweight
- Shyam Prasad vs Rouhollah Eidehlouei – Welterweight
- Santosh Kumar vs Sachin Mahanta – Bantamweight
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