Darshan Palav: Ignition Fss – Life and Passion

Even in countries where MMA is an established sport, starting your own MMA gym is an expensive business. So, when you talk about countries like India, opening up a gym is something not many would do. However, for Darshan Palav, his gym Ignition FSS was a dream come true. “I established my first gym back … Read more

War Dog MMA: New step for MMA in India

All of us are very much conversant with the phrase, “Survival of the Fittest.” This is now an universal truth in any sphere of life – may it be professional environment or personal life space. Self-defense & self-protection through martial arts is nowadays considered to be as important as leading a healthy life with clean … 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

The Roar of the Indian Lioness: In Conversation with Manjit Kolekar

Manjit Kolekar made her way to the Invicta FC cage in September 2016 to make her debut on U.S. soil as she was the first ever Indian to fight for the premier women’s MMA league. Her opponent was explosive Brazilian knockout artist Kaline Medeiros, who was a hot favorite for a title shot. Manjit was … Read more

Delhi’s Bharti Dhoundiyal talks women’s MMA in India

Bharti Dhoundiyal is one of the most popular female MMA fighters in India. The 21-year-old Delhi-girl has broken the mindset of many stereotypes that girls cannot fight. She comes from a traditional martial arts background but now competes in the MMA league organized by Super Fight League and is a part of Team Punjab. I recently … Read more

India MMA spotlight: A conversation with Nelson Paes

Featherweight Nelson Paes is one of the most popular MMA fighters in India. Nelson is riding a three-fight win streak with two nasty knockouts. His last fight was in January at Desert Force 20, where he was a heavy underdog, but despite that he dominated his opponent Khudoum Al Kaabi for three rounds to win via unanimous decision … Read more

India MMA spotlight: Super Fight League light heavyweight Hemant Wadekar

Hemant Wadekar is an Indian light heavyweight fighter standing with a record of 2 wins and 1 loss. His last win was a knockout victory over Sher Khan. He is set to compete in the first ever MMA league organized by Super Fight League. He will be a part of the team U.P. Nawabs. MMA … Read more

Interview: Siddharth Chandanshive talks Jackson-Wink training experience and MMA in India

Siddharth Chandanshive is a rising Indian lightweight MMA fighter. Standing with a record of 5 wins and 1 loss, the Mumbaikar has managed to get his name among the best Indian MMA fighters. All his five wins come by stoppage, with 2 knockouts and 3 submissions. In his last fight he avenged his sole loss … Read more

Superhuman Gym helping to advance MMA in India

Superhuman Gym is a gym which stands in the Film Centre Building in Tardeo, Mumbai. The gym was created in 2011 as a source of taking the art of unarmed combat to common people and it now stands as one of the most important pillars on which the Indian MMA system stands. Within a span … Read more

Watch Super Fight League 19 LIVE on ProMMAnow.com starting at 11:30 a.m. ET

Live MMA action kicks off in Mumbai, India today as Super Fight League 19 takes place at the SFL Challengers Arena. The featured match up on the evening takes place in the heavyweight division between as Jaideep Singh takes on Alireza Tavakoli. Singh is from India and will make his SFC debut after successful performances in K-1 and a 2011 Rise heavyweight title. Singh amassed a 40-16 record in his kickboxing career.