Super Fight League 9 Features Wahman-Muhammed
Ariel Shnerer / November 14, 2012 - 11:22am
The India-based Super Fight League continues its "Friday Fight Nights" series this Friday, Nov. 16, live from Mumbai, India and streaming on YouTube.com/SFL.
Full press release below:
Mumbai, India, 14th Nov 2012: Super Fight League (SFL) is back with another in its weekly series, 'Friday Fight Nights', this week SFL 9 is showcasing 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 November 16th, 2012.
SFL 9 follows an exciting night of finishes which made up SFL 8. Only the main event went the distance on a show where John Troyer climbed his way up the middleweight rankings and Manoj Chuhan gained his second win in a month. Catch up on all the action at the SFL YouTube channel: www.YouTube.com/SFL.
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.'
SFL 9: Showcasing new MMA talent from India & Abroad
Dan Isaac, COO of SFL said, "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!"
Headlined by Afghani MMA Champion Baz Muhammad Mobarez taking on stand up striker Egyptian Amr Wahman, SFL 9 delivers seven exciting bouts drawing from a fast growing stable of domestic and International talent. Wahman is fighting again after SFL 4; where he suffered a first round TKO against crowd favourite 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.
SFL 9 also presents two of India's most highly regarded Middleweight prospects; debutants Satendar Bankura versus Rajbir Singh. Bhabajeet Chowdhury returns for more action following an unforgettable debut on SFL 4, beating Charanjeet Singh with a spinning back-kick that has been tagged as a contender for knockout of the year. Trying to stop Chowdhury will be Jamshed Khan.
Another fans' favourite on the card is Indian flyweight sensation Gurleen Kaur (0-1), a finalist on the SFL Challengers TV show. Kaur is looking to prove she is still one of India's top fighters by going for her first win since losing in the SFL Challengers final against Manjit Kolekar. Trying to make a name for herself by beating the highly touted Kaur will be debutant Monika, a fighter with a Wushu background.
Get Social Contest
This week Super Fight League has an amazing new competition for fans. The Get Social Contest has been set up by SFL in partnership with Google to encourage fans to interact with each other and ourselves (from fighters to the organization's senior staff) to help spread the word about the world's fastest growing MMA organization. Simply by sending a few tweets you could win a brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet, whilst there are also a host of runner up prizes for those taking part. For more information see www.superfightleague.com.
SFL Fantasy MMA Game
Also, don't forget to take part in the Super Fight League Fantasy MMA Game http://superfightleague.com/mmagame/ where fans can make predictions on which fighter will win each bout, as well as how and when they will. Free to play, the SFL MMA Game gives fans a chance to show just how well they know their fights.
Tune into SFL 9 this Friday November 16th 2012, streaming live on www.YouTube.com/SFL.
MUMBAI - 9:00 PM - LOS ANGELES 7.30 AM - NEW YORK 10.30 AM - HONG KONG 11.30 PM - LONDON 4.30 PM
SFL 9 Friday Fight Nights
. 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
* Fight card subject to change, please check: http://superfightleague.com/schedule_sfl.php for latest information
About Super Fight League
Super Fight League (SFL) is Asia's largest and the only professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization in India. SFL is the only MMA promotion in the world to bring you a weekly fight series with Friday Fight Nights. The Friday Fight Nights air live in India on Neo Prime and stream live on YouTube.com.
SFL has the potential to reach billions of fight fans around the globe. Founded by Raj Kundra and Sanjay Dutt through their company Super Fight Promotions, the two have brought the world's fastest growing sport, MMA, to India. SFL and its founders are dedicated to building the sport of MMA and developing future superstars from India onto the global MMA stage.