IPL cricket team owner, Raj Kundra and Bollywood megastar, Sanjay Dutt through their company Super Fight Promotions Pvt. Ltd. have launched India’s first professionally organized Mixed Martial Arts fighting league, Super Fight League ‘SFL’. MMA is the fastest growing sport in the world and is a multibillion dollar industry in the west. Martial arts was invented in India and this deadly duo plan to find and launch the best fighters in the world.
It’s first event will be held on March 11th, 2012, which will be headlined by Bob ‘The Beast’ Sapp and James ‘The Colossus’ Thompson. Its sportainment at its best with a huge line up of performers, DJ’s and a fight night that you will never forget! Two future events are also scheduled for Chandigarh, India, on April 7th, 2012, and New Delhi, India, on May 6th, 2012.
SFL 1 will include a musical acts from Bollywood stars, top Indian singers, Bollywood superstar, Bipasha Basu, LMFAO and Jennifer Lopez. The owners of SFL are also looking for additional “big-name stars” to attend the event. Phil Baroni has been confirmed to be the color commentator for SFL’s inaugural event with, MMA event promoter, Jeff Osborne possibly doing play-by-play. SFL 1 can be watched live on Youtube due to a 3 year contract between the promotion and the website.
Here is the full fight card for “SFL 1”:
Bob Sapp vs. James Thompson
Neil Natasadu vs. Travis Bell
Chaitanya Gavali vs. Tiran Thakshala
Hardeep Singh vs. Jeff Bailey
Lena Ovchynnikova vs. Sanja
Mohd Shahid vs. Mayura Dissanayake
Lakwinder Sekhon vs. Madura Rathnayake
Satish Jha vs. Jimmy Ambriz
Xavier Foupa-Pokam vs. Joey Guel