JAMES THOMPSON V BOB SAPP
Bringing “Sportainment” at its best, Raj Kundra, entrepreneur and husband to Bollywood Celebrity & Big Brother Winner Shilpa Shetty along with Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt have come together to announce the launch of the country’s first professional organized, MMA – Mixed Martial Arts fighting League, SFL – Super Fight League.
Mixed Martial Arts, a full contact intensive combat sport, stands today not only the fastest growing sport in the world but is also a multibillion dollar industry in the West. With the thought of finding and launching the best fighters in the world, Raj Kundra & Sanjay Dutt, along with CEO Ken Pavia and COO Daniel Isaac seek to elevate the sport to new heights, bringing to the country “sportainment” at its best with a huge line up of performers, DJ’s and a fight night that you will never forget!
Says Raj Kundra, Founder and Chairman SFL, “I am a huge MMA fan and knowing it’s the fastest growing sport in the world hate to see India get left behind. Through our professional resources and skills we plan to train and create super fighters out of India. The beauty about MMA is it’s not fixed or staged. The results are unpredictable and the fighters require more skill than any other combat sport in the world. It gives me great pleasure along with my partner Sanjay Dutt to introduce you to The Super Fight League”
Adds Sanjay Dutt, Co Founder and Chairman SFL, “I am very passionate about this combat sport and since martial arts was invented in India I will make sure we churn out some real world class super fighters from here. SFLevents will be a great fusion of sports and entertainment while being an extremely important platform for MMA fighter’s in India and the rest of the world.”
With matches lined up in Mumbai, New Delhi and Chandigarh, the Super Fight League will have adrenaline junkies asking for more – Starting with SFL1 , Mumbai where six of India’s best fighters in all weights will take on six International MMA fighters followed by a Main Event – Super Heavy Weight Fight between James Thompson (UK) and Bob Sapp (USA).
CEO Ken Pavia, a sports agent for more than 20 years and part of the MMA industry for over 8 years, believes India is ready for MMA. On a high note ends Daniel Isaac, COO, SFL and India Kickboxing title holder, “I am ready to bring MMA out of obscurity to the mainstream audience in India. Ladies and Gentlemen get ready for the true Super Fight League”.