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 insideIndiais 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 inAmericaduring 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.’
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 ofEgypt’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 ofIndia’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 ofIndia’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.
Here are the local times SFL 9 will air tomorrow:
MUMBAI – 9:00 PM – LOS ANGELES 7.30 AM –NEW YORK10.30 AM – HONG KONG 11.30 PM –LONDON4.30 PM
- 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