Super Fight League (SFL), the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) league, is now set to fascinate Indian audiences from Jan. 20 until Feb. 25. After kabaddi, wrestling, badminton and other sports, it is time for the Indian audiences to experience the thrill of mixed martial arts.
Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal, Randeep Hooda and music directors Salim-Sulaiman own a stake in different teams for the inaugural season. Devgn will be the co-owner of ‘Mumbai Maniacs’ along with Amit Burman from Dabur; Rampal will be co-owner of Delhi Heroes along with Aditya Munjal from Hero Cycles, and Hooda co-owns the team ‘Haryana Sultans’ along with Kanav Parwal from SPA Capital. Salim-Sulaiman will co-own ‘UP Nawabs’ with Jaskaran Punihani and Navraj Jaura from Jaura Group
The Super Fight league will consist of eight teams with two teams battling it out during each day of the weekend and the first fight-night will witness a clash between Rampal’s Delhi Heroes and Hooda’s Haryana Sultans.
Check out the complete fixture here:
|OpenIng Ceremony||19th Jan 2017||Thursday||Delhi||1800 : 1900|
|Delhi Vs Haryana||20th Jan 2017||Friday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|UP Vs PunJab||21st Jan 2017||Saturday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Goa Vs Bengaluru||22nd Jan 2017||Sunday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Mumbai Vs GuJarat||27th Jan 2017||Friday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Delhi Vs UP||28th Jan 2017||Saturday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Haryana Vs PunJab||29th Jan 2017||Sunday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Gujarat Vs Bengaluru||03rd FEB 2017||Friday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Mumbai Vs Goa||04th FEB 2017||Saturday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|UP Vs Haryana||05th FEB 2017||Sunday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Delhi Vs PunJab||10th FEB 2017||Friday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Mumbai Vs Bengaluru||11th FEB 2017||Saturday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Gujarat Vs Goa||12th FEB 2017||Sunday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|SemI Final 1||17th FEB 2017||Friday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|SemI Final 2||18th FEB 2017||Saturday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|3rd /4th Place||24th FEB 2017||Friday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
|Final||25th FEB 2017||Saturday||Delhi||1900 : 2100|
The opening ceremony will feature performances from Bollywood music director duo Salim-Sulaiman. Also Read: Super Fight League, MMA India: Franchise based league to commence from January 20
SFL will have six weight categories, ranging from 115 pounds to 205 pounds.
Male: Bantamweight (125-135 pounds), Featherweight (135-145 pounds), Lightweight (145-155 pounds), Welterweight (155-170 pounds), Light Heavyweight (185 – 205 pounds)
Female: Women’s Flyweight (115-125 pounds)
League Format will be as follow-
There will be two groups ‘A’ and ‘B’ consisting of four teams each. Every team comprises of six players (a break of five male fighters and one female fighter) and six back-ups. These six players belong to six different weight categories.
The four teams compete to play twelve League Level Matches. (All the matches are played between the respective teams of the allotted groups only, i.e., Group A teams do not compete against teams of Group B. Two Semi Final Matches are played and a match for the third and fourth place.)