New Delhi, May 12 (PTI) United World Wrestling (UWW) president Nenad Lalovic has praised the Pro Wrestling League’s (PWL) format, saying it provides the wrestlers an opportunity to earn more. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights

“We have to give an opportunity to our athletes to earn more and PWL has created that platform. The professional league has gained more spectators and increased marketing, leaving all the athletes happy,” said Lalovic at the launch of official PWL — Asian Championship Special Edition. Also Read - 'Jammu And Kashmir to Reopen For Tourism Soon', Says J&K Administration

Lalovic felicitated the Pro Wrestling League team owners for their “determined effort” to promote the sport and extended his support to take it worldwide. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre Announces Guidelines For Unlock 2, Lockdown Till July 31 in Containment Zones

Also present on the occasion were the President of Asian Wrestling Chang Kew Kim and Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

The UWW president also said that India will host a lot of international championships in the future.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.