Official press release from Daniel Isaac, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/MMA pioneer in India and COO of Super Fight League:
Raj Kundra & Sanjay Dutt announce India's first Super Fight League (SFL)
Bringing “Sportainment” at its best, entrepreneur Raj Kundra and Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt 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 – Chairman SFL, "I am a huge MMA fan and knowing it's the fastest growing sport in the world hate to see Indiaget 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 Chairman SFL and Partner, “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 Thomson (UK) and Bob Sapp (USA).
CEO Ken Pavia has been a part of the MMA industry for over 15 years and believes India is ready for MMA. On a high note ends Daniel Isaac, COO of 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".