India to host world’s first MMA League

The world’s first Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) ‘Super Fight League’ from August 26 to October 1, 2016, will be hosting by India. The Super fight league will be a franchise based league which will feature eight teams namely- Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai, Haryana, Bangalore, Punjab, Pune, and Goa. Each team will constitute nine Indian fighters and three international onesThe championship will have an equal stage for women as a total of 96 fighters will be involved in both men and women combined.

Renowned British boxer Amir Khan, who is the chairman of the league, said he wished to bring the ‘spice’ of MMA to India. A total of 72 bouts will be played in the league stage which will be followed by two semi-finals, third place, and the final bout. The league will be a platform for Indian MMA players like Anup Kumar, CJ Singh, Amit Roy, Dhruv Chaudhary to showcase their skills. 

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the country which is going to host the World’s first MMA league?
2. Who is the Chairman of MMA League and also expand the term MMA league?

Courtesy: Business Standard

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