Bollywood Celebrities and corporate head honchos partner with Super Fight League for inaugural season
Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal, Randeep Hooda and Salim–Sulaiman to fight it out as team owners
Super Fight League (SFL), the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) league is all set to enthrall the Indian audience beginning 20th January 2017 till 25th February 2017. Bollywood Superstars Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal, Randeep Hooda and Music director duo Salim-Sulaiman will own a stake in different teams for the inaugural season.
Ajay Devgn will be the co-owner of ‘Mumbai Maniacs’ along with Amit Burman from Dabur, Arjun Rampal will be the co-owner of Delhi Heroes along with Aditya Munjal from Hero Cycles. Much-admired actor Randeep Hooda co-owns the team ‘Haryana Sultans’ alongside Kanav Parwal from SPA Capital. Salim Merchant and Sulaiman Merchant will co-own UP Nawabs with Jaskaran Punihani and Navraj Jaura from Jaura Group.
Bill Dosanjh, SFL’s CEO & Principal Founder said “We are extremely excited to welcome our team owners for the inaugural season of the Super Fight League. The support we’ve received has been unprecedented and will surely help promote combat sports locally across India. We have witnessed Bollywood’s association across sports in India and are proud to partner with them for yet another thrilling chapter.
Amir Khan, SFL’s Co-Founder and two-time world boxing champion adds “Super Fight League has been a phenomenal success in the United States and in India we aim to create a platform for the youth to showcase their talent at the highest level. We are confident that Super Fight League will create a vibrant sporting ecosystem in India enabling the youth across the nation to aspire”.
There is a distinctive point scoring system that separates Super Fight League from all of the other leagues. Each SFL team will comprise of six players (five male fighters and one female fighter) who will be competing in six different weight categories and evaluated on the basis of a 5 point scoring system. Here’s a great example of how the SFL team competition keeps an audience in their seats. http://bit.ly/2eDcxcU
Owners of the eight Indian teams are as follows:
|Bengaluru Yoddha||Shreeram Suresh and Vinodini Suresh||8K Miles Media|
|Delhi Heroes||Arjun Rampal, Aditya Munjal||Hero Cycles|
|Goa Pirates||Deepak Saluja, Pramod Sharma||UV Media|
|Gujarat Warriors||Keshav Bansal||Intex|
|Haryana Sultans||Randeep Hooda, Kanav Parwal & Raahil Bhatia||SPA Capital & Belmaks Group|
|Mumbai Maniacs||Ajay Devgn, Amit Burman||Dabur|
|UP Nawabs||Salim & Sulaiman Merchant, Jaskaran Punihani, Navraj Jaura||Punihani Group & Juara Group|
The Super Fight League recently signed a momentous deal with Sony Pictures Network India (SPN) who will be the league’s official broadcast partner. The Super Fight League will commence on 20th January, 2017 until25th, February 2017. Ace TV & Radio Host Siddharth Kannan will be the official host for the inaugural season which will be telecasted LIVE and exclusive, every Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 7:00 PM onwards on SONY ESPN & SONY ESPN HD channels and can also be streamed live on SonyLIV.
About Super Fight League:
Super Fight League (SFL), a platform to promote one of the world’s most favourite combat sport ‐ Mixed Martial Art, was founded by British Business magnate, Mr. Bill Dosanjh. The event was first launched in India in 2012 and then travelled to America.
In the past three years, SFL has been arranging fight nights for select audiences through Invitation ‐ based events in India, USA, Canada and UAE.
Super Fight League is currently the biggest MMA Promotion in Asia and GCC Region and the third biggest digitally viewed league in the world.