Did you feel the cage roar with Full Contact Championship?
Mumbai, 29th January 2016. Full Contact Entertainment, India’s first pro-MMA fight network, in order to promote MMA, the full combat sport, announced Full Contact Championship -The League followed by one of the biggest fight nights on 29th January at Famous Studios, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai. The 9 bouts had 17 Indian contenders of which 15 were male and 2 were female. The cage was brought alive with the major International contender, ‘Wali-“The Warrior”’ and the Indian brawler, ‘Furious Farhan’ Siddique, while the occasion was curated under the leadership of Mr. Prashant Kumar, Mr. Binoy Khimji and Mr. Joy Kapur, all Directors of Full Contact Championship.
Full Contact Championship – The League, will bring 14 fighters in each team who will contend from 7 states including Mumbai, Chandigarh, Jammu, Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, and Guwahati and host 24 of the biggest fight nights in the history of India’s MMA scene, including 2 semifinals and 1 mega-final in 2016. The rules are simple, knockout or submission. The fighters will get the opportunity to battle it out with each team in their respective home and away cages. The event will be spiced up with a DJ streaming house music pumping up the night with energy. The fight night which was followed by the announcement was a premier to the larger affair. The ultimate effort of Full Contact Championship is to take the combat sport to the global level.FCC plans to take the sport at a Pan India Level where a fight night will soon become a part of entertainment for Indian Audiences giving the much deserved limelight to the MMA fighter.
Speaking at the mighty occasion, Mr. Prashant Kumar, Director, Full Contact Championship said, “MMA which is one of the world’s fastest growing sport, has gained immense popularity in the last few years in India. Bring FCC – The League to the forefront, we hope to establish many young fighters as international brawlers, who could one day fight in the Holy Grail, UFC. In order to breed the talent of an international caliber, we hope to take young lads from states which have been overseen and tap into the untapped sector of sports history in India.”
With the entry of IPL, ISL, Pro-Kabaddi and other such leagues, Full Contact Championship, which is India’s longest running Pro-MMA fight network, introduced its exquisite fight night for the 4th year. Promoting the high entertainment full contact combat sport of MMA, the event appealed primarily to the youth of the country. MMA is the fastest growing sport in the world and India is just beginning to seize the glory and understanding of the sport.
About Full Contact Championship:
FCC (Full Contact Championship), launched on the 14th of January 2009, is India's Pro Mixed Martial Arts Fight Network where India's top MMA fighters in different weight categories battle it out in the cage. A classic FCC night has 8 bouts (fights) which include elite Indian male and female MMA Fighters as well as International Fighters. Each bout has 3 rounds that last 3 minutes. The rules are simple, knockout or submission. The combat has gained popularity due to its raw nature. The event is often spiced up with a DJ streaming house music pumping up the night with energy.
With FCC, Prashant Kumar introduced the fight nights and the concept of Pro Mixed Martial Arts in India back in 2009. Since then, he has been working on building this sport in India. The aim is to provide a platform to the male and female MMA fighters in India. FCC is a stage for talented Indian MMA fighters (a majority of whom belong to rural India) to perform and prove themselves to the world. These fighters are highly skilled in Muay Thai, Karate, Grappling, Judo, Jiu Jitsu and Kickboxing. They have undergone years of intense, demanding and disciplined training. They have honed their skills, sharpened their instincts and made weapons of their bodies.
Over a period of time FCC has expanded their network, and gone international, by tying up with various MMA organizations across the globe. This has aided FCC on an international and domestic level with an influx of foreign talent. With Joy Kapoor and Binoy Khimji joining hands with Prashant Kumar as promoters, the trio is planning to take the sport at a Pan India Level where a fight night will soon become a part of entertainment for Indian Audiences giving the much deserved limelight to the MMA fighter.