India’s MMA fighter Ritu Phogat will enter the ring to create history today. She was Thailand’s Stamp Fairtex at the ‘One Women’s Atom Weight (48kg category) World Grand Prix Championship (mixed martial arts) final’ today.
Ritu Phogat will go to create history today, in the ring
Former India wrestler Ritu Phogat will enter the ring to create history on Friday. Ritu Phogat will take on Stamp Fairtex of Thailand in the ‘One Women’s Atom Weight (48kg category) World Grand Prix Championship (mixed martial arts) final’. Stamp Fairtex is also a former world champion in kickboxing and Muay Thai. Muay Thai is also a form of martial art that originated in Thailand. This is calle the ‘Art of the Eight Limbs’. Ritu is call The Indian Tigress in the MMA world.
Opportunity to recognize Indian women
World ranking fourth-ranked Ritu Phogat said that she is leaving no stone unturned to prepare for her upcoming bout in the 48kg category at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Ritu said, ‘No female MMA champion has made from India till now. Now I have a chance to change this situation and give recognition to Indian women on the global stage. I will try my best to make India proud.
She said, ‘I have been preparing for the finals for a very long time and I have trained for countless hours over the past two years.’ Her opponent, Fairtex, is considered one of the most dangerous players in this weight category. Ritu Phogat is out of the house for 2 years.
India’s 27-year-old player said that wrestling experience
The 27-year-old from India said that she will be at an advantage against her rival from Thailand due to her wrestling experience. He said, “Fairtex is definitely a strong competitor. But he doesn’t have that kind of wrestling experience and background. What I have achieved in the last seven years. I am sure my better wrestling background will benefit me.