The Manipur Chief Minister – N. Biren Singh at the moment felicitated 7 Combined Martial Arts (MMA) fighters for his or her excellent performances on the nationwide & worldwide ranges, demonstrating the big potential of Manipur-based sport-persons.

Singh additionally handed-over monetary help to the MMA gamers and wished them luck for all upcoming competitions.

The Manipur CM felicitated 4 Nationwide Champions of MMA – Michael Rovie, Shanchui Zimik, Besii Aryiin and Phanjoubam Niranjan Singh. All 4 MMA fighters introduced laurels for the state throughout the recently-concluded ‘fifth MMA India Nationwide Championship’ held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

These 3 MMA gamers from Senapati district – Rovei, Zimik and Besii Ariijii, clinched the gold medals within the 61, 51, and 65 kg classes, respectively. Nonetheless, Phanjoibam Niranjan Singh additional took house the gold medal within the 65.8 kg placing MMA division. They’re gearing-up to signify India throughout the upcoming GAMMA Asian Championship 2022, slated to happen in 2022.

Taking to Twitter, the Manipur CM expressed his happiness on witnessing quite a few gamers from Manipur excelling on this sport.

In the meantime, the CM has additionally felicitated the MMA worldwide stars – Laishram Surbala Devi, Veini Th and Jojo Rajkumari.

Taking to Twitter, the Manipur CM wrote “It was a pleasure assembly our Combined Martial Arts (MMA) Worldwide stars Laishram Surbala Devi, Veini Th and Jojo Rajkumari. I’m positive lots of people have seen the sensible efficiency of Jojo Rajkumari. Such efficiency showcases the potential of Manipuri gamers.”

Its worthy to notice that Laishram Surbala Devi has turn out to be the primary Indian MMA fighter to win Gold on the World Affiliation of Combined Martial Arts (GAMMA) World Championship 2021, held in March 2022 at Amsterdam. Her victory has scripted a brand new chapter within the historical past of Indian MMA.

Veini Th (Flyweight) have additionally clinched gold medals throughout the recently-concluded occasion. Whereas, Jojo Rajkumari aka Cobra queen, the Combined Martial Arts (MMA) sensation from Manipur, beat her opponent from the Philippines Mary Jane Buna within the strawweight division on the Matrix Battle Evening 9 (MFN9).


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