Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday felicitated the seven Blended Martial Arts (MMA) fighters, together with two ladies, who’ve introduced laurels to the state each in nationwide and worldwide area.
CM Biren Singh additionally handed over some monetary help to the MMA gamers and wished them the easiest in all their future tournaments.
Laishram Surbala Devi (Bantamweight) and Veini Th (Flyweight) have received gold medals on the recently-concluded International Affiliation of Blended Martial Arts (GAMMA) world championship 2021 in Amsterdam. Whereas Jojo Rajkumari aka Cobra queen was the winner of Matrix Battle Night time 9 (MFN9) just lately held on the Siri Fort in New Delhi.
CM Biren Singh additionally facilitated the 4 nationwide medalists within the Blended Martial Arts (MMA) who’ve introduced laurels to the state within the recently-held fifth MMA India Nationwide Championship at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
Three MMA fighters from Senapati district particularly Michael Rovei, 20, (Bantamweight), Shanchui Zimik, 25, (Bantamweight) and Besii Ariijii, 20, (Featherweight) bagged the gold medal in 61, 51 and 65 kg classes, respectively. Additionally, Phanjoibam Niranjan Singh received the gold medal within the 65.8 kg hanging MMA class.
They are going to be representing India within the upcoming GAMMA Asian Championship 2022 which might be held later this 12 months.
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