MMA promotion Kumite 1 League debuts on September 29 in Mumbai. The inaugural event is held at the NSCI Dome in Worli. The fight card features a live scoring MMA competition contested by Team India up against Team UAE.
A full lineup has been announced on Friday (via Twitter), featuring a twelve-fight bill. The main event is a featherweight battle between Mohd Farhad and Abdel Malek.
The representative of the country-host Mohd Farhad (9-3) is coming off a unanimous decision defeat suffered against Hamza Kooheji last November. Before that he won six bouts in a row, scoring the victories against Irfan Khan, Zouhir Badre-Eddine, Pushpender Singh, among others.
Egyptian Abdel Malek (7-6), who competes for Team UAE, is riding a two-fight win streak. In February he defeated Ahmed Osama via the first-round TKO (retirement). Before that he took a slit decision win against Mahmoud Mohareb.
The complete fight card can be found below.
The list of special guests includes the former undisputed heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson. As well, President of World Kickboxing Network (WKN) Stephane Cabrera is expected to attend the event.
— World Kickboxing Network (@WKNkickboxing) September 14, 2018
Kumite 1 League fight card
Featherweight Mohd Farhad vs. Abdel Malek
Strawweight Priyanka Jeet Toshi vs. Fatemeh Moslemi
Featherweight Kantharaj Agasa vs. Amr Elshnshoury
Welterweight Paulo Silva vs. Leandro Silva
Middleweight Hayder Hassan vs. Haytham Elsayed
Light Heavyweight Antonio Gordillo vs. Dmitry Batok
Welterweight Hardeep Rai vs. Mohamed Fawaz
Featherweight Yadwinder Sing vs. Mohd. Al Azzani
Featherweight Sumeet Khade vs. Fazal Rabi
Heavyweight Kamen Georgiev vs. Martin Ottaviano
Middleweight Swapnil Barve vs. Mahmoud Fawaz
Flyweight Govino Ale vs. Mohamed Gamal