Ritu Phogat

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One Championship Atomweight Grand Prix final: Ritu Phogat loses to Stamp Fairtex
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One Championship Atomweight Grand Prix final: Ritu Phogat loses to Stamp Fairtex

Thailand’s Fairtex beat 'The Indian Tigress' in the final of the ONE Championship's Atomweight Grand Prix to set up a title clash with reigning champion Angela Lee next year.

Stamp Fairtex more dangerous compared to Ritu Phogat, feels Bi Nguyen ahead of ONE Atomweight Grand Prix Final
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Stamp Fairtex more dangerous compared to Ritu Phogat, feels Bi Nguyen ahead of ONE Atomweight Grand Prix Final

The Indian wrestler-turned-MMA fighter, currently ranked fourth, faces the No 2-ranked Fairtex in the final of the Women’s Atomweight World Grand Prix Championship Final at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The winner of this bout will then go on to face Angela Lee for the atomweight world title next year.

India's Ritu Phogat to face Thailand's Stamp Fairtex in MMA finals on 3 December
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India's Ritu Phogat to face Thailand's Stamp Fairtex in MMA finals on 3 December

Phogat, ranked fourth, says she is leaving no stone unturned in preparing for her upcoming bout in the 48kg category at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Ritu Phogat beats Jenelyn Olsim to reach One Championship Atomweight Grand Prix Final
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Ritu Phogat beats Jenelyn Olsim to reach One Championship Atomweight Grand Prix Final

Ritu Phogat will meet Thailand's Stamp Fairtex in the ONE Women’s Atomweight World Grand Prix final.

One Championship: Ritu Phogat to face Jenelyn Olsim after undefeated star Itsuki Hirata's withdrawal
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One Championship: Ritu Phogat to face Jenelyn Olsim after undefeated star Itsuki Hirata's withdrawal

Jenelyn Olsim, who was originally scheduled to face Jihin Radzuan in a World Grand Prix alternate bout at ONE: NextGen II, steps in to face Ritu.

One Championship heavyweight champion Arjan Bhullar wants to dominate pro wrestling and MMA
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One Championship heavyweight champion Arjan Bhullar wants to dominate pro wrestling and MMA

Newly crowned One Championship world heavyweight champion Arjan Bhullar is aiming to make a name in pro wrestling but also has plans to defend his MMA title and add more belts.

Arjan Bhullar wins One Championship Heavyweight title; Ritu Phogat suffers first MMA loss
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Arjan Bhullar wins One Championship Heavyweight title; Ritu Phogat suffers first MMA loss

Arjan Bhullar is the first Indian-origin fighter to win a high-level MMA title.

Ritu Phogat aims to combine striking and wrestling against Bi Nguyen as crucial 2021 calendar starts
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Ritu Phogat aims to combine striking and wrestling against Bi Nguyen as crucial 2021 calendar starts

Known for her grappling strength, Ritu Phogat aims to balance it with striking against Vietnamese-American Bi Nguyen at One: Dangal.

India's Ritu Phogat beats Philippines' Jomary Torres in first round of ONE Championship
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India's Ritu Phogat beats Philippines' Jomary Torres in first round of ONE Championship

The 26-year-old Indian beat Philippines' Jomary Torres via technical knockout in round one of ONE Championship (ONE) at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Ritu Phogat cruises to third straight MMA win, stays on course for a shot at world title
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Ritu Phogat cruises to third straight MMA win, stays on course for a shot at world title

One-and-a-half rounds, or roughly seven minutes is all it took for Phogat to canter to a Technical Knock-Out in this One: Inside The Matrix promotion; a commanding, ruthless performance that never gave the Cambodian Kun Khmer world champion a whiff

Ritu Phogat eyes hat-trick of wins with brute strength and an Afghan trailblazer in her corner
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Ritu Phogat eyes hat-trick of wins with brute strength and an Afghan trailblazer in her corner

Ritu Phogat’s MMA coach Siyar Bahadurzada believes that the erstwhile wrestler is blessed with “tremendous strength” and will put her best foot (and punch) forward.

Ritu Phogat’s grappling pedigree set to meet Nou Srey Pov's Kun Khmer test at One Championship
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Ritu Phogat’s grappling pedigree set to meet Nou Srey Pov's Kun Khmer test at One Championship

Nou Srey made it clear that her famed Kun Khmer skills will be her go-to option. Kum Khmer, or Pradal Serey, is a traditional Cambodian boxing form. It is a stand-up martial art but unlike boxing, the practitioners are allowed to use their elbows too.

Ritu Phogat aims to 'shock' Cambodia's Nou Srey Pov in her third ONE Championship bout
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Ritu Phogat aims to 'shock' Cambodia's Nou Srey Pov in her third ONE Championship bout

Since her last bout, against Wu Chiao Chen on 28 February, Phogat claims to have worked hard on Muay Thai and Brazilian jiujitsu besides improving her boxing skills, and she aims to 'shock' her Cambodian opponent on 30 October.

Ritu Phogat to take on Cambodia's Nou Srey Pov at One Championship's event in Singapore
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Ritu Phogat to take on Cambodia's Nou Srey Pov at One Championship's event in Singapore

The Singapore event would also include four world title bouts and a total of six exciting world-class match-ups later this month.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's MMA fighter Ritu Phogat working on mental toughness, reading 'The Secret' during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's MMA fighter Ritu Phogat working on mental toughness, reading 'The Secret' during lockdown

Ritu, who had registered her second win in ONE Championship last February, is currently based in Singapore and said she is taking this break as an opportunity to work on her skills

Ritu Phogat beats debutante Wu Chiao Chen convincingly for second consecutive win in ONE Championship
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Ritu Phogat beats debutante Wu Chiao Chen convincingly for second consecutive win in ONE Championship

Phogat's victory follows a sizzling debut last year where she finished Nam Hee Kim in the first round by technical knockout

My dream is to give India its first-ever MMA world champion, says Ritu Phogat
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My dream is to give India its first-ever MMA world champion, says Ritu Phogat

Ritu, who had bagged the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships gold and silver at the 2017 World Under-23 Championships, won her debut MMA fight at the One: Age of Dragons event, beating South Korea's Nam Hee Kim in under three minute.

Ritu Phogat earns dominant victory over Nam Hee Kim in MMA debut at ONE Championship
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Ritu Phogat earns dominant victory over Nam Hee Kim in MMA debut at ONE Championship

Indian wrestler Ritu Phogat made a successful mixed martial arts and ONE Championship debut, putting together a dominant performance on the way to a technical knockout victory over South Korea's Nam Hee Kim.

Ex-wrestler Ritu Phogat cites YouTube as reason behind switch to MMA, hopes her debut boosts sport's popularity in India
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Ex-wrestler Ritu Phogat cites YouTube as reason behind switch to MMA, hopes her debut boosts sport's popularity in India

In an interaction with Firstpost, Ritu Phogat reveals how she became interested in MMA in the first place, how her family reacted to her decision to quitting wrestling and more.

Ravinder grabs silver in 61kg U-23 World Wrestling Championship after going down to Kyrgyzstan's Ulukbek Zholdoshbekov
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Ravinder grabs silver in 61kg U-23 World Wrestling Championship after going down to Kyrgyzstan's Ulukbek Zholdoshbekov

Indian grappler Ravinder settled for a silver medal after going down to Kyrgyzstan's Ulukbek Zholdoshbekov in the 61 kg final at the Under-23 World Wrestling Championship