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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

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from TOPS; six swimmers, five para-badminton players included in list
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Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from TOPS; six swimmers, five para-badminton players included in list

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) after she decided to shift her loyalty to Mixed Martial Arts.

Pro Wrestling League 2019: Skipper Pooja Dhanda leads from front to guide MP Yodhas past Delhi Sultans
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Pro Wrestling League 2019: Skipper Pooja Dhanda leads from front to guide MP Yodhas past Delhi Sultans

Skipper Pooja Dhanda lived up to the expectations as she defeated Romanian Katherina Zhydachivska of Delhi Sultans 6-0 to register the first win for MP Yodha in a Pro Wrestling League (PWL) season 4 match at the Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium on Tuesday.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat get Grade A contracts; Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik in Grade B
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Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat get Grade A contracts; Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik in Grade B

It was expected that Bajrang and Vinesh, who won the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games gold medals this year, will be kept in the top grade.

Wrestling World Championships: Pooja Dhanda wins bronze medal in 57kg category; Ritu Phogat, Sakshi Malik falter
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Wrestling World Championships: Pooja Dhanda wins bronze medal in 57kg category; Ritu Phogat, Sakshi Malik falter

India won its second medal at the 2018 Wrestling World Championships after Pooja Dhanda won a bronze medal in the women's freestyle 57kg weight class at Budapest on Thursday.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 69 of Spodcast where we discuss Virat Kohli’s record-breaking feat, India’s tied ODI with West Indies and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 69 of Spodcast where we discuss Virat Kohli’s record-breaking feat, India’s tied ODI with West Indies and more

In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss Virat Kohli’s record-breaking feat, India’s tied ODI with West Indies and more. Here's the full script:

Wrestling World Championships: Sakshi Malik, Ritu Phogat stay in bronze-medal contention after receiving repechage rounds
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Wrestling World Championships: Sakshi Malik, Ritu Phogat stay in bronze-medal contention after receiving repechage rounds

Struggling Sakshi Malik suffered a humiliating quarterfinal defeat while Ritu Phogat also faded at the same stage but the two wrestlers still have a chance to reach the bronze medal play-off at the World Championship after receiving repechage rounds, in Budapest on Wednesday.

Wrestling World Championships: Ritu Malik in contention for bronze; Sakshi Malik, Ritu Phogat suffer defeats
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Wrestling World Championships: Ritu Malik in contention for bronze; Sakshi Malik, Ritu Phogat suffer defeats

Ritu Malik kept India in medal contention by reaching the bronze play-off but there was no end to the woes of Sakshi Malik, who suffered a humiliating quarter-final defeat, and Ritu Phogat at the World Championship on Wednesday.

World Wrestling Championship: Bajrang Punia to spearhead 30-member Indian team's challenge in Budapest
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World Wrestling Championship: Bajrang Punia to spearhead 30-member Indian team's challenge in Budapest

Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia will be India's best bet for a medal in the World Wrestling Championship as a 30-member team seeks a strong performance in the the flagship event beginning on Saturday.

Ritu Phogat replaces injured Vinesh in 50kg category for World Wrestling Championship
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Ritu Phogat replaces injured Vinesh in 50kg category for World Wrestling Championship

Grappler Ritu Phogat will replace her injured cousin Vinesh Phogat in the 50kg category for the World Championship, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) said on Monday.

Wrestling Federation of India selects Ritu Phogat for World Championship after Pinki refuses to turn up for trials
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Wrestling Federation of India selects Ritu Phogat for World Championship after Pinki refuses to turn up for trials

Miffed with the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), grappler Pinki refused to turn up for the World Championship re-trial, paving the way for Ritu Phogat's selection in the 53kg category

Wrestler Sakshi Malik grabs spot for World Championship after Sarita Mor's withdrawal; Ritu Phogat to face Pinky in trials
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Wrestler Sakshi Malik grabs spot for World Championship after Sarita Mor's withdrawal; Ritu Phogat to face Pinky in trials

Struggling wrestler Sakshi Malik has made it to India's World Championship squad without facing the trials as her opponent Sarita Mor has withdrawn from the 62kg clash, due to an injury

Wrestlers Geeta and Babita Phogat cite injuries for inability to attend national camp after WFI's sanctions
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Wrestlers Geeta and Babita Phogat cite injuries for inability to attend national camp after WFI's sanctions

With the Asian Games participation in limbo after the Wrestling Federation of India’s sanctions for missing national camps, the Phogat sisters have cited injuries as the reason being their no-shows.

Geeta Phogat, Satyawart Kadian among 15 wrestlers who could miss Asian Games 2018 after skipping national camp
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Geeta Phogat, Satyawart Kadian among 15 wrestlers who could miss Asian Games 2018 after skipping national camp

The absence of 15 of the nation’s top wrestlers from national camps has drawn the ire of WFI, which has decided to discipline them, including the four Phogat sisters, due to breach of discipline.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Ritu Phogat '110 percent' certain that India's female wrestlers will win three gold medals at Gold Coast
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Ritu Phogat '110 percent' certain that India's female wrestlers will win three gold medals at Gold Coast

"I'm 110 percent sure of India winning three gold medals and the number can surely go up," Ritu said.