Kohima, October 27: The two-day Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting event called x1 championship presented by 3E Nagaland as part of Combat Sports Festival 2018, in collaboration will X1 International and sanctioned by MMA India with Merchandise Partner USI Universal and Medical Partner Oking Hospital Kohima concluded on Saturday night.
Altogether 16 fighters representing various gyms from Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Assam and Chandigarh participated on the last day.
The main event as the last fight in light weight category between Manish Rawat of Kings MMA Chandigarh and Longtsukumba Ao of Combat Academy Dimapur was interesting.
Local fighter was winning in the first round but Rawat returned strong in second and then in the 3rd round the referee declared technical knock out against Ao in the 47th second.
Other results for the day are:
Bantamweight: Pynshngain Bareh of Ray’s Combat Team Meghalaya) defeated Rakesh Mahato of All Contact Combat Arts Club Kohima
Flyweight: Veinii Suffix of Combat Athletics Training Academy Manipur defeated Pratikshit Chowdhury of Dastbi MMA Assam
Welterweight: Keyisuiding Lungalung of All Contact Combat Arts Club Kohima defeated Safikul Ahmed (Dastbi MMA Assam
Strawweight: Matsung Ozukum of The Combat Academy Dimapur defeated Bharat Kumar of All Contact Combat Arts Club Kohima
Catchweight: Manish Mahanta of Bidang MMA Assam defeated Avizo Lanamai of Team Relentless Maharashtra
Lightweight: Hemavi Ayemi of The Combat Academy Dimapur defeated Edilbert Ryngdongsngi of Ray’s Combat Team Meghalaya.
Bantamweight: Ritesh Paswan of Bidang MMA Assam defeated Mulinuba Moleir (The Combat Academy Dimapur
The 2-day event was participated by 32 fighters from various parts of Northeast and other parts of the country.
(Page News Service)