Pro Wrestling League launched in participation of Sushil Kumar and Co

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New Delhi: Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and other star grapplers gave their stamp of capitulation as wrestling on Monday assimilated a joining bandwagon with WFI and Pro-Sportify announcing a launch of Pro Wrestling League (PWL) during a festive uncover here.

After a rare success of cricket, hockey, football, tennis and kabaddi leagues, wrestling is also set to get a makeover. Well-known rapper Apache Indian launched a thesis strain of a joining as a grapplers, flanked by models, walked a ramp.

File design of Sushil Kumar. PTIFile design of Sushil Kumar. PTI

File design of Sushil Kumar. PTI

The likes of Sushil, Yogeshwar Dutt, Geeta Phogat, Babita would now be seen competing opposite some of a best wrestlers of a universe on a Indian dirt during a PWL, that is slated to be hold between Nov 8 and 29 opposite 6 cities.

“Pro Wrestling League is going to be really good for a Indian wrestlers as we would get a lot of bearing while competing and personification alongside tip grapplers of a world. We always speak about removing bearing and by this eventuality we would get it sitting in a possess country,” pronounced Sushil.

“The fact that we would be means to quarrel some of a best in a universe before a Rio Olympics subsequent year, will be an combined reward for us,” pronounced India’s sole double Olympic medallist.

There would be 6 city-based teams with a world’s tip 66 wrestlers. Each group will include of 11 players — 6 masculine and 5 female. Per group will have 6 Indians and 5 foreigners.

Out of 5 unfamiliar players, 4 can be partial of a tie. The joining will be played on a best of 9 format though all a bouts would be contested during a joining phase. Each hitch will have 3 rounds of 3 mins each, distant by a one-minute break.

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Every group will play others during slightest once over a 21-day event, in that 15 joining games, dual semifinals and a final will take place. The bottom cost for any group is set during Rs 3 crore and a 6 franchises would be finalised by Sep 7, while a horde broadcaster would be motionless by Aug 30.

The players’ auction is slated for Sep 15. The organisers are looking to have 3 teams from northern India and one any belonging to eastern, southern and western regions of a country.

“Around 20 tip wrestlers of a universe have already sealed adult for a league, that includes 8 universe champions. Sep 1 is a deadline to take on house all wrestlers before a auction take place on Sep 15,” pronounced Director, Pro Sportify, Kartikey Sharma.