Puja Tomar UFC: Puja 'Cyclone' Tomar creates historical past, turns into first Indian fighter to win in UFC, has reference to Muzaffarnagar – Puja Tomar creates historical past turns into first Indian to win in UFC or Final Combating Championship Muzaffarnagar budhana Uttar Pradesh Nickname Cyclone tspo theinsiderinsight

Puja Tomar UFC: Pooja Tomar has turn into the primary combined martial arts fighter from India to win within the Final Combating Championship (UFC). Pooja, who was taking part in such a contest for the primary time, received a 30-27, 27-30, 29-28 cut up resolution over Brazil's Ryan dos Santos in her strawweight (52 kg) debut at UFC Louisville on Saturday (June 8).

After the match, Pooja mentioned, 'This isn’t solely my victory. Moderately it’s the victory of all of the followers of India and Indian fighters. Earlier everybody used to assume that Indian fighters can’t pose a problem. I used to be solely serious about victory and I confirmed that Indian fighters should not among the many losers.'

30-year-old Pooja, popularly generally known as 'Cyclone', signed a contract with UFC in October final yr and thus grew to become the primary Indian girl participant to take part within the greatest competitions of combined martial arts. Anshul Jubili and Bharat Kandare have represented India on the stage of UFC. Nevertheless, each of them couldn’t win their debut match.

Pooja Tomar (Credit score: UFC/ Sony) ​

Pooja is a resident of Budhana village in Muzaffarnagar

Born in Budhana village of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, Pooja is a five-time nationwide Wushu champion and has additionally participated in Karate and Taekwondo. Pooja mentioned, 'I used to be absolutely anticipating to win and I attacked loads, however I couldn’t carry out my 100%. I used to be feeling strain within the second spherical. I nonetheless want to enhance loads.'

Sony Sports activities Community is the official broadcaster of UFC in India. You may watch dwell protection of UFC on Sony Sports activities Ten 2 SD & HD (English), Sony Sports activities Ten 3 SD & HD (Hindi) and Sony Sports activities Ten 4 SD & HD (Tamil / Telugu).

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