The Kashmir Radar: Pulwama MMA fighter Owais Yaqoob has signed a professional MMA contract with India’s leading Mixed Martial Arts promotion, Matrix Fight Night.
He has become the first Male kashmiri MMA fighter to sign with Matrix Fight Night.
24-year old Owais hails from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Among 500 fighters from all over India only 13 contracts were given to the fighters of India including Owais Yaqoob.
“This is the professional platform I was longing to play for. Here they pay for fights and provide best training and platform to athletes to perform outside India. ” Said Owais, while talking to The Kashmir Radar.
What is Matrix Fight Night.?
MFN (Matrix Fight Night) is the leading MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) event in India. MFN is currently being promoted by superstar Tiger Shroff, Mrs. Ayesha Shroff, Ms. Krishna Shroff and Mr. Alan Fenandes.
Matrix Fight Night recently announces broadcast deal with Disney Hotstar Plus:
Matrix Fight Night has recently announced a huge broadcast deal with Disney Hotstar Plus. Though the details of the deal were yet to be revealed by the parties, the MFN content is already available on the streaming platform for the viewers to enjoy.
Prior to the deal with Disney Hotstar Plus, Matrix Fight Night was streamed on the official social media channels of MFN. The promotion also had a deal with BookMyShow at one point through which the shows were streamed on the ticketing platform for a pay-per-view price.