Word – “Pro” is getting very famous in India. Pro kabbadi, Pro Wrestling League, Pro Badmiton and Now there is a Pro kushti league.
Pro kushti championship is launched by Sangram Singh and WWP (South African Wrestling Company) on 06th February 2016 held at Mohali international hockey stadium. The event has been marketed as a blend of professional wrestling and traditional ‘mallayuddh’.
The event was 2 hour long and it featured a very funny style, never seen before – wrestling match between Pro Wrestler Robbie (Wrestler from TNA Wrestling) and Sangram Singh (Indian Actor and Wrestler) inside a traditional boxing ring. The match was refereed by Hulk Hogan lookalike – Freddie Harmse (Mr. Wrestling).
As in the international styles of amateur wrestling awards points for takedowns and reversals. Penalty points are awarded according to the current rules. Sangram knocked out Robbie in 5th round to be the very first winner of Pro Kushti Championship.
“I am thrilled by the encouragement and support we received today from the people of Mohali. It was an honour to play in front of them. We have launched Champion’s Pro Kushti to revive the passion for the game of wrestling in India, the country where it actually originated,” said Sangram.