Peshawar Zalmi, SFN join hands for MMA promotion in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD - Peshawar Zalmi and Serai Fight Night have joined hands to promote one of the worlds’s most popular and fastest growing sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Pakistan .
The blockbuster event, Serai Fight Night will be held in Islamabad at Amir Khan Boxing Hall on Saturday (3rd Aug). The event will be broadcasted live on Zalmi TV, which Peshawar Zalmi’s sports broadcasting platform.
Serai Fight Night will include fighters from all across Pakistan . In his statement, Chairman Peshawar Zalmi, Mr. Javed Afridi said: We have joined hands with SFN to promote the sport of MMA in Pakistan . With PSL 5 happening in Pakistan , it is incumbent on us to promote other sports as well. Pakistan has a lot of talented MMA fighters and they require the proper platform to showcase it. Peshawar Zalmi will help in making SFN a global sporting entity across the region.
Mr. Saad Khan, Chairman SFN, in his statement said that “through this collaboration, we have combined the unique strengths of the MMA expertise of SFN with the biggest sports entity of Pakistan , Peshawar Zalmi, and appreciate their efforts in developing other sports as well.”
CEO at SFN, Mr.Umer Toor stated, “It is a grand opportunity for all the athletes to prove their talent in MMA cage. For the first time in the history of Pakistan , MMA athletes are being given this opportunity. Participation of two female athletes in SFN contender night is exciting news for sport lovers. I am grateful for the support extended by Zalmi in the process of sports development in Pakistan .”
The fight card will be announced soon and it is expected to have 26 athletes. The press-conference and weigh-in ceremony will be held on 2nd August 2019 in Margala Hotel, Islamabad. The contender fight night will take place on 3rd August 2019 in Amir Khan Boxing Hall, Islamabad.
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