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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Ritu Phogat


How Ritu Phogat stayed connected to MMA, 'emotional' father during lockdown

August 24, 2020 7:39 pm

Ritu saw a rare emotional side of father Mahavir Phogat during these five months — her longest uninterrupted stretch in Singapore since signing the contract with ONE Championship in 2019.

Covid-19: Away from home, Ritu Phogat keeps herself busy with yoga, movies and books

April 22, 2020 5:26 pm

Living away from family during the coronavirus-forced lockdown, Indian wrestler-turned-mixed martial arts fighter Ritu Phogat said she is using the break to increase her strength and stamina besides working on mental toughness.

Ritu Phogat comes out on top again, takes One Championship MMA record to 2-0

February 29, 2020 2:21 am

It wasn't the first-round knockout that Ritu Phogat had been hoping for, but Friday's decision win should be more reassuring. The wrestler-turned-MMA fighter took Wu Chiao Chen of China down at will over three rounds, taking her MMA record to 2-0.

Ritu Phogat dictates proceedings in second MMA fight against China's Wu Chiao Chen

February 28, 2020 10:22 pm

Ritu Phogat's victory against China's Wu Chiao Chen follows a sizzling debut last year where she finished Nam Hee Kim in the first round by technical knockout.

In pin-drop silence, Ritu Phogat hopes to pin-down rival

February 28, 2020 12:36 am

The coronavirus outbreak prompted promoters to convert the 'King of the Jungle' event into an empty arena show for broadcast only.

Virus threat: Ritu Phogat bout in Singapore behind closed doors

February 19, 2020 8:39 am

Since signing with One Championship last February, Asian and Under-23 Worlds medallist Ritu Phogat has been living and training in Singapore.

Ritu Phogat's One Championship event forced behind closed doors due to coronavirus

February 18, 2020 1:01 pm

Ritu Phogat's "King Of The Jungle" bout against China’s Wu Chiao Chen will go on as planned, but just without the fans. A full refund will be offered to the fans who had purchased tickets for the event.

Ritu Phogat aims for Khabib Nurmagomedov-inspired takedown in One Championship

February 12, 2020 8:02 pm

Ritu Phogat discusses her next bout against China's Wu Chiao Chen on February 28, the importance of staying aggressive in a fight and how reigning UFC Lightweight Champion inspires her.

Ritu Phogat earns dominant win in MMA debut

November 17, 2019 9:19 am

On Saturday, the 25-year-old answered all questions, in a debut that was as good as it gets. Sure, a 10-second knockout would have been more hysterical. But Ritu's 3minute40second-dismantling of South Korea's Nam Hee Kim ticked all the boxes.

Ritu Phogat knocks out Kim Nam-hee to win on MMA debut

November 16, 2019 7:35 pm

Ritu Phogat, the former Commonwealth gold medallist, triumphed over her South Korean opponent Kim Nam-hee in just over 3 minutes at One Championship's Age of Dragons event.