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MANDY TAKHAR CHEERS SHER-E-PUNJAB TO VICTORY IN THE OPENING SCUFFLE AT SFL

By Gagan Bhullar . 10th February 2018 01:30pm
MANDY TAKHAR CHEERS SHER-E-PUNJAB TO VICTORY IN THE OPENING SCUFFLE AT SFL

Indian government may still be lagging in their attempts to mainstream and streamline the sports in India but the film fraternity has always stood by the gaming industry. Be it pioneering Kabaddi league or starting Football cups, Bollywood's sports fanatics have tried bringing games to the forefront and in fact, revamped some of the dying ones. And the latest sports to get a new lease of life is 'Mixed Martial Arts'. The sport has reached Indian television through Super Fight League, which started airing on MTV last night. And guess, which teams fought the first match of the season? Well, one was Mumbai Maniacs and the other was last season's winners Sher-e-Punjab. And Pollywood's beautiful and talented actress Mandy Takhar was seen cheering her home team. [caption id="attachment_29492" align="alignnone" width="1000"]Super Fight League Source: MTV India/ Twitter[/caption] The season which kicked off last night in SFL arena in Mumbai, witnessed a grand premier and Pollywood's Rabb Da Radio-fame actress, Mandy Takhar was invited to cheer up her native team. Thanks to Takhar's and fans' relentless support throughout the match, Sher-e-Punjab grabbed the winner's crown for the opening match. With 21 points over 9 points scored by Mumbai Maniacs, the team emerged as the sure-shot champions. [caption id="attachment_29491" align="alignnone" width="1200"]Super Fight League Source: MTV India/Twitter[/caption] For the uninitiated, Mixed Martial Arts brings together many forms of full-contact combat sports like Kung-fu, Jiu Jitsu, boxing and judo karate in one package. The husband of famous Indian actress Shilpa Shetty, businessman Raj Kundra along with actor Sanjay Dutt had invested in bringing MMA to the country to entertain the young audience who usually streamed it on YouTube and such video streaming sites. Super Fight League was founded by the business magnate-actor duo in 2012, which was owned by Bill Dosanjh and Amir Khan, a famous British MMA fighter. The last season, which had culminated with the finals held in Siri Fort stadiun, Delhi, had recorded tremendous success. Sher-e-Punjab had taken the trophy home and the event was graced by who's who of B-Town. Well, we do look forward to support the winning streak of Sher-e-Punjab right along with Mandy Takhar. Are you, too?


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