Kohima, September 30 (MExN): Naga Wrestle Mania 6 (King of the Ring Series 2017) will share stage with Yoddha Fighting Championship (YFC) in an upcoming event - Combat Sports Festival, in Kohima.The fest is scheduled for October 26 to 28 at the Kohima Local Ground (Khuochiezie).
Naga Wrestle Mania (King of the Ring Series) is the only categorised Naga wrestling tournament in Nagaland and features two senior categories, Lightweight (74 kg & below) and Heavyweight (above 74 kg) and one junior category (14 years and below).
Announcement for the Series has already been made and registrations are ongoing at four outlets, namely 3E Office near Kohima Local Ground North Gate, Sports World Taxi Stand Kohima, Orchid Store Razhü Point Kohima and Life Centre Pfutsero. The last date for registration is October 14, 2017.
YFC, scheduled on October 28, will feature a pre-determined fight card, which will be announced shortly, comprising some of the best YFC fighters.
All the main events of the Combat Sports Festival, both Naga wrestling and Yoddha FC, will be scheduled in the evening while other attractions such as photography & merchandise stalls, food courts and live concert will go on at other times throughout the festival.
In view of this new development, the 3-day mega event schedule, which was announced earlier, will be slightly altered as follows:
1st Series - Lightweight Championship
2nd Series - Heavyweight Championship
3rd Series - Junior Championship
4th Series - King of the Ring Championship
Yoddha Fighting Championship
October 28 - Fight cards to be announced