Naga WrestleMania 7 in Kohima today

Our Correspondent

Kohima | October 22

 

Naga WrestleMania 7 (King of the Ring Series 2018) as part of Combat Sports Festival 2018 under the aegis of 3E Nagaland will take place on October 23 at Kohima Local Ground, Khuochiezie.

 

Naga wrestling event, starting from 10:00 AM onwards, will comprise of two categories, Lightweight (74 kg and below) and Heavyweight category (above 74 kg).

 

The two categories will undergo their respective preliminary rounds and after reaching the last 16, they will be clubbed together to play the King of the Ring Championship. The grand finale will take place on the same day.

 

Losing 16 wrestlers will receive Rs. 3000 each, losing 8 – Rs. 5000 each, losing 4 – Rs. 8000 each, fourth place – Rs. 15000, third place – Rs. 30,000, runner-up – Rs. 60,000 while King Of The Ring Champion will pocket Rs. 1,20,000.

 

Gallery ticket has been fixed at Rs. 100 and chair at Rs. 150.

 

The inaugural ceremony will be graced by MLA Keneizhakho Nakhro as special guest.