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LISTEN: Indian MMA Origin Stories Episode 06: Combat Kinetics ft. Ajit Sigamani

In the sixth episode of Indian MMA Origin stories, we talk to Ajit Sigamani who is the man behind Combat Kinetics.

For the uninitiated, Indian MMA Origin Stories is an Interview series from LockerRoom India where we try to explore the origin stories of Indian MMA Fight Teams, Gyms, Promotions, and whatnot.

In the episode, Ajit opens up about discovering Combat Sports, the trigger that led to the formation of Combat Kinetics, MMA in Tamil Nadu, Expansion of Combat Kinetics, How fighters like Lenin Prakash, Abu Syed, and Kaushik Saikumar joined the team, fighters we need to watch out for, Why Combat Kinetics fighters will be going Pro soon, his take on the belt system in MMA, MMA in India and more.

Time Code for easy viewing:

  • 01:48 – How he discovered Combat Sports
  • 03:38 – Why Combat Kinetics was started
  • 04:48 – Story behind the name of Combat Kinetics
  • 06:31 – Biggest challenges he faced with Combat Kinetics
  • 09:38 – Expanding and MMA in Tamil Nadu
  • 16:23 – How Lenin Prakash, Abu, and Kaushik joined the team
  • 21:26 – Fighters from Combat Kinetics to watch out for
  • 22:46 – Combat Kinetics fighters turning pro
  • 26:08 – Story behind X1 International
  • 28:25 – His thoughts on the belt system in MMA
  • 35:36 – His thoughts on the Future of MMA in India

You can listen to the episode on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Anchor.FM, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Breaker, and Radio Public. Below is a link to the audible below.

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