Hero Contender Series: Dushan Burle secures win in the main event, Gajendra Kharatmol submits Abhilash Raut

Renjith Ravindran
22 June 2019

Hero Contender Series held their first professional card last day in Nashik. The pro-card was headlined by a solid fight between Dushan Burle and Shivendra Singh in which Dushan came out on top via a submission. He secured an armbar to get the victory and continued his good run inside the cage.

Elsewhere, the exciting contest between Gajendra Kharatmol and Abhilash Raut ended in favour of Gajendra. Gajendra got a rear-naked choke to get the job done and halted the impressive run of Abhilash Raut.

After the fight, Abhilash stated on social media that it was a wonderful fight and admitted that he needs to focus on his ground game.

Elsewhere, Amitej Rao went home with a knockout win over Manish Kumar in the first pro-fight of the card. Dipesh Rasal also ended up in the winning bracket as he submitted Sultan Mulla via a rear naked choke.

All the four of the professional fights were officiated by Kushal Vyas and the event was organised by Hero MMA and Fitness Academy in Nashik. Apart from the pro-fights, the event also had amateur showdowns as part of the Hero Contender Series.

Below are the results from the Pro-card.

  • Amitej Rao def. Manish Kumar via KO
  • Dipesh Rasal def. Sultan Mulla via Submission (RNC)
  • Gajendra Kharatmol def. Abhilash Raut via Submission (RNC)
  • Dushan Burle def. Shivendra Singh via Submission (Armbar)


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