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Indian MMA Origin Stories Ep 11: The Combat Academy Nagaland ft Khriemelie Metha

LockerRoom Team
09 June 2021

In the eleventh episode of Indian MMA Origin stories, we talk to coach Khriemelie Metha who is the man behind The Combat Academy Nagaland.

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, Khriemelie Metha opens up about how his journey in Combat Sports started, setting up the gym in Nagaland, About the fighters are the gym, hosting MMA events in Nagaland, stories of competing internationally, challenges the gym faced, MMA in North East India and India and much more.

Time Code for Easy Viewing:

  • 00:44 – Thailand and Evolution MMA Gym
  • 03:50 – How TCA Nagaland started
  • 05:56 – Story behind name of TCA Nagaland
  • 06:50 – Getting his first batch in the gym
  • 08:04 – Holding MMA events in Nagaland
  • 12:19 – About the Fight Team of TCA Nagaland
  • 22:59 – Stories of Competing internationally
  • 28:58 – Challenges that the gym faced
  • 32:00 – About Victor Angami
  • 34:14 – MMA in North East and India
  • 40:35 –Future Roadmap for Fighters
  • 43:34 – Future plans for the Gym
  • 45:13 – Advice for beginners in MMA

You can listen to the episode on Spotify, Anchor.FM, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Breaker, Radio Public. Below is an audible link for the episode.

Let us know your thoughts on the episode in the comment section below. Also, let us know who you want to see in the next episode of the Indian MMA Origin Stories.

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