Toyam Industries Limited and MX Player are set to join hands for an MMA Reality show – Kumite 1 Warrior Hunt which will be hosted by Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty.
As per the press release, Kumite 1 Warrior Hunt will feature 16 Indian MMA fighters who have been selected through various rounds of auditions. The show will crown one female and one male winner.
“MX Studios’ Kumite 1 Warrior Hunt is India’s first MMA reality show and I am looking forward to hosting it. It is an exciting opportunity for India’s top sports enthusiasts to showcase their talent and represent the country on a global platform. I wish luck, strength and adventure for all the participants who will embark on this daring sports journey of their lifetime,” Suniel Shetty noted.
Mohamedali Budhwani of Toyam Industries noted that the aim will be to popularize the sport of MMA in India.
“The latest development is very exciting and highlights the beginning of Toyam 2.0. This is a dream partnership, with partners like MX Player, Suniel Shetty and Endemol Shine India. We have no doubts that we will be able to achieve our dream of popularizing MMA and providing the sport with nationwide visibility. In India, MMAs journey to the global arena has just begun and we are proud to lead it from the front,” he added.
Nikhil Gandhi, COO – MX Media added that it will be a unique show exclusively for the Indian audience.
“I’m particularly excited with the launch of Kumite 1 Warrior Hunt as it is a first of its kind in the India OTT space. MX Studios, our newly launched brand studio is designed to provide bespoke content solutions for brands to narrate quality stories. We are proud to bring to you this unique MMA show exclusively for Indian audiences that can help connect sport enthusiasts from across the country. We’ll be going on floors soon and are looking forward to working with Suniel Shetty & Kumite 1 to create a high-end immersive experience for our large user base that successfully headlines MMA as a sport,” Nikhil noted.
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