Indian MMA

Tournaments like LFN can take BJJ to next level in India, says Tribhuvan Issar

Tribhuvan Issar has been an active name in the Indian MMA circuit for quite a long time now. He has competed across multiple promotions including the Super Fight League and on December 18, he will be stepping into the mats to make a mark at Leverage Fight Night IX.

The KOI Combat Academy athlete will be fighting Rachit Tyagi of Crosstrain Fight Club in the opening bracket and during his interview with Leverage Radio, he noted that he has a set of advantageous positions just like everyone else in the tournament.

“I think everyone will be prepared well and everyone has an advantage in some position,” he said.

A blue belt, Tribhuvan further went on to add that tournaments like Leverage Fight Night can improve the level of BJJ in India.  

“Tournaments like Leverage Fight Night IX will be taking BJJ in India to the next level. They’ll be helping us to compete and help us grow, and grow martial arts in India," Tribhuvan noted. 

When concluding, he said that he will be using the potential prize money to improve his skills while also keeping apart a small portion for his enjoyment.

“The prize money, I’m going to spend it on myself, my skills: I want to improve my skills with that, my food and a bit of the money, I think I’m going to spend it for my enjoyment,” he added.

Leverage Fight Night IX happens on December 18, 2020, in Delhi and will have sixteen grapplers from across the nation competing for the prize money of Rs. 1 lakh in a submission only single-elimination tournament.

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