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Indian MMA Origin Stories Ep 12: P-Town West MMA and UGC ft. Gaurav Kamble

LockerRoom Team
Calendar Icon14 June 2021

In the twelfth episode of Indian MMA Origin stories, we talk to Gaurav Kamble who is the co-owner of P-Town West MMA, an athlete, and the man behind the Ultimate Grappling Championship.

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, Gaurav opens up about starting his combat sports journey with wrestling, how he found MMA, how he became the owner of the gym, the big plans that are in place for the Ultimate Grappling Championship, and much more.  

Time Code for Easy Viewing:

  • 00:28 – Opening gym after the lockdown
  • 01:11 – Starting his journey with wrestling
  • 02:15 – Discovering MMA through Ronda Rousey and SFL
  • 05:00 – How he became the co-owner of the Gym
  • 13:04 – Covering Muay-Thai and Judo
  • 18:10 – Idea behind Ultimate Grappling Championship
  • 21:56 – Plans for UGC 2
  • 24:39 – Story behind the Gym’s name
  • 26:35 – Future roadmap for UGC and the gym
  • 30:00 – Closing thoughts

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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