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Indian MMA Origin Stories Episode 17: Team Genesis ft. Samith Bhat

LockerRoom Team
11 December 2021

In the seventeenth episode of Indian MMA Origin stories, we talk to Samith Bhat, who is the man behind Team Genesis Mysore which is one of the top MMA Gyms in Mysore.

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, Samith Bhat talks about his starting days in Combat Sports, how Team Genesis was born, hosting MMA events in Mysore, MMA and Combat Sports in Mysore, GAMMA India, and much more.

Time Code:

  • 00:29 – Combat Sports in Mysore
  • 01:03 – Why he tried out Combat Sports
  • 02:23 – Story behind his transition into Coaching
  • 03:30 – The birth of Team Genesis
  • 05:28 – Story behind the name of Team Genesis
  • 06:06 – Major Challenges in the initial phase
  • 07:32 – Current Team structure
  • 08:25 – Future roadmap for Team Genesis
  • 10:01 – Hosting Combat Sports events in Mysore
  • 11:50 – GAMMA India activities
  • 13:50 – Advice to aspiring MMA Fighters
  • 15:20 – Closing Thoughts and message to viewers

You can listen to the episode on Spotify, Anchor.FM, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Breaker, Radio Public.

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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