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Malla Yuddha 2.0: Umesh Prajapati vs. Rajkumar to headline the event

Malla Yuddha 2.0 is set to happen in Bangalore on 15 October 2022 and 16 October 2022. The event which will happen at the Lakeside Resort in Bangalore, will see a string of exciting bouts and will be headlined by the Flyweight MMA fight between Umesh Prajapati and Rajkumar.

Umesh Prajapati vs. Rajkumar to be the main event

Rajkumar, who fights out of the Indian Combat Sports Academy, hails from Odisha and has a background in kung-fu. He will be looking to continue his impressive run in the domestic circuit when he fights Umesh at the event. He was initially scheduled to fight GAMMA medallist Havish Reddy at the event but Havish was ruled out of the fight which brought in Umesh as a short-notice replacement.

As for Umesh, he will be representing Shubham MMA and Hyderabad in the fight. He noted that he wants to make his team and Hyderabad proud when he steps into the cage with Rajkumar for the fight. He will also be looking to derail the momentum that Rajkumar has at the moment.

Satyam Pandey vs. Igor Smart to be the co-main event

The co-main event of the fight will see Satyam Pandey going up against Igor Smart in a Flyweight MMA bout. Both fighters have shown their skillset in their previous outings and are bound to put on a show for the fans.

Satyam will be representing Ultimate MMA and Fitness in Mumbai and trains under Indian MMA star Chaitanya Gavali. Igor, on the other hand, will fight out of Tribal Warrior's Goa and trains with former kickboxing champion Bonny Sinary.

Exciting undercard on offer

The event also has a long list of exciting undercard bouts on offer for Indian MMA fans. Aditya Bhosle from Ultimate MMA and Fitness will be going up against Abhishek Gowda of KOI Combat Academy in the undercard.

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Two experienced names in the Indian MMA circuit, Wakeel and Dhanjyoti Rabha will also be locking horns on the card. Veteran fighter Ashwin will fight Jesulin Niveth while Tarun will go up against Sujan in a Lightheavyweight bout. You can see the fights announced for the event below.

Malla Yuddha 2.0 Fight Card

  • Abdul Kahaf vs. Mohd Shoukat
  • Brij vs. Sandeep Baghel
  • Taher Ali vs. Prashant Jha
  • Rajith Kumar vs. Karthik Kumar
  • Anirudh vs. Trishan
  • Sonawane vs. Sayed
  • Lokendra vs. Abhihek
  • Gajendra vs. Akshay
  • Tarun vs. Sujan
  • Wakeel vs. Dhanjyoti
  • Nadeem vs. Rohan
  • Jami vs. Ibrahim
  • Aditya vs. Abhishek
  • Vijay vs. Mihaj
  • Ashwin vs. Niveth
  • Sharukh vs. Saurabh
  • Abhishek vs. Vikrant
  • Navin K vs. K Sri
  • Naveen vs. Kishore
  • Shiv vs. Vinod
  • Husnain vs. Prajwal
  • Shaaz vs. Prathap
  • Akhil vs. Tharun
  • Arun vs. Sayan
  • Bahdela vs. Venkatesh
  • Aryan vs. Abdul
  • Joe vs. Anoop
  • Animesh vs. Sai Charan
  • Sachit vs. S Akhil
  • Aryan M vs. Fahad
  • Lakhsya vs. Naseef
  • Emmanuel vs. Jay
  • Adesh vs. Ritesh
  • Prajwal vs. Pratiyush
  • Ashwin vs. Karan
  • Sonaksh vs. Reshwant
  • Eshwar vs. Shoaib
  • Dawood vs. Huzaifa
  • Rizwan vs. Habeeb
  • Dhanush vs. R Ashwin
  • Igor Smart vs. Satyam Pandey
  • Rajkumar vs. Umesh Prajapati

What are your predictions for the event? Let us know in the comments below.

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