Gionee presents Combat Cage Fight Night powered by Kingfisher


Mixed martial arts event, Combat Cage Fight, is returning for its second season with a back-to-back bout session on December 18 and 19 in Goa at its new venue – Destination One right on the shores of Calangute beach. The event is supported by Percept Live and is being organised in association  with Goa  Tourism.

Following an electrifying debut season that saw crowds in Goa hankering for more, Combat Cage Fight Night finds is back to continue its streak of providing novel entertainment sport in India. This time, an audience of 1,500 a night is expected on December 18 and 19 at its new venue – the Destination One. Set against the beautiful setting sun on a clear winter evening, this seafront venue offers the best seating to fans of this national mixed martial arts event coming in from across the country.

The  Hon’ble  Minister  for  Tourism, Mr Dilip Parulekar  said, “Combat Cage Fight is fast becoming the biggest and best fight show in the country. By virtue of its high value entertainment and excellent organisation, it is an invaluable opportunity for Goa in terms of both sport and tourism. Tourists visiting Goa on a two-week holiday should make it a point to attend a fight night to experience  the   thrills of   the CCFs.”

Sinead McManus, CEO of Combat Cage Fight  said, “With water-tight security and medical arrangements,  strict vigilance, paramedics, an on-site doctor and ambulance, Combat Cage Fight Night is the best organized self-defense entertainment event in the country. We are  happy to  be  organizing the  second edition   again in Goa and  thank all our  sponsors   for  helping us make this  event  a huge  success.”

Combat cage fighting is a safe, regulated, competitive sport that involves a combination of martial arts techniques within the restrictions of a confined space. The first-of-its-kind event in India intertwines a show of the complexity of technical self-defence skills with the pulsating vibe of a nightclub experience.

This time, 24 fighters will take to the ring in 12 high energy bouts across both nights. Beginning at 6.00 p.m., the nights will feature some of the best music and entertainment of the season, with renowned DJs spinning unforgettable sets between bouts in the high-voltage ambience. The fabulous Barney Bowe returns as the MC and presenter for the evening, keeping spirits high and the atmosphere engaging.

Goa’s main card entry for the Combat Cage Fight Night on December 18 is Nelson Paes, who stole the show last year with his quick moves and finishing with a superb knock out. Also participating are popular fighters Himanshu Kushik and Goa’s Pushka Bhosle. Returning from last season are Danny Manpola, Suraj Bahadur, Rohit Pundar, Vivek Sharma who will vie for the ultimate title in India’s mixed martial arts scene.

As always, CCF places great importance on the inclusion of women in the show, with each fight night showcasing one ladies’ bout. Last year’s winner Bharti Pundar will enter the ring again, eager to retain her title after last year’s showdown with Goan boxer Sonia Parab.

This season’s Fight Nights are also sponsored by Venue Sponsor Destination One, Calangute, Wild Water, Cleartrip, Manipal Hospitals, and Radio Indigo with Viva Goa as the magazine partner. Tickets for both shows can be  booked on the Cleartrip app.

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