Here is great news for all the MMA fans in India. Anshul Jubli, the Indian fighter also known as the “King of Lions,” is poised to make his mark on the grand stage of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). He is set to debut on the upcoming UFC 294 PPV (pay-per-view) card as an Indian fighter. His opponent at UFC 294 will be American lightweight contender Mike Breeden. Read more to know further.
An Army Brat turned Indian Fighter
Who would have imagined that a young man with an army background hailing from devbhoomi Uttarakhand will one day shine bright as an Indian fighter on the MMA world stage?
Anshul’s journey is extraordinary as being an army brat it was expected of him to serve the country on international borders. Opting a different way of serving the nation, he chose becoming a national fighter. Today, Anshul is filled with determination, hard work, and passion that has led him to a pivotal moment in his career – his debut at UFC 294 and all his family takes pride in his success.
As we look forward to this exciting match-up, one thing is clear – Anshul Jubli is not just a fighter; he’s a symbol of hope and pride for India shining in the world of MMA. Let’s sneak peek and gain more in-depth information about his upcoming MMA event.
Sneak Peak into his fighting journey so far!
Anshul’s journey in MMA as an Indian fighter has been spectacular. He has an outstanding record in the lightweight division, where he maintains a perfect score of 7 wins and 0 losses until now. His victories include 1 win by knockout, 1 win by submission, and 2 first-round finishes as well. Such accomplishments are rare in a country where cricket is the only popular sport that receives recognition, but whenever they occur, they must be celebrated loudly.
His fans cannot forget his extraordinary start, which began on June 10, 2022, when he made an impressive debut. The glimpses of his victory are still fresh in their memories as on the day of his debut, Anshul secured a technical knockout victory over Indonesian fighter Jeka Saragih at 3 minutes and 44 seconds into the second round. This amazing victory not only marked his arrival on the international stage but also earned him a UFC contract, making him the second Indian fighter to achieve this.
The upcoming challenge as a great Indian Fighter
If you are unaware, Anshul is the only true Indian fighter who has placed the name of India in MMA on the world stage. The first person to put India’s name on the world stage in terms of MMA was Arjan Bhullar, who is Indian by birth but was born in Canada.
Anshul’s next challenge is at UFC 294 on 21st October, 2023, where he will face American lightweight contender Mike Breeden. Breeden, known as “Money” Mike Breeden, has a record of 10 wins and 6 losses. Of his 10 wins, 8 were by knockout. This fight surely promises to be an exciting clash of titans but the team of mad4india wishes our great Indian fighter goodluck for bringing another victory home.
“Mike is a tough fighter. He’s got solid grappling and a unique kicking style. I don’t underestimate him for a moment.”Anshul Jubli
In one of his interview, Anshul mentioned Mike Breeden’s skills with respect. This clearly reflects Anshul’s down-to-earth nature as person who is consistent with his Himalayan heritage and modest upbringing. He respects his opponent and is humble rather than being a rude competitor.
Currently Preparing and Training in paradise
Anshul is gearing up for his fight against Breeden, and he is currently training in one of the paradises of the earth – Bali. While training in Bali, Anshul has surrounded himself with top-notch coaches and training partners.
“Training here at Soma Fight Club in Bali has been a game-changer. I’ve had three camps here, and I’m confident in my team’s ability to prepare me for success.”Anshul
His statement clearly reflects confidence in his training camp and the zeal to win again.
Fighting for a Cause: The pride and respect of India
“I’m the first Indian fighter representing the country in the UFC. It’s a historic moment, and I want to make my fellow Indians proud.”Anshul Jubli
For him, this fight is about more than just a personal glory. He is a patriot who believes in fighting for the pride of his country as he mentioned himself that he is looking forward to outdoing his opponent and bringing pride to India.
Oozing with confidence, he predicts a Spectacular Debut!
“I’m going to deliver an exciting fight. I see the finish, maybe in the first, second, or third round. But I guarantee it’s going to be thrilling.”Anshul Jubli
This confidence is infectious and necessary as everyday he hustles more than the day before to make sure he brings glory to the country. On the occasion of this historic event unfolding in Indian sports, it is needless to say that Anshul, the great Indian fighter carries the aspirations of a whole nation as he gets ready to enter the Octagon at UFC 294 on 21st October, 2023. Being the pride of India, he knows that when he fights against Breeden, all eyes will be on him and of course, the trophy.
He is a true ambassador for the nation in the world of MMA as UFC-294 is more than just an event, it is a spectacle, and Anshul is poised to take the center stage.
It is going to be a celebration of dedication, the culmination of hard work, and the start of an incredible journey that promises to keep us all hooked. Stay tuned Arjun Jubli’s exciting journey at UFC-294, and wish him the best of luck for his match with Breeden!
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