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MFN 12: Strawweight champion Puja Tomar to defend title against Anastasia Feofanova on July 1

Sports Lounge Staff



Matrix Fight Night, Puja Tomar

Noida: Reigning strawweight champion in the Matrix Fight Night, Puja Tomar will be defending her title against Russia’s Anastasia Feofanova here on July 1.

Addressing the crowd at the MFN 12 Press Conference, MFN co-founder Ayesha Shroff promised an action-packed show on Saturday despite the last minute change to main event.

“It will be the first-time an MFN card will be headlined be two female fighters and this showcases the future for our female fighters in India. MFN 12 will be a cracker of a show with some of the best fighters in action.”

Noida Indoor stadium with a capacity of 4,000-5,000 people will host the 12th edition of MFN on July 1, 2023. 


Noida Indoor stadium with a capacity of 4,000-5,000 people will host the 12th edition of MFN on July 1, 2023. 

MFN co-founder Krishna Shroff also hyped up the fight card and said, “You can see a MMA show being led by two women will now have two female fighters leading a fight card. “This is only possible because of the kind of growth that MFN has already seen over the past four years. MFN has become one of the biggest MMA promotions not just in India, but in the world – and that is only possible because of the skilled fighters that we have in our roster. We cannot wait to showcase what we have in store for you on Saturday.”

Matrix Fight Night 12 Fight Card:


LIGHTWEIGHT: Gurtej Singh (IND) vs Edukondal Rao (IND)

STRAWWEIGHT: Sonam Zomba (IND) vs Jojo Rajkumari (IND)

FEATHERWEIGHT: Dushyant Singh (IND) vs Anthony Syiem (IND)

FLYWEIGHT: Aminder Bisht (IND) vs Akash (IND)


BANTAMWEIGHT: Chungreng Koren (IND) vs Chaitanya Gavali (IND)

FEATHERWEIGHT: Rahul Thapa (IND) vs Avizo Lanamai (IND)

FEATHERWEIGHT: Shyamanand (IND) vs Mido Mohamed (EGY)

LIGHTWEIGHT: Neeraj Panghal (IND) vs Digamber Singh Rawat (IND)

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT: Pawan Maan (IND) vs Sandeep Dahiya (IND)


FEATHERWEIGHT: Mochamed Machaev (AT) vs Khabibullo Azizov (TJ) – Co Main Event

STRAWWEIGHT: Puja Tomar (IND) vs Anastasia Feofanova (RU) – Main Event

The Matrix Fight Night can be live streamed on Disney+ Hotstar on subscription basis. The event starts at 6:00pm IST on Saturday, July 1.

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