Puja Tomar creates historical past, becomes first Indian to win a bout in UFC


Puja Tomar turned the first-ever Indian to win a bout on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in UFC Louisville 2024 on Saturday.

Puja Tomar turned the first-ever Indian to win a bout on the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), defeating Brazil’s Rayanne dos Santos at UFC Louisville 2024. Tomar who hails from Uttar Pradesh, made historical past final 12 months because the first Indian girl to signal a UFC contract. 

In her debut struggle in the ladies’s strawweight division, she gained by break up choice, with scores of 30-27, 27-30, and 29-28. It was a shut match the place each fighters confirmed their strengths. In the first spherical, Puja dominated with sturdy physique kicks that landed nicely on dos Santos. She made dos Santos cautious about attacking in the struggle’s early levels.

In the second spherical, dos Santos took management, advancing and forcing Puja to counter whereas shifting backward. Both fighters exchanged kicks. The last spherical was intense and evenly matched, however Puja secured the victory with a decisive push kick knockdown.

‘I would like to present the world that Indian fighters should not losers. We are going all the best way up! We should not going to cease! We’ll turn into a UFC champion quickly! This win shouldn’t be my win, it’s for all Indian followers and all Indian fighters. I walked out to my Indian music with the Indian flag, and I felt so proud. I had goosebumps.’Puja mentioned after the match.

‘Inside (the Octagon), there was no stress, I simply thought, ‘I have to win’. I took two or three punches, however I’m OK. I’m going to enhance myself and I’m going all the best way up.’ She added.




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