9 Upcoming stars who could be the future of Indian MMA on the global scene
- A look into the upcoming stars of Indian MMA.
'The Knockout Queen' Asha Roka is a young prodigy and one of the most exciting prospects of Indian MMA. A straw-weight fighter, Asha Roka holds a professional record of 4-1 with all her victories coming by stoppage. Roka fights out of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India and is a former national boxing champion. At just 21 years of age, Asha Roka has made a huge name for herself and is being recognized as a top contender at 115 lbs in ONE FC.
The Knockout Queen began her MMA career fighting in the Indian promotion Super Fight League where she won 4 straight fights. Her impressive performance in SFL led her to join Singapore's ONE FC. In her very first fight in ONE FC, Asha Roka fought one of the best women fighters in the world and the ONE FC Atom-weight Muay Thai and Kickboxing world champion Stamp Fairtex. She suffered her first professional defeat at the hands of Stamp Fairtex in August 2019 and is yet to compete again.
Asha Roka is a very young and an extremely talented fighter who has taken the MMA community by storm with her quick rise to the top. With a well-established pedigree in boxing and an exciting fighting style, the future looks very bright for the young Asha Roka who could very well be one of the biggest stars in India and globally in the sport of MMA.Published 26 Nov 2019, 14:33 IST