Super Fight League names new COO
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Mixed Martial Arts competition Super Fight League on Thursday announced the appointment of Rajesh Mehta as its chief operating officer.
The league starts from January next year, according to a release.
The franchisee based league will feature eight teams, which is being organised in association with the All India Martial Arts Association (Aimmaa).
Commenting on the development, Mehta said in the release, "I am extremely happy to assume the operational charge of Super Fight League and will endeavour to make it one of the most exciting and sought after sports experience for the viewers."
"The Super Fight League will be broadcast live on Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD whereas the opening ceremony will be live on Sony Max. The matches will be held on weekends over Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the same will be broadcasted from 7-9 PM," he added.
Super Fight League CEO and the league's principal founder Bill Dosanjh said:" Rajesh is a man of vast experience and expertise and Super Fight League with its ground breaking announcement is on the threshold of changing the history of MMA in India."
"This is a move that requires the right handling and I feel there is no one better than him to help Super Fight League actualize its potential. We at Super Fight League wish him all the best for his future endeavours with us," he added.