Ringing in the Super Fighters; trials conclude in Ampara

Ringing in the Super Fighters; trials conclude in Ampara

Written by Bella Dalima

02 Feb, 2014 | 12:21 am

The third round of trials to select the final 100 contenders for Super Fighter Season 1 concluded at the D.S. Senanayake College in Ampara on Saturday.

Super Fighter which promises a novel television experience to audiences is a joint initiative of Newsfirst, MTV and MBC Media Networks together with MAS Holdings.

 The aim of Super Fighter is to unearth hidden boxing talent and bring them to the national and international arena.

Contenders for the final 100 from the Ampara and Batticaloa districts were selected on Saturday and a training camp for the participants took place on Friday. Over 300 potential contenders took part in the training camp.

Trials took place for the 300 participants as they competed in the weight categories of 49 kilogrammes, up to 52 kilogrammes, up to 56 kilogrammes and up to 60 kilogrammes.

 Incidentally trials took place on a boxing ring built to international specifications.

 

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