Super Fighter: the best of boxing talent emerges from Kilinochchi

Super Fighter: the best of boxing talent emerges from Kilinochchi

Super Fighter: the best of boxing talent emerges from Kilinochchi

Written by News 1st

16 Mar, 2014 | 10:50 pm

The ninth round of trials for Super Fighter, Sri Lanka’s first reality Sports TV programme, were held for a second day in Kilinochchi on Sunday.

Super Fighter is a joint initiative of MAS Holdings, Newsfirst and the MTV/MBC Media Network.

Over 650 aspiring boxers from the Jaffna, Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi districts turned up for the ninth round of trials which commenced in Kilinochchi on Saturday.

Following basic training for the contenders on Saturday, the trials commenced in under four weight classes on Sunday.

The trials, held in a ring constructed to international standards, proved to be a novel experience for the boxers.Notably, a number of contenders who had never boxed in their lives also participated in the trials following basic training.

How many boxers from the Jaffna, Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi Districts will qualify to join the final 100 contenders for the coveted title of Super Fighter?

Tune in to Super Fighter on Sirasa TV to find out.

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