Mohammed Shahid is 2011's No # 1 Indian MMA fighter. He won the 80kg 8 man tournament at Gym Wars 12 this year and is undefeated in his mma record of 4/0/0 Shahid says that he will be relentless until he wins a UFC title belt and makes India proud. Shahid runs the Hawks Elite Combat Academy in Manama Bahrain. Shahid will be making his International MMA debut at th One Fighting Championship in Singapore this year.
Bharat Khandare is the No # 1 Indian MMA fighter in the 70 kgs weight category. Bharat won the 2011 eight man tournament in the 70 kgs category at Gym Wars 12 and will also be fighting at the One Fighting Championships in Singapore this year. Bharat's only loss was in Almaty Kazakhstan last year at the World Absolute Fighting Championships. This loss was highly controversial and Bharat still considers himself undefeated in India at his record of 6/1/0
Chaitanya "Dangerous" Gavali carries an mma record of 4/1/0 and will be one of the top contenders to watch out for this year. Chaitanya began fighting last year in the 90kg category , dropped down to 80 kgs for the 2011 8 man tourney and will be dropping further to 70 kgs for his debut International at One Fighting Championships Singapore. Jitendra Khare , his strength coach says that the 70kgs will be ideal for Chaitanya to perform at his best.
Rajesh More has a 5/2/0 mma record and is a strong contender training out of Tigers MMA Academy , Nasik.
Susovan Ghosh recently rose to fame after being selected to be the sole Indian MMA representative at the One Fighting Championships debut event on sept 3rd 2011. Susovan carries an mma record of 4/2/0 and will be fighting Radeem Rahman at One Fc. Susovan is a brown belt in Shitoryu Karate.
Surje Gurung is the assistant manager at Tigers MMA Academy Nasik and carries an mma record of 4/1/0 His only loss came from Bharat Khandare[he refused to fight his training partner Bharat at the 70 kg tourney at Gym Wars 12]. Surje was the National Kickboxing in 2009
Meme is a proud representative of Nagaland and the premiere mma fighter representing North East India
Anup Menon has an mma record of 2/1/0 and trains at Evolution MMA Mumbai
Swapnil Barve has an mma record of 2 /2/0 and trains at Tigers MMA Academy , Nasik
"BPO bad boy" Sudipto Marik carries an mma record of 2/0/0 and fights out of Evolution MMA Mumbai. "Big" Jitendra Khare , the official referee for Gym Wars is currently looking for a 60kg fighter who can knock out Sudipto and help sort some monies owed to the badboy. Sudipto in turn is willing to negotiate with any fighter ready to lose to him in spectacular fashion.