newswrestling4 days ago

Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will not get any exemption from Worlds Trials, informs WFI

The Wrestling Federation of India has notified that Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will not be exempted from the upcoming Worlds Trials. The Federation has scheduled the trials for the male wrestlers in Sonepat on July 25 while the women’s trials will be held in Lucknow on July 26.
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newswrestling23 days ago

Will return my prize money if players don’t get respect, claims Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has revealed that he will return the prize money that is set to be rewarded with by the Haryana government if national wrestlers are not compensated with a fair amount. Along with Punia, two-time Commonwealth gold medallist Vinesh Phogat, questioned the Haryana government’s policy.
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newswrestling24 days ago

Bajrang Punia won’t ask for exemption from World Championship trials

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has stated that he will not ask the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for exemption from the trials of the World Championship and is ready for that. The star wrestler also added that in the sport a good day can help anyone win a particular bout.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Rankings don't matter much to me, says Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has expressed his happiness of being the No. 1 wrestler in the 65kg category but at the same time added that rankings don’t matter to him and he only aims at winning medals. Punia has also said that the sport in India is heading in the right direction with many wrestlers in the top 10.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Bajrang Punia gets beaten by Yianni Diakomihalis at Madison Square Garden

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia was beaten by American Yianni Diakomihalis in the 'Grapple at the Garden - Beat the Streets' competition held at Madison Square Garden in New York USA. USA Wrestling had invited the Indian to participate and Punia was the first Indian to do so as well. 
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reportwrestling3 months ago

Ali Aliyev Wrestling | Bajrang Punia clinches gold medal in freestyle

Bajrang Punia has bagged a gold medal in 65kg men’s freestyle at the ongoing Ali Aliyev Wrestling Tournament in Kaspiisk, Russia. The Indian wrestler has managed to win his second gold medal in a couple of weeks as he got the better Russia’s Viktor Rassadin in the final bout of his category.
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newswrestling3 months ago

WFI nominates Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat for Khel Ratna

Wrestling Federation of India nominated several Indian wrestlers, who bagged medals in various events, for India’s most honorary awards. While Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat nominated for Khel Ratna award, other wrestlers have been nominated for the Arjuna and Dronacharya award.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Bajrang Punia in line to become first Indian at New York fight night

Indian wrestling’s golden boy Bajrang Punia is all set to become the first Indian to step onto to the mat at New York fight night. Punia will take on two-time US national champion Yianni Diakomihalis in the 65kg category at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York, the United States of America.
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reportwrestling3 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Bajrang Punia strikes gold in nail-biting final

Bajrang Punia was having a comfortable campaign in the Asian Wrestling Championships before the gold medal bout, where he had to play out of his skin to overcome Kazakhtan’s Sayatbek Okassov. In other matches, while Praveen Rana, Ravi Kumar, and Kadian won, Rajneesh was eliminated.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Yogi Bhai has told me ‘Gold lekar aana’ for every competition, reveals Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has lavished praise on former India wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt whom the former considers as his mentor as they both wrestle in the same 65 kg category. The 25-year old wrestler further added that he is totally focused on doing well in the upcoming Asian Championships.
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