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WATCH: Meet the invincible wrestler, Arjan Bhullar, the first South Asian man ever to win the Mixed Martial Arts Championship

Darpan News Desk Darpan, 01 Jun, 2021 05:25 PM
  • WATCH: Meet the invincible wrestler, Arjan Bhullar, the first South Asian man ever to win the Mixed Martial Arts Championship

WATCH: "For me it is a way of life, to connect from my past, as Sikhs, our warrior lineage, its what we are about, its the blood I carry."

"This way of life allows me to connect physically, mentally spiritually to the highest level and fulfils me to no end," shared the one and only champion Arjan Bhullar to DARPAN.

Arjan Bhullar has made history as the first  Indo-Canadian Punjabi Sikh man to win  the Mixed Martial Arts heavy-weight  championship. He dedicated his win to all immigrants who has suffered several barriers and worked hard against prejudice and racism to pave the path for him and his successors.

In a historic battle for the One Championship belt, Arjan wrestled sitting champion #BrandonVera to conquer the title to become the #MMA heavy-weight Champion of the World.

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