“Anshul Jubli Prepares for UFC Debut, the Indian MMA Sensation, Gears Up for His UFC Debut in Abu Dhabi.”
Dehradun-born Anshul Jubli, a promising mixed martial artist, is set to make his highly anticipated UFC debut on Saturday, October 21, in Abu Dhabi. He will face off against American lightweight contender Mike Breeden.
Here are five key facts about Anshul Jubli:
- Uttarakhand Native: Hailing from the picturesque state of Uttarakhand, Anshul Jubli is making waves as the second Indian fighter to secure a UFC contract, following in the footsteps of Bharat Khandare.
- Lightweight Warrior: Competing in the lightweight division at 150 lbs (70 kg), Anshul boasts seven impressive MMA victories with no losses. Among these wins, he has claimed victory in two bouts via knockout and one by submission.
- Pro Debut in 2019: Anshul Jubli turned professional in MMA in 2019, according to information on the official UFC website. He has earned the moniker ‘King of Lions’ in his journey.
- Humble Beginnings: Anshul’s journey into mixed martial arts began at 22, sparked by his discovery of MMA on the Internet. Driven by passion, he relocated to Delhi to pursue superior training and skills development.
- Road to UFC Triumph: Anshul Jubli’s path to the UFC included participation in the ‘Road to UFC’ competition, where he battled it out with fellow MMA fighters from across Asia in the lightweight category. His journey to the UFC finale included a victory over South Korean fighter Kyung Pyo Kim in the semi-finals, culminating in a showdown with Jeka Saragih.
Anshul Jubli’s entry into the UFC is a testament to his dedication, skills, and the vibrant MMA talent emerging from India’s diverse landscape. MMA enthusiasts and fans eagerly await his debut on the international stage.