The third of the Phogat sisters, Ritu Phogat, had determined to quit wrestling and pursue a career in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). The 24-12 months-old from Haryana has had an eventful profession in wrestling and turned into on route to observe her older sisters Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat, and Vinesh Phogat selected to exchange careers. To shift her recognition to MMA, Ritu has signed with a Singapore-based totally MMA organization named EVOLVE MMA, which has the best wide variety of world champions on the earth.
“I am excited to have moved to Singapore to begin my new adventure in Mixed Martial Arts. My manager Birbal Sports introduced me to Evolve and convinced me that that is the future,” Phogat stated. “I even have a dream of becoming India’s first-ever World Champion in Mixed Martial Arts and can’t wait to symbolize India on the worldwide degree and make my kingdom proud,” she said.
Ritu received the gold medal on the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Singapore within the 48kg category in her brief international wrestling career. She won a bronze medal in the 48kg category. In December 2016, Ritu became the maximum pricey lady wrestler on the Pro Wrestling League public sale, as she bagged a Rs 36 lakh settlement with the Jaipur Ninjas franchise.
The 2017 Asian Championships in New Delhi have become the first Indian wrestler to win a silver at the World U-23 Wrestling Championships in 2017. In November last yr, Ritu Phogat was covered in the TOPS scheme for the women’s 50-53kg freestyle event maintaining in view the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.