Arm wrestling is a game unlike any other, because of the unpredictability and excitement in every match. In arm wrestling, one can expect to witness the proverbial David beating Goliath drama, where skill takes over muscles and brawn. Professional arm wrestling is nothing like your friendly campus or bar jostle. Professional arm wrestlers are dedicated, disciplined and devoted to the sport. There are a number of dedicated arm wrestlers across India.
Bulldog Armwrestling will host the first ever arm wrestling league in Asia, a visual and adrenaline-pumping spectacle that celebrates the raw, pure strength of the human body. Along with the league, Bulldog Armwrestling will work on popularising arm wrestling, one of the oldest sports in the world. Some of the most popular arm wrestling states in India include Assam, Kerala, Punjab, Delhi and Maharashtra.
Bulldog Armwrestling is committed to promote & develop the global sport of arm wrestling in India and Asia. Our team consists of world class Pullers, Referees and a Technical crew. India’s strongest arms are now a part of the Bulldog Armwrestling circuit.
Let’s take a look at some of the best arm wrestlers in India:
(no specific order)
1. Monoj Debnath
Won Gold with his Left and Right hand in the 42nd National Armwrestling Championship. He clinched a silver in the 2nd Indo-Pak Arm Wrestling Championship in 2015 held in Lahore (under youth category). The same year he finished 10th in his very first World Championship in Malaysia. Multiple times National Champion, World Rankings 6th and Asian Ranking 4th. Recently represented India in the 40th World Arm wrestling Championship in Turkey. Also known as ”The Crusher”, ”Leen”.
2. Abin Kurian
Champion of Champions – India – 2012, 2013, 2014, 8 times winner – National Gold, 2017 Silver Medal Indonesia competition. Also known as ”Aby”.
3. Debajit Sarma
11 consecutive times National Champion, 6 times National Champion of Champions, Asian silver medalist. Also known as ”One Horn Rhino”.
4. Pranjit Saikia
5 times national champion, First rank in India (2017), 6th rank in Asian Armwrestling championship (Kazakhstan) (2017), 2nd rank in India (2018). Also known as ”Axon Hunter”
5. Sunil Kumar
9 time National Gold medalist .2014 to 2018. In January 2018, Manjula Classic Champion of Champion.May 2018, Champion of Champion in National Sheru classic 2018 champion of champion in Delhi. Open National in Delhi Open Champion of Champion. King of Table Champion of Champion in Delhi. 5 time overall Open National Champion. Also known as ”Power House”.
6. Deepankar Mech
3-time Junior Gold medalist, 3-time Senior Silver medalist and 3-time Gold medalist at State level. Two-time Junior Gold medalist, One-time Senior Silver medalist, Two-time Senior Gold medalist, Junior overall champion 2015 at National level.
Currently, Senior Men’s 65 kg category Gold Medalist. Also known as ”Ding Dong”.
7. Sameer VT
A true legend in the Indian Armwrestling scenario. Winner of gold medal (National) 10 times, silver medal (National) twice, Asian silver medal, Champion of Qatar 3 times. Also known as ”Hulk”.
8. Jagdeep Kumar
9 times Mr. Punjab runner-up, 16 times state gold medalist, 7 times national gold medalist, winner of national silver medal, Indo-Pak silver medal, 8 times north India gold medal and thrice Mr. India runner up. Also known as ”The Rock”.
9. EV Saleesh
One of the most respected arm wrestlers in India. Winner of 9 gold medals and 2 silver medals for Kerala and a bronze medal in Asia Pacific Championship for India. Also known as ”Stone”.
10. Rajinder Kumar
Astonishing record of 17 times national gold medal, Indo-Pak gold medal, thrice Mr. India, 13 times Mr. Punjab and 6 times Mr. North India. Popularly known as Mahendi. Also known as ”Iron Fist”.
11. Pramod Mukhi
2 times national gold medalist, 4 time national silver medalist, 2 time Sheru Classic gold medalist, Sheru Classic Champion of Champions, National Champion of Champions 2018, Current 90kg gold medalist India. Also known as ”Arm Blaster”.
12. Rahul Panicker
Winner of National Championship gold medal 5 times, UAE Championship gold medal 2017, Kerala team captain 2017. Also known as ”Strap Man”.
13. Abdul Majid
A native of Aurangabad and popularly known as Majju Lala, he is one of he most feared and respected arm wrestlers in Maharashtra. Also known as ”Top Roll City”.
India’s Top Arm Wrestlers
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