Pro Wrestling League

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Pro Wrestling League
SportWrestling
No. of teams6
Singles entrants54 (as of Jan 2018)
CountryIndia India
Most recent
champion(s)
NCR Punjab Royals (2nd title)
Tournament formatLeague Format
Official websitewww.prowrestlingleague.com
Current sports event 2018

The Pro Wrestling League (PWL) is an Indian sport wrestling promotion that was established in 2015.[1] It was founded by Kartikeya Sharma and ProSportify, who owns PWL.

Structure[edit]

The Pro Wrestling League includes six franchises, which represent cities throughout India. The teams are formed via auction.[2]

The league adheres to United World Wrestling rules for all weight categories.[3] All the seasons so far of PWL hosted six teams, each consisting of 9 players. During the group stage all the team meet each other once. While the top after group stages qualifies to the playoffs. During group stages out of 9 weight categories 7 category bouts are held, the teams gets to block any one category bouts they want, they have to play all bouts even if they win the match before the last bout. During the playoffs all the 9 category bouts are held and a teams wins a match when it wins 5 bouts. [3]

Bidding[edit]

In every season of PWL, all players participate in a bidding system.[4] Players are listed in an auction where each team owner bags a chosen player after making the highest bid.

Teams[edit]

Team
Delhi Sultans
Haryana Hammers
Mumbai Maharathi
NCR Punjab Royals
UP Dangal
Veer Marathas

Winners[edit]

YearWinners
2015Mumbai Garuda
2017NCR Punjab Royals
2018NCR Punjab Royals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Pro Wrestling League India". www.prowrestlingleague.com. Retrieved 2018-01-24. 
  2. ^ "Pro Wrestling League Is Success In India: How Can We Replicate It?". Retrieved 2018-01-17. 
  3. ^ a b "Pro Wrestling League launched in presence of Sushil Kumar". The Indian Express. 2015-07-27. Retrieved 2015-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Pro Wrestling League: Next season starts from January 9, Satyawrat Kadian to compete in 92 kgs category". The Indian Express. 2017-12-22. Retrieved 2018-01-17.