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ONE Championship’s Ritu Phogat: Wrestling for the Win?

It’s no secret that wrestling is one of, if not the, best base for mixed martial arts. While not foolproof, solid wrestlers have proven over and over again that they have a unique ability to neutralize some of the best strikers in the world. One case in point is Ben Askren.
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By The Numbers: Nong Stamp vs. Ritu Phogat

Reigning atomweight titleholder Angela Lee will have a vested interest in the outcome when Nong Stamp meets Ritu Phogat in the One Championship “Winter Warriors” co-feature on Friday at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. Their atomweight grand prix final will determine the next No. 1 contender for Lee’s 115-pound throne.
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ONE Championship atomweight GP: Ritu Phogat banking on her wrestling experience against Stamp Fairtex in final

Singapore, November 27 (ANI): Ritu Phogat believes superior wrestling background will give her an edge against Stamp Fairtex of Thailand in the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix Championship Final on Friday. Following her incredible victory over the Philippines' Jenelyn Olsim in the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix semifinal...
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ONE NextGen videos, results: Stamp Fairtex, Ritu Phogat advance to atomweight grand prix final

Stamp Fairtex has another big fight lined up. The former ONE Championship Muay Thai and kickboxing titleholder put together a commanding three-round performance against Julia Mezabarba in the MMA main event of the ONE: NextGen event Friday in Singapore. Stamp’s win advanced her to the finals of the atomweight grand prix tournament, which will determine a No. 1 contender for the promotion’s 115-pound title.
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By The Numbers: Ritu Phogat vs. Jennifer Olsim

Ritu Phogat and Jennifer Olsim have their marching orders. The two women will comprise one half of the One Championship atomweight grand prix semifinals when they face each other in the “NextGen” co-main event on Friday at Singapore Indoor Arena in Kallang, Singapore, with the winner moving on to meet either Nong Stamp or Julie Mezabarba in the tournament final. Phogat enters the cage on the heels of back-to-back victories. She last appeared at One Championship “Empower,” where she took a three-round unanimous decision from Meng Bo on Sept. 3. Olsim, meanwhile, also finds herself on a modest two-fight winning streak. She last competed on Aug. 27, when she laid claim to a three-round unanimous decision over Bi Nguyen at One Championship “Battleground 3.”
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MMA News: Jenelyn Olsim Gets Her Wish, Steps In Against Ritu Phogat For ONE Atomweight GP

Team Lakay’s Jenelyn Olsim gets the opportunity of a lifetime as she faces India’s Ritu Phogat in the semifinals of the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix. The Filipina standout’s appearance in the tournament comes as a surprise after Japanese grappler Itsuki Hirata announced on her Instagram that she has a high fever, forcing her to pull out from the Grand Prix.
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MMA News: Ritu Phogat Feels Confident Ahead Of Grand Prix Clash With Itsuki Hirata

Indian wrestling phenom Ritu Phogat will be facing Japanese grappler Itsuki Hirata in the semifinals of the Atomweight World Grand Prix at ONE: NextGen. ONE Championship allowed the fans to vote for the semifinals matchups, and the majority selected a grappler-versus-grappler match between Phogat and Hirata. Meanwhile, Stamp Fairtex is set to take on replacement foe Julie Mezabarba in the other bracket.
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Ritu Phogat Sends Stern Warning To Meng Bo Ahead Of Grand Prix Clash

Following a recent victory over highly-regarded Chinese fighter Lin Heqin, Indian wrestling star Ritu Phogat effectively earned back her spot in the upcoming ONE Women’s Atomweight World Grand Prix. Phogat is now scheduled to face No. 2-ranked atomweight contender Meng Bo of China in the first round of the tournament...
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ESPN

Ritu Phogat re-included in ONE Championship's Atomweight Grand Prix

Ritu Phogat has been re-included in the 8-woman Atomweight Grand Prix to be held in September this year. Three bouts now stand between her and a title bout for the ONE Championship Atomweight crown. Phogat (5-1) had originally been named in the GP in February this year but was bumped...
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Ritu Phogat Returns Following Loss

ONE Championship’s second-half of 2021 will get underway on Friday, July 30, with ONE: Battleground. Part of the action will be Ritu Phogat, who will be looking to right her ship with a dominant performance against China’s Lin Heqin. Ritu Phogat Returns to the Circle at ONE: Battleground. Ritu Phogat...
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Ritu Phogat stumbles to first MMA loss, out of One title shot

In another couple of weeks, Ritu Phogat would have been up for one of the biggest challenges of her career - a bout against Bo Meng - her first fight in an eight fighter Grand Prix for the ONE Atomweight title. That title was to have been the culmination of a long standing goal for Phogat, but it will have to be put on hold now.
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Bi Nguyen to Ritu Phogat: “I’m nobody’s stepping stone”

ONE Championship women’s atomweight star Bi Nguyen is all fired up and motivated ahead of her showdown with Indian wrestling champion Ritu “The Indian Tigress” Phogat. Nguyen and Phogat lock horns at the tape-delayed ONE: DANGAL, a tape-delayed event from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore that airs on Saturday, 15 May, just weeks before Phogat is scheduled to enter action against No. 2-ranked atomweight contender Meng Bo.
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