Pro Wrestling League

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Pro Wrestling League
Most recent season or competition:
2019 Pro Wrestling League
SportWrestling
Inaugural season2015
AdministratorWrestling Federation of India
No. of teams6
Singles entrants54 (as of Jan 2018)
CountryIndia India
Most recent
champion(s)
Haryana Hammers (1st title)
Most titlesNCR Punjab Royals (2 titles)
Tournament formatLeague Format
Official websitewww.prowrestlingleague.com

The Pro Wrestling League (PWL) is an Indian sport wrestling promotion that was first established in 2015. It was initiated by ProSportify and Wrestling Federation of India.[1]

Structure

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

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

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

Winners

Year Winners
2015 Mumbai Garuda
2017 NCR Punjab Royals
2018 NCR Punjab Royals
2019 Haryana Hammers

References

  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.