Ritu Phogat who is also known as the Indian Tigress has made a lot of mark in the first couple of years of her mixed martial arts career. The Haryana based wrestler has emerged out as a huge prospect in the Octagon as she almost got her hands on the Women’s Atomweight Championship in the initial years of her MMA career and definitely she has a bright future ahead of her.
Who is Ritu Phogat? – Full Info about Indian Female MMA Fighter :
Ritu Phogat is a wrestler turned MMA fighter from Balali, Haryana, India. She is a Commonwealth Gold medallist and belongs to the legendary Phogat family. Currently (As of June 2022) she is signed with Singapore based MMA promotion named One Championship and she is making a lot of impact in the Octagon.
Career Achievements of Ritu Phogat in Wrestling :
- In October 2016, Ritu Phogat won her second consecutive title at the annual National Wrestling Championships.
- In November 2016, Ritu Phogal won the gold medal at the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship which was held in Singapore in the 48 kg category.
- In December 2016, Ritu Phogat became the most expensive female wrestler at the Season 2 of Pro Wrestling League auction, bagging a ₹36 lakh INR contract with the Jaipur Ninjas franchise.
- In November 2017, Ritu Phogat won silver in the 48kg category in World U-23 Wrestling Championships which were being held in Bydgoscz, Poland. This was the India’s first silver in the championship.
Is Ritu Phogat single or married?
On 8 November 2022, Ritu Phogat married a businessman named Sachin Chikkara in Sonepat, Haryana. Her husband runs a lead acid battery recycling firm in Sonepat, Haryana, and comes from a family of entrepreneurs.
What is the confirmed age of Ritu Phogat – How old is she?
Ritu Phogat was born on 2 May 1994 and currently as of August 2023, she is 29 Years old.
Family of Ritu Phogat – Parents and Brother & Sister Names and Details :
Ritu Phogat belongs to the legendary Phogat family which lives in Haryana, India. Her father Mahavir Singh Phogat is a Amateur Wrestler and a Olympic wrestling coach. Her mother Shobha Daya Kaur is a housewife. She has a younger brother named Dushyant Phogat and two elder sisters named Babita Phogat & Geeta Phogat as well as a younger sister named Sangeeta Phogat. Her three sisters and brother are also wrestlers by profession.
Full Win/Loss MMA Record of Ritu Phogat with all matches and opponents info :
Overall Professional MMA Record :
|10 Matches||7 Wins||3 Losses|
Wins against :
- Defeated Nam Hee Kim at ‘ONE Championship: Age Of Dragons’ on 16 November 2019 via TKO (Punches) in Round 1
- Defeated Wu Chiao Chen at ‘ONE Championship: King of the Jungle’ on 28 February 2020 via Unanimous Decision
- Defeated Nou Srey Pov at ‘ONE Championship: Inside the Matrix’ on 30 October 2020 via TKO (Punches) in Round 2
- Defeated Jomary Torres at ‘ONE Championship: Big Bang’ on 4 December 2020 via TKO (Elbows) in Round 1
- Defeated Lin Heqin at ‘ONE Championship: Battleground’ on 30 July 2021 via Unanimous Decision
- Defeated Meng Bo at ‘ONE Championship: Empower’ on 3 September 2021 via Unanimous Decision
- Defeated Jenelyn Olsim at ‘ONE Championship: NextGen’ on 29 November 2021 via Unanimous Decision
Losses Against :
- Defeated by Bi Nguyen at ‘One Championship: Dangal’ on 15 May 2021 via Split Decision by 4-1
- Defeated by Stamp Fairtex at ‘One Championship: Winter Warriors’ on 3 December 2021 via Submission (Armbar) in Round 2
- Defeated by Tiffany Teo at ‘One Championship: ONE 161’ on 29 September 2022 via Submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 1
Unknown Facts and Hidden Secrets of Ritu Phogat :
- Ritu Phogat started wrestling training under her father at the age of eight.
- Ritu used to do wrestling training from 4 am to 7 am in the morning and 4 PM to 7:30 PM in the evening everryday.
- In 2008 Ritu participated in a local dangal (mud wrestling) for the first time in a village in Dwarka and there she defeated about 3 to 4 boys.
- Ritu has a olympic tattoo on her hand to keep herself motivated.
- Ritu Phogat is a member of Evolve Fight Team.
What is the dream of Ritu Phogat?
Ritu Phogat had the dream of representing India at Olympics one day and win a medal for her country in wrestling but she failed to accomplish her dream because Ritu and her sister Vinesh Phogat used to wrestle in the same weight category because of which Ritu later on decided to pursue a career in MMA.
What is the Educational Qualification of Ritu Phogat?
Ritu Phogat studied only till the 10th standard as she dropped out of school to pursue a career in wrestling.
Favourite things and hobbies of Ritu Phogat :
- Ritu Phogat’s favourite sweet dish is Rabri Faluda
- Ritu Phogat’s favourite actor is Aamir Khan
- Ritu Phogat is a fitness freak and she spends a lot of time in the GYM
- Ritu Phogat’s favourite MMA fighter is khabib Nurmagomedov
Full Biography of Ritu Phogat :
- Ring Name – Ritu Phogat
- Nickname – Ritu
- Also Known as – The Indian Tigress
- Age – 29 Years (As of August 2023)
- Date of Birth – 2 May 1994
- Hometown – Balali, Haryana, India
- Nationality – Indian
- Profession – Professional Wrestler and Mixed Martial Artist
- Worked for – ONE Championship
- Currently living at – Singapore
- Zodiac Sign – Taurus
Physical Stats and Body Measurements of Ritu Phogat :
- Height – 5 Feet and 1 inches – 156 centimetres
- Weight – 52 KG – 114 lbs
- Figure Size – 36-26-36
- Bra Size – 36 C
- Waist Size – 26
- Hip Size – 36
- Hair Colour – Black
- Eye Colour – Black
- Skin Colour – Dusky