Ritu Phogat is a (Mixed Martial Arts) MMA athlete and former freestyle wrestler. She is the sister of famous wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat. Ritu also won the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling gold medal.
RITU PHOGAT BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD
Ritu Phogat was born on Monday, 2 May 1994 (age 27 in2021) in Balali, Haryana. She started wrestling training under her father, Mahavir Singh Phogat, when she was just eight years old. Initially, he found the game difficult, As she was supposed to wake up at 4 in the morning, he eventually developed a passion for the game. Ritu passed her class 10 exams and later dropped out of school to deflect attention from sports.
Ritu Phogat is a Hindu Jat family. His father, Mahavir Singh Phogat, is an amateur wrestler and senior coach. His mother, Shobha (Daya) Kaur, is a housewife. Ritu is the younger sister of Geeta & Babita Phogat are wrestlers. His younger sister, Sangeeta Phogat, is also a wrestler.
Ritu Phogat started her career as a wrestler in the 48 kg freestyle category in 2011. She made her international debut in 2014 at the FILA Junior World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. Ritu won her second consecutive title at the yearly National Wrestling Championships in Oct. 2016.
She said:- It is both an honor and a privilege to join the One Championship, the best and most prominent martial arts organization globally. Wrestling will always be my first love, but I think it’s time to expand my horizons.
I am excited to compete against the best mixed martial artists globally and bring pride and pride to our country. I also want to prove that Indian martial art is world-class.
RITU PHOGAT RECENT NEWS.
Star female wrestler of Haryana defeated Jomari Torres of the Philippines in a technical knockout in the first round of the One Championship held in Singapore. She won her fourth consecutive MMA Championship title.
She defeated Jomari Torres of the Philippines in a technical knockout in the first round of the One Championship.
Ritu has made her record 4-0 in MMA.
After the victory Ritu said, “I am constantly trying to do well. It was an tough fight and the challenges more difficult in the future. Now my focus is on the One Women’s Atomweight Grand Prix.