For the first time in the history of Pakistan, under the auspices of Mixed Martial Arts Pakistan, the first mixed martials art competition was organized in Mardan.
Chairman Pakistan Mixed Martial Arts Shoaib Afzal Malik and President Babar Raja along with Sports and Culture Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Atif Khan participated as special guests. According to the details, on the occasion of Diamond Jubilee of the 75th Independence Day of Pakistan, under the auspices of Pakistan Mixed Martial Arts, mixed martial arts competitions were organized for the first time at Mardan Sports Complex, in which Chairman Pakistan Mixed Martial Arts Shoaib Afzal Malik and President Babar Raja along with Minister of Sports and Culture Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Atif Khan participated as a special guest.
On the occasion of the mixed martial art competitions, famous singers and artists also performed their magic with mellifluous voice. More than 30 fighters took part in different categories of this mega event of martial arts. The exciting and thrilling fights of the fighters won the hearts of the fans. At the end of MMA Mega Fights event, Minister of Sports and Culture Khybar Pakhtunkhwa Atif Khan along with Chairman Pakistan Mixed Martial Art Federation Shoaib Afzal Malik and President Babar Raja distributed prizes to the fighters who took positions. Chairman Pakistan Mixed Martial Arts Federation Shoaib Afzal Malik also gave a cash prize of eight lakh rupees to encourage the best fighters. The purpose of the organization is to promote the sport of mixed martial arts and to bring forward the talent of new athletes so that they can get opportunities and enlighten name of country and nation at the domestic and foreign levels.