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Rajinder Singh Meena

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Rajinder Singh Meena
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Born (1981-12-25) 25 December 1981 (age 39)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
NationalityIndian
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Division (MMA)Lightweight
StyleSanda, Kickboxing, Boxing, Pencak Silat, Martial Art

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Rajinder Singh Meena (born 25 December, 1981) is an Indian Mixed Martial Artist, Wushu (Sanda) Fighter, Kick-Boxer, Pencak Silat and a Boxing player. Rajinder Singh Meena is the first Indian male fighter[1], who won fight in One Championship from Zhang Zi Hao from China. He is perhaps best known in Wushu, Kickboxing, Boxing as well as in Pencak Silat. From the year 2003, he remained the national champion in his weight category from a staggering six consecutive years.

“Rajinder Singh Meena” was born in Delhi on 25 October 1981 from Mr. Om Prakash Meena and Mrs. Narbada Devi. He did his schooling from Delhi.

Rajinder Singh Meena Initially started his sports career as a Boxer in 1999. While his elder brother Dharam Singh Meena was an international Judo player.

Mixed Martial Arts Career[edit]

Rajinder Singh Meena made his professional MMA debut in August 2009.

Full Contact Championship[edit]

Rajinder Singh Meena is undefeated from 2003 to 2009 in his Sanda career. He participated in various international and national tournaments.

In August, 2009, Mumbai, Rajinder Singh Meena made his Professional MMA debut with Full Contact Championship. Rajinder Singh Meena defeated Ajay Godajkar via Knockout in his Debut fight.

In his next fight on November 2011, Rajinder Singh Meena faced Dheeraj Walendra where he defeated Walendra again via knockout.

In February, 2012, Rajinder Singh Meena defeated Dhananjay via guillotine chok in the first round.

Over the three years, he earned a record of three wins without a single loss. He fought three times for the promotion, going undefeated during this run.

Super Fight League[edit]

In October 2012, Mumbai, Rajinder Singh Meena made his next appearance in Super Fight League. Rajinder Singh Meena has signed a multiple - fight deal with Super Fight League. He defeated Amitesh Chaubey (SFL-5) and (SFL 11) Amit Raj both by submission in the first round.

In December, 2012 (SFL 14) Rajinder Singh Meena fought Against Sandeep Yadav for light weight title Belt. Rajinder Singh Meena won the fight via guillotine chok in the fourth round and become a light weight champion in Super Fight league with Pro MMA record (6-0-0).

In August 2013 at SFL 22, Rajinder Singh Meena, In his first title defense against Pawan Maan, he lost the title by Kimura in 2nd round and this was the first loss of Rajinder Singh Meena’s MMA career and tittle too.

In October, 2013 at SFL 31, Rajinder Singh Meena faced Biki Bora. Rajinder Singh Meena won the fight via knockout in just 13 seconds of the First Round and set a record of the fastest knockout of Super Fight League.

In March 2014, at SFL Rajinder Singh Meena fought against Pawan Maan for the lightweight title. However, due to some back injuries he was unable to defend the title belt maan back his name in fight week and SFL select against Rajinder Singh Meena an Another top contender of lightweight Sumeet Khade, Rajinder Singh Meena defeated Khade in just 16 seconds of the First Round via guillotine choke and again won the lightweight title.

One Championship[edit]

In March 2015, Rajinder Singh Meena eventually signed with ONE Championship (then known as ONE Fighting Championship) and made his debut at One championship (AGE OF CHAMPIONSHIPS). On 13 March 2015 (Kuala Lumpur, Malasiya), Rajinder Singh Meena fought against Malasiyan fighter Petar Davis, Rajinder Singh Meena lost fight via TKO. On 2nd December 2016 (Manila, Philippines), his next fight against former One Feather Weight world Champion Hanerio Banerio in (AGE OF DOMINATION) was Rajinder Singh Meena lost the fight via Armbar. After that Rajinder Singh Meena made his next 2 fight under the promotion of Super Fight League in New Delhi (India) against Afghani fighter Farhad Hajratzada and American fighter Patrick Benson in which Rajinder Singh Meena lost both the fights via Submission.

On 26th May, 2017 (Singapore), Rajinder Singh Meena then fought in One Championship against Amir Khan (Dynasty of Heros) and Shanon Wiratchai again on 5th August, 2017 Macau (Kings of Conquerors). Rajinder Singh Meena ultimately lost both the fights via TKO.

On 26th January, 2018 (Manila, Philippines) Rajinder Singh Meena was scheduled to fight against Chinese Fighter Zhang Zi Hao, after a continue loss Rajinder Singh Meena won his first ever fight in One Championship from Chinese Fighter Zhang Zi Hao[2] via (Guillotine chok) in just 42 seconds of the first round. Rajinder Singh Meena becomes the First Male Fighter of India, who won in the One Championship.

Matrix Fight Night[edit]

On 13th March 2019 (Mumbai, India) Rajinder Singh Meena was scheduled to fight against Srikant Shekha in which he lost the fight via submission.

Championship and Accomplishments[edit]

Rajinder Singh Meena made his professional MMA debut in August 2009.

Wushu (Sanda)[edit]

  • International

In 2004 he participated in the 6th Senior Asian Wushu Championship, Mayanmar; in 2005 he participated in the 8th World Wushu Championship, Viatnam]; in 2006, participated in 10th South Asian Games, Sri Lanka] and won a silver medal for India.

In 2007, he participated in World Wushu Championships]; in 2008, he participated in the 3rd South Asian Championship, Bangladesh and won a silver medal. In 2013, he participated in 1st Wushu Masters, China and won the silver medal.

  • National

In 2003, he won the gold medal in Junior National Wushu Championship, Hyderabad and nominated as the Best Player of the Championship. He has also won the gold medal in Senior National Wushu Championship 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 consecutively. In 2004, he also won gold in All India Wushu Championship, Himachal Pradesh. In 2007, he earned a silver medal in 33rd National Games, Assam and a bronze medal in 34th National Games, 2011, Jharkhand. In 2014, he won the silver medal in Senior National Wushu Championship, Bihar; the same year he also participated in Wushu Federation Cup, Hyderabad and won a silver medal. In 2015, Rajinder Singh Meena won Bronze Medal in 64th All India Police Wrestling Cluster Games, Haryana; In 2019, he won silver medal in 4th All India Police Judo Cluster Games, New Delhi.

Kickboxing[edit]

In 2004, Rajinder Singh Meena participated in Senior National Kickboxing Championship, Punjab and won gold medal. In 2009, he Won Gold Medal in All India Kickboxing Championship, Chandigarh.

Pencak Silat[edit]

In 2017, Rajinder Singh Meena earned silver medal in Sr. National Pencak Silat Championship, Punjab.

Boxing[edit]

In 2000, Rajinder Singh Meena participated in Boxing Federation cup, Mumbai. In 2001, he won Bronze Medal in YMCA, New Delhi. In 2002, he won Bronze Medal in North India Boxing Championship, Chandigarh.

Mixed Martial Arts Record[edit]

Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Record[edit]

Total Win Loss
2 1 1

Wushu (Chinese Martial Arts Record)[edit]

Total Win Loss
155 135 20

References[edit]

  1. "Interview: Rajinder Singh Meena ecstatic with win in Manila, talks about exorcising his demons". mmaindia.com. Akhilesh Gannavarapu. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  2. "Rajinder Singh Meena vs Zhang Ze Hao at 'ONE: Global Superheroes'". www.conandaily.com. CONAN ALTATIS. Retrieved 27 January 2020.

External Links[edit]

  1. https://www.onefc.com/news/rajinder-singh-meena-ready-to-show-the-world-why-he-is-called-knockout/
  2. https://www.onefc.com/in/news/rajinder-singh-meena-talks-about-covid-19-pandemic-situation-impact-and-more/
  3. https://www.mmanytt.com/latest-news/indian-fighter-rajinder-singh-meena-wins-fight-championship-seventh-time/
  4. https://www.onefc.com/in/news/one-indian-athletes-tips-to-stay-safe-and-healthy-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/
  5. https://www.onefc.com/features/top-5-bouts-from-one-championships-indian-heroes/
  6. https://www.mmaindia.com/rajinder-singh-meena/
  7. https://www.mmaindia.com/rajinder-singh-meena-picks-win-one-fc-manila/
  8. http://knockoutradio.com/rajinder-singh-meena-aims-to-make-a-name-for-himself-with-one-championship/
  9. https://www.onefc.com/videos/rajinder-singh-meena-vs-honorio-banario/

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