UFC Signs First Ever South Asian Fighter

Arjan Singh Bhullar

I’ve got a team of fighters around me, from the boardrooms, to the courtrooms to the cage, my guys know what they are doing and know how to win”.

Arjan Singh Bhullar, 31, who was born in Canada to Punjabi immigrants from India, has become the first person of South Asian descent to be signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which is the biggest MMA fight promotion company in the world.

“Another glass ceiling has been smashed. It’s official, we are headed to the UFC!” This is what Bhullar wrote on his Facebook wall to announce that he had been signed by the UFC (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZyf0d6dpys).

“We are very proud of what Arjan has accomplished. We knew it was only a matter of time until the UFC signed him. He’s a perfect 6-0 and has never lost a round yet in his career,” stated Erwin Singh Braich, Canada’s first Sikh Billionaire (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgIDvv7wvaw&t=13s).

“I respect Arjan’s dedication and the way he was able to persevere through hard times in his life.”

Braich is leading a group of businessmen that have formed a coalition and created Dream Team Management, which is a company aiming to assist South Asians globally in making their mark in the world. Bhullar is represented by Dream Team Management. (http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/05/prweb14348979.htm).

Bhullar is currently the heavyweight champion in the Battlefield Fight League (http://battlefieldfl.com/) and he was the first person of South Asian descent to represent Canada in the Olympics in freestyle wrestling (London 2012) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmFUC6X4fjE&t=17s).

He also won Gold in freestyle wrestling at the Commonwealth Games (2010) –

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