In India, cricket may be considered as the favourite sport of everyone but lately Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) has seen a huge growth among everyone. It is the fastest-growing sport in India as well as the world which now offers a fully-fledged career to all the fight enthusiasts. MMA Matrix is a name one can reckon with which is revolutionizing the Indian MMA scene keeping in mind the fitness and health requirements of the people. The man behind this initiative is none other than the ultimate action star of Bollywood, Tiger Shroff whose dream is to take MMA to a new level in India. The actor has partnered with Alan Fenandes, who is rightly called as the pioneer of MMA in India. Besides this, Krishna Shroff, Ayesha Shroff, and Jackie Shroff have also played a pivotal role in building MMA Matrix.
Alan is India’s first Pro MMA fighter who is leading the MMA Movement and popularly known as Alan ‘The Bull’ Fenandes, has fought all across the world in his MMA Career which later resulted in MMA being the only focus of his life. With being skilled, he holds great expertise across all disciplines of Mixed Martial Arts and has tremendous experience of 17 years in this field. Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor was trained alongside him for an MMA cage fight sequence in the movie ‘Bombay Velvet’ directed by the Ace Director Anurag Kashyap. Moreover, Alan is a master at Ishudo (Close range combat ) training, Kickboxing/ Muay Thai and a BJJ Brown Belt from the famed ABU DHABI TOP TEAM. Besides MMA Matrix Gym, the latest addition is the Matrix Fight Night which is an event to boost the concept of MMA and functional training among the Indian talent.
Speaking about his camaraderie with Tiger Shroff, Alan said, “Tiger is a phenomenon when it comes to fitness. He has just raised the bar of fitness among everyone in India. His movies are a reflection of his love for fitness and MMA. I share a brotherly bond with him and I am pretty sure that he will change the dynamics of fitness in India.” To highlight some of the huge achievements of Alan Fenandes, he is a multi-time national champion in kickboxing, a WKL Asian Kickboxing Champion, a 2004 world champion in Abu Pro Kickboxing and MMA undefeated world champion in the Clash of Champions between the years 2005 and 2007.