The JSW Group, on Saturday, launched the Bengaluru franchise of the Pro Wrestling League, christening it Bengaluru Yodhas. The name along with the team crest was unveiled at a press conference addressed by JSW Sports CEO Mustafa Ghouse.
Bronze medallist at the 2015 World Wrestling Championship, Narsingh Yadav, the Yodhas' icon player was also present at the launch and was joined by Bajrang Punia, Sandeep Tomar, Lalita Sehrawat and Navjot Kaur who are all on the Yodhas roster. The team also has acquired the services of four foreigners in Ukraine's Pavlo Oliynik, Georgia's Davit Modzmanashvili, USA's Alyssa Lampe and Sweden's Johanna Mattsson. Bengaluru Yodhas will be coached by Kuldeep Malik, one of India's renowned wrestling coaches who also serves as the chief coach of the Indian men's freestyle wrestling team.