2017 Pro Wrestling League Season 2 Schedule & Fixtures

The Pro Wrestling League 2017 schedule is finally announced by the ProSportify in association with Wrestling Federation of India. Defending champions Mumbai Marathi will face runners-up Haryana Hammers in the opening game of the second edition of Pro Wrestling League. The tournament is scheduled to start from 2nd January 2017. All matches of the PWL 2017 will be held at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium in Delhi.

It was expected that there would be eight franchises as compared to six teams in the inaugural edition but PWL officials confirmed that there will be no increment in the number of teams. The PWL 2017 was rescheduled due to some issue. You can find Pro Wrestling League 2017 schedule and fixtures below.

Pro Wrestling League 2017 Schedule

The 2016 Pro Wrestling League Season 2 is rescheduled to start on 2nd January and it will end on 19 January 2017. The players’ auction took place 16 December, 15 days before the start of the tournament instead of mid-November 2016.

The tournament will witness a total of 54 wrestlers participating in the season 2. The matches will be played in 9 categories out of which 57, 65, 70, 74 and 97 kg are male categories and 48, 53, 58 and 69-75 kg are female categories. The official PWL season 2 schedule and match fixtures are updated here.

Pro Wrestling League 2017 Schedule & Fixtures

Date Match Time  Venue
2 January Haryana Hammers  Vs  Mumbai Maharathi 7 pm Delhi
3 January NCR Punjab Royals  Vs  Jaipur Ninjas 7 pm Delhi
4 January Haryana Hammers  Vs  UP Dangal 7 pm Delhi
5 January Mumbai Maharathi Vs NCR Punjab Royals 7 pm Delhi
6 January Delhi Sultans  Vs  Jaipur Ninjas 7 pm Delhi
7 January Mumbai Maharathi  Vs  UP Dangal 7 pm Delhi
8 January NCR Punjab Royals  Vs  Delhi Sultans 7 pm Delhi
9 January Mumbai Maharathi  Vs  Jaipur Ninjas 7 pm Delhi
10 January NCR Punjab Royals  Vs  UP Dangal 7 pm Delhi
11 January Delhi Sultans  Vs  Haryana Hammers 7 pm Delhi
12 January UP Dangal  Vs  Jaipur Ninjas 7 pm Delhi
13 January Mumbai Maharathi  Vs  Delhi Sultans 7 pm Delhi
14 January Haryana Hammers  Vs  Jaipur Ninjas 7 pm Delhi
15 January UP Dangal  Vs  Delhi Sultans 7 pm Delhi
16 January NCR Punjab Royals Vs Haryana Hammers 7 pm Delhi
Semi Finals
17 January Haryana Hammers vs Jaipur Ninjas 7 pm Delhi
18 January Punjab Royals vs Mumbai Maharathi 7 pm Delhi
19 January TBA vs TBA 7 pm Delhi

Semi-Finalist Team Squads

Haryana Hammers

Name Country Weight division
Abdusalam Gadisov Russia 97kg men’s
Magomed Kurbanaliev Russia 70kg men’s
Marwa Amri Tunisia 58 kg women’s
Sofia Mattsson Sweden 53kg women’s
Indu Chaudhary India 48kg women’s
Kiran India 75kg women’s
Rajneesh India 65kg men’s
Sandeep Tomar India 57kg men’s
Sumit Sehrawat India 74kg men’s

Punjab Royals

Name Country Weight division
Ilias Bekbulatov Russia 65kg men’s
Odunayo Adekuoroye Nigeria 53kg women’s
Togrul Asgarov Azerbaijan 65kg men’s
Vasilisa Marzaliuk Belarus 75kg women’s
Vladimir Khinchegashvili Georgia 57kg men’s
Jitendra India 74kg men’s
Krishan Kumar India 97kg men’s
Manju Kumari India 58kg women’s
Nirmala Devi India 48kg women’s
Pankaj Rana India 70kg men’s

Jaipur Ninjas 

Name Country Weight division
Betzabeth Arguello Venezuela  53kg women’s
Elizbar Odikadze Georgia 97kg men’s
Jakob Makarashvili Georgia 74kg men’s
Jenny Fransson Sweden 75kg women’s
Pooja Dhanda India 58kg women’s
Rahul Mann India 65kg men’s
Ritu Phogat India 48kg women’s
Rubaljeet Singh India 97kg men’s
Utkarsh Kale India 57kg men’s
Vinod Kumar Omprakash India 70kg men’s

Mumbai Maharathi

Name Country Weight division
Erica Wiebe Canada 75kg women’s
Carolina Castillo Hidalgo Columbia 48kg women’s
Jabrayil Hasanov Azerbaijan 74kg men’s
Pavlo Oliynik Ukraine 97kg men’s
Lalita Sehrawat India 53kg women’s
Rahul Aware India 57kg men’s
Pritam India 70kg men’s
Sarita India 58kg women’s
Vikas India 65kg men’s

The league will feature total 15 matches in the group stage followed by two semi-finals on the 17th and 18th. The 4 group toppers will qualify to the finals which is scheduled to take place on 19th January 2017

2017 PWL Season 2 Teams

The tournament will feature six teams like last year but this season, Bengaluru Yodhas will be replaced by a franchise from Jaipur while ownership of Delhi and Uttar Pradesh franchise were changed. The names of six teams are Delhi Sultans, Jaipur Ninjas, Mumbai Maharathi, UP Dangal, NCR Punjab Royals and Haryana Hammers.

Each team will consist of a total of 9 players and among them, there will be 5 Indians and 4 foreign players including 5 men and 4 women. Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia, Geeta Phogat are some of the big names participating in the tournament.