Ten MMA fighters (1 female and 9 male), attached to Academy of Martial Science, represented Karnataka in the MMA National Championships at Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh between May 19 and 23 and won 6 Medals for the State. The Championship was hosted by MMA State Association of MP and sanctioned by MMA India. Seen in the picture are (kneeling from left) Chethan D. Seervi (Junior Feather Weight – Silver Medal), R. Srinivas Prasad (Junior Bantam Weight – Silver), B. Akshatha Shanbhogue (Atom Weight – Bronze), S. Nikhil (Fly Weight – Quarter Finalist), Sridhar Sajji (Bantam Weight – Quarter Finalist), Samarth Vikram (Youth Light Weight – Silver) and M.N. Supreeth (Middle Weight participant) – not in picture; Standing from left: Rahul Urs (Junior Light Weight – Silver), N.P. Kiran (Light Weight – Silver), Gopal Nayak (Straw Weight – Quarter Finalist), Sharif Bapu (President, MMA India), Kevin Alfred David (Vice-President, MMA India), Kru Vikram (Founder-Director, Academy of Martial Science, Mysuru and Technical Commission Chairman, MMA India and State Head), K. Kavyashree (Team Coach and Manager) and Prasad Gaitonde (General Secretary, MMA India).