On 15 July 2016, profesional and amateur Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighters came together in Dakar, Senegal in an effort to promote the world's fastest growing sport. Local talent joined by foreign fighters from the USA, Costa Rica, France, the United Kingdom, and Thailand participated the first major regulated MMA event in the small West African country.
The MMA event attracted numerous professional Traditional "Laamb" Wrestlers and several hundred local spectators who the time were exposed to modern MMA. Most fights had commentators explaining the techniques and positions over the sound system.
GoorFit Fighting Championship was produced by JK&J, and promoted by Radio Live SN and 2STV media networks.
Photography by Jacques Victor Djiba / Mister X Photograpy