UAE: ‘The Great Khali’ to Grace Maiden Mr International Indian Body Building Championship in Dubai

UAE: Al Zeal Fitness and Dubai Indian Association under the aegis of Emirates Body Building Federation and Rhythm Events have scheduled for the first time ever UAE’s biggest Body Building Championship ‘Mr. International Indian 2015-16’ competition on January 29 and 30. The qualifying rounds will take place in an indoor venue to be finalised soon whereas the final rounds will be held on January 30, 2016 at Al Nasr Leisure land Ice Rink with whole day event.


About the Competition:

A record breaking participants are expected to be participating in this great event from all over GCC Countries & India and there is a rain of response who have already registered their entries. The competition which is open to all Indian expatriates holding valid Indian Passports will be held in six different weight categories: 60kg – 65kg, 65kg – 70kg, 70kg – 80kg, 80kg – 90kg, 90kg – 100kg, and 100 category. Winner of each category will qualify for the final round. Every category will have first runner up and second runner up prizes too.


Prize Details;

Again a record breaking biggest prize amount of Rs.1 Million for the Title and Rs.2.5 Million for the 17 other prizes have been announced by the organisers who said that this championship competition is exclusively to promote Indian bodybuilders who have so far produced many other champions while at the same time they were behind the screen unknown.


‘Mr. International Indian’ Title – IRs.1,000,000 with Cup and Certificate
Runner up – IRs. 500,000 with Cup and Certificate
First runner up – IRs. 250,000 with Cup and Certificate
Other three finalist – IRs. 100,000 with Cup and Certificate each.
This will be a golden opportunity for those Indian body builders to bag the International Title overseas. The total event will be professionally organised to International Standards without compromising any of the aspects.


To grace this biggest professional event WWF’s World Heavyweight Champion ‘The Great Khali’ a well known professional wrestler will be arriving all the way from India along with his assistant Bobby. This is Khali’s first ever visit to UAE where he has thousands of fan following. The 7-foot-1, 347-pound skyscraper of a WWE Superstar was a tower over all of the WWE Universe. Khali who once was an officer at Punjab State Police always stood out from every crowd not only for his overwhelming size, but also for being the first to blaze a trail to WWE from his native India. Khali’s battle-ready mentality and intimidating presence combined to make him a unique threat to every member of the WWE roster. He had successfully stood tall against celebrated WWE Superstars including The Undertaker, Kane, Big Show, John Cena and Jinder Mahal. And he was the last man standing in a 20-Man Battle Royal on SmackDown in 2007 that allowed Khali to realize his dream of becoming World Heavyweight Champion.


To add, there will be more than 50 well known dignitaries from India who have already booked their air tickets to witness the great sports event. While 2,000 plus Gyms operating in UAE have signed off their support in this event the Emirates Body Building Federation have partnered with their fullest support with eminent Emirati dignitaries have also blocked their dates to witness this first of its kind event in the UAE. The venue is expected to cross 3,500 spectators and all possible security measures will be taken for the smooth handling of this two day event.

Many sponsors have come forward voluntarily to support this biggest sport event in bodybuilding which will be supported by most of the TV medias, Web medias, Newspapers and Magazines of both UAE and India.

A unique website ‘UAE GYM TRACKER’ will be launched during this event along with the book release on the success story of Emirates Body Building Federation and its founders. The website will give easy reach through GPS to all those Gyms operating in UAE with contact details.

UAE’s well known Bodybuilding Judges will select the final 60 participants out of 1,000 registered participants through the well written criteria of qualifying for this professional bodybuilding contest.


The final 60 selected qualified contesters will present themselves in the final round at the Ice Rink, Al Nasr Leisureland on 30th January, 2016 to finalise the top three winners. The winners will be announced and will be honoured with prize amount and trophy along with certificate of honour. All other participants will also receive Certificate of participation as a honour.

In between the events to add spice and colour to the event, there will be variety of presentations viz., Karate Demonstration, Judo Demonstration, Sumba dance, Standup Comedy, Magic, Music etc. A traditional UAE-India welcome will open up the programme on the final day giving touch to Indo-UAE friendship.

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