Indian Kick boxer Mang Tombing eyeing for Hollywood movies
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 1:07:48 PM
Mang Tombing had many appearances in TV channels, serials, local and international media. Fearless Tombing and Edgar Noordanus, a famous Thai Kick-boxing Master-trainer had jointly shown ‘Thai Kick-boxing Demonstration’ telecast by NDTV Goodtimes two years back.
Many a times, Tombing has rejected media bites and interviews due to his contract. He has taught John Matulis, an American Jujutsu expert and Niko, Germany’s former boxing champion in free-style fighting. Beside this, he had also given trainings to many young and senior professional fighters from abroad, representatives of different nations and countries.
When it comes to acting in films, Tombing says, nobody did action better than real-life artists, since they are dealing with realities. They gained indepth experiences which added confidence to them.
Now Tombing wants to act in Hollywood action films and excel his skillful arts to the global audience. He is looking forward for the right person who could helps him get into big screens –Hollywood film.
“I am interested in Hollywood action movies. I need someone’s help from Hollywood film industry. If I don’t find, I should try to get in my own to do my life story,” Tombing said.
Mang Tombing’s directed “Fight CRIME”, a practical self-defense DVD video which was released early this year received wide appreciation from the viewers, especially from women and working girls in Delhi.
Tombing is currently giving self-defense and security combat trainings to various reputed security companies in Delhi and other metropolitan cities.
The unforgotten hero, brought-up from an orphanage home in Manipur’s Churachandpur district had faced several hardships in his earlier days. His die-hard attitude ‘to fight in the ring’ led him through many odds and fears. In those days, his meager earnings did not even meet his journey expenses. But nothing could obstruct him from his passion.
Some of his achievements are
Gold Medal at Asian Kick Boxing Champion 2004 in New Delhi.
Three Gold Medals at World Open: Clash of the Champion-II 2005 in Maharashtra.
Gold Medal at Asian Open Mixed Martial Arts 2007 in Maharashtra.
Gold Medal at Asian Muay-thai Championship 2007 in Maharashtra.
Second Best Fighter (World No. 2) at World Absolute Fight Championship 2010 in Kazakhstan.
Crossing several hurdles, Mang Tombing is now regarded as the pride of India in today’s world. No Indians has ever brought as many laurels to his country as Tombing does in the field of Kick Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts and Muaythai. He is the only professional fighter from one of India’s neglected state, who gets international recognition.
Tombing’s family moved to Bangalore few years back. An ex-serviceman, Pakanga, Tombing’s father visited his birthplace at Champhai’s Khawlian Tlangnuam in Mizoram recently.
Pakanga spent his childhood days in this village in the ‘50s. Tombing’s grandfathers Zama, Enggina and K. Siama, his uncle settles in Aizawl Chanmari west. Now, he wants to visit Mizoram and is planning to meet Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla