Bajrang Punia is set to become the first Indian wrestler to fight at New York

Bajrang Punia to become first Indian to compete at Madison Square Garden wrestling event.

Asian champion Bajrang Punia is set to become the first Indian wrestler to fight at New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden.

Punia, who won the 65kg men’s freestyle gold at the recent Asian championships, will be among top wrestlers selected by the American governing body for the May 6 tournament.

The 25-year-old will take on two-time US national champion Yianni Diakomahlis in the “Grapple at the Garden” Beat the Streets event, a major showcase for international wrestling since 2010.

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