SFL hosted the India League 1 in League Format. The season has demonstrated a strong proof of concept through its successfully completed league.
The league was televised on Sony ESPN and attained a cumulative TV reach of over 32 million and Net Sponsorship Value (NSV) of USD 16 million.
SFL League 1 exhibited strong performance across a multitude of social media and broadcasting KPIs including viewership, social media engagement and impressions.
Franchises in SFL League 1 were acquired by large multi-national corporations such as Hero Cycles, Jaura Group, Dabur, Vi John and more. Franchisees also included co-ownership stakes by leading Bollywood celebrities such as Tiger Shroff, Arbaz Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Salim Sulaiman and more.
SFL’s unique point scoring system affirmed strong fan engagement creating an exhilarating atmosphere and maximising the same.
LEAGUE CONCEPT AND UNIQUE POINT SCORING SYSTEM
- THE FORMAT: 8 Franchises, 8 Celebrity faces and local talent with local fan base
- THE TEAMS: 6 Fighters across 6 weight categories (5 male; 1 female) and 6 back-ups. 6 bouts (3 rounds of 5 minutes each)
- POINTS SCORING SYSTEM: Exciting and unique point scoring system deciding the outcome of each fight
DRAW=+1 TO EACH
When all three judges score the contest a draw
When two judges score the contest a draw
When all three judges score differently
REFEREE DECISION = +3 TO THE WINNER
When Referee gets the last word and scores the contestant(s)
When all the three judges score win for a contestant
When two judges score a contestant and third judge score the other contestant
TECHNICAL KNOCK OUT = +4 TO THE WINNER
When Referee stops the contest and when an injury as a result of a legal maneuver is severe enough to terminate a bout
SUBMISSION = +5 TO THE WINNER
Physical Tap Out and/or Verbal tap out
KNOCK OUT = +6 TO THE WINNER
When a contestant being rendered unconscious due strikes or kicks also known as a ‘lights out knockout’
|Opening Ceremony||19th Jan 2017||Thursday||18:00 – 19:00|
|Delhi VS Haryana||20th Jan 2017||Friday||19:00 – 21:00|
|UP VS Punjab||21st Jan 2017||Saturday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Goa VS Bengaluru||22nd Jan 2017||Sunday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Mumbai VS Gujarat||27th Jan 2017||Friday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Delhi VS UP||28th Jan 2017||Saturday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Haryana VS Punjab||29th Jan 2017||Sunday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Gujarat VS Bengaluru||03rd Feb 2017||Friday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Mumbai VS Goa||04th Feb 2017||Saturday||19:00 – 21:00|
|UP VS Haryana||05th Feb 2017||Sunday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Delhi VS Punjab||10th Feb 2017||Friday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Mumbai VS Bengaluru||11th Feb 2017||Saturday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Gujarat VS Goa||12th Feb 2017||Sunday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Semi Final 1 – Bengaluru VS Punjab||17th Feb 2017||Friday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Semi Final 2 – Delhi VS Goa||18th Feb 2017||Saturday||19:00 – 21:00|
|3rd / 4th Place – Bengaluru VS Goa||24th Feb 2017||Friday||19:00 – 21:00|
|Finals – Delhi VS Punjab||25th Feb 2017||Saturday||19:00 – 21:00|