Sher-e-Punjab wrestling to be held on June 6

LAHORE: Sher-e-Punjab wrestling will be held here on June 6 in which Shahid Pehlwan will defend his title.

Secretary sports Punjab Saeed Ahmed Nawaz along with members of the organizing committee told at a news conference here at the National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday that there would be 20 small and big bouts in the event.

He said that main contest would be held between Shahid Pehlwan Khoaewala and Usman Shahid Pehlwan while other bouts would include those between Goga Pehlwan and Maloo Pehlwan and between Sarwar Sain Pehlwan and Ikki Pehlwan.

Cash prizes of more than Rs300,000 will be distributed among the wrestlers.