U – Ultimate Fighting Championship
2015 saw the 23rd edition of the Ultimate Fighting Championship where the parent company made a whopping 600 million revenue, the highest ever in their history. As of 2015, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey was named the most dominant active athlete by two magazines, showing how much the sport of mixed martial arts and the UFC championship has grown and taken control of the world of sports.
V – Vijender Singh
It’s been a milestone year for Olympic medalist Vijender Singh as he decided to turn pro. The Indian made his professional boxing match debut where he defeated his opponent Sonny Whiting by TKO.
He also won the next two games against Dean Gillen and Samet Hyuseinov. However, turning professional ruled him out of the 2016 Olympics as he can no longer represent India.