Full Name: Abozar Mighani
Team: Bengal Warriors
Abozar Mighani is an Iranian Kabaddi player who was born on May 19, 1989. Abozar began his career as a wrestler before becoming one of the sport’s best defenders. He is currently a member of the Telugu Titans of the Pro Kabaddi League. Abozar debuted in Pro Kabaddi with Gujarat Fortune Giants in Season 5 and quickly rose to prominence. He is a right corner defender with a reputation for aggression and temperament. Because of his aggressive demeanour and intimidating stature, he is a master at instilling fear in raiders.
Rise to Glory:
Mohajer excelled in his debut season with the Gujarat Fortune in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 5. Giants, as he had a fantastic season with 65 tackle points in 24 games. Gujarat Fortune Giants advanced to the PKL finals in the fifth season thanks to some strong performances alongside Atrachali.
Abozar Mighani Pro Kabaddi:
In his PKL career, the Iranian defender has amassed 162 points from 63 games. Mighani announced his arrival by being the most successful defender for Gujarat Fortune Giants in season 5 and the fifth most successful defender in Pro Kabaddi Season 5. His 65 tackle points from 24 games helped his team reach the fifth-season championship game. His performance drew the attention of the Telugu Titans, who signed him for Rs. 75 lakhs for season 6. Telugu Titans Coach Gholamreza Mazandarani has relied heavily on the trio of Abozar Mighani, Vishal Bharadwaj, and Sidharth Desai.
Abozar Mighani is a right corner defender whose contrasting aggression and temperament make him a world-class defender who can be difficult to avoid even for top-tier raiders such as Ajay Thakur, Rahul Chaudhary, and Pawan Sehrawat. Back held is his signature move, in which he stops the raider by clutching his torso from behind, and the move requires immense strength, which the wrestler possesses in spades. His wrestling background is visible in his bulky stature, and it’s a sight to see him take on raiders.
Abozar Mighani is known as the “Smiling Assassin,” because his demeanour off the court is diametrically opposed to his aggression on the court. Every Kabaddi fan should keep an eye out for Abozar Mighani, aka “Smiling Assassin,” as he blocks and dashes raiders.
His rise to glory in Season 5 of the Pro Kabaddi League was aided greatly by some solid performances by Fazel Atrachali in Gujarat Fortune Giants, as well as the mentoring of Manpreet Singh, the Gujarat Fortune Giants’ coach. His collaboration with Vishal Bhardwaj in Telugu Titans also helps keep the raiders at bay, albeit not as effectively as the one with Fazel.
Abozar Mighani’s International Career:
Abozar Mighani was a member of Iran’s Kabaddi team, which won the gold medal in the Asian Games 2018 after defeating India in the semifinals and South Korea in the finals. This was the first time in Kabaddi history that a team other than India won a gold medal. The defender also won a silver medal at the 2010 Asian Games. He was also a member of the teams that won silver medals at the Kabaddi World Cup in 2016 and the Dubai Kabaddi Masters in 2018.
He was a member of Iran’s kabaddi team that won gold at the 2018 Asian Games. He also took silver at the 2010 Asian Games, the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, and the 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters.
Abozar Mighani Pro Kabaddi Stats:
|Avg. Time on Mat (%)||82.34|
|Avg. Out Rate (%)||83.33|
|Avg. Strike Rate (%)||83.33|