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Pro Wrestling League Season 2: Geeta Phogat all set to return after injury
After a long injury lay-off, female wrestler Geeta Phogat is gearing up for the upcoming Season 2 of the Pro Wrestling League. But she says that the pressure is nothing compared to the gruelling training she and her siblings had to go through in their initial days.

Recently, the film Dangal, which is based on the story of the Phogat sisters – Geeta and Babita – and their hard taskmaster father, Mahavir Singh Phogat has set the box office on fire. The movie collected Rs 129 crore in the first four days of its release.

Geeta says, "I am under a little pressure as I am making a comeback after a long time but I am confident as I have very strong base and never shy away from my training."

">On being asked whether she felt bad about getting recognition now after the release of the film for what she had achieved years back, Geeta confesses, "What I did in 2012 (a bronze at the World Championship) or 2010 (a gold at the Commonwealth Games), I am getting recognised for it today. Obviously it feels bad that we are not being recognised for our wrestling but more now that a movie is made on our lives."

The highlight of Season 2 of the Pro Wrestling League would be a clash between Rio Olympics bronze-medalist Sakshi Malik, representing Delhi franchise in PWL and Geeta, who is representing the UP Dangal team in the league. But, the 28-year old Geeta says that she is well prepared to take on anyone in her weight category of 58 kg.

She says, "Be it Sakshi or Tunisia's Marwa Amri (another Rio Games bronze medallist), I am prepared. I have been training. Sometimes it boils down to a move or two and that makes all the difference. One never knows how a bout is going to pan out and even in last 2-3 seconds things can change. It's all about applying a technique. And I am working on it."

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