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Yogeshwar Dutt gets highest bids at Pro Wrestling auction

Yogeshwar Dutt gets highest bids of Rs. 39.70 Lakh at Pro Wrestling auction. Olympic medallist Indian grapplers Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar were the highest grossers in the Pro Wrestling League auction, held here on Tuesday. The 2012 Olympics Bronze medallist Yogeshwar, attracting the highest bids, was bought for Rs.39.70 lakh by team Haryana. Sushil went for Rs. 38.20 lakh and was snapped up by team Uttar Pradesh.
Both Yogeshwar and Sushil were the first to get auctioned as they belong to the 'Icon' players category with each team having one. All Icon players had a base price of Rs.33 lakh. The others were home grown Narsingh Yadav, who went to JSW Group owned Bengaluru for Rs. 34.5 lakh, top female wrestler and 2010 Commonwealth Games champion Geeta Phogat to Punjab, owned by CDR Group and legendary Bollywood actor Dharmendra, for her base price of Rs.33 lakh. The Mumbai franchise, owned by Maverick Industries and Mafatlal Industries, bought American grappler Adeline Gray for Rs.37 lakh while Swedish Sofia Mattison was bought for her base price of Rs.33 lakh.