New Delhi, March 15, 2017: The boxing fever is soon to grip India with its first ever Pro Boxing India Championship (PBIC) being organized by Royal Sports Promotions in association with Asian Boxing Council, the Asian federation affiliated with World Boxing Council (WBC).
The first edition of the championship would begin by the third quarter of the year. The event will bring together boxers from across the globe to participate and vie for the title. At present, Royal Sports Promotions manages 20 boxers and work closely with 25 other boxers for various associations. They have successfully conducted Pro Boxing matches for men and women in India. The company also organized the first ever AIBA Pro Boxing Night in India in 2016 where Indian pugilist Vikas Krishnan earned himself an extra shot at Olympic qualification.
Royal Sports Promotions have set out the blueprint for popularizing boxing as a spectator sport and are looking at the Pro Boxing India Championship as the perfect roadmap to revolutionize the sport of boxing in India and globally. The league format championship will see 8 teams, battling for the title in five weeks of high octane action. The championship will offer a total of 6 winning titles for 6 weight categories.
Speaking about the conceptualization of PBIC, Mr Jai Singh Shekhawat Director Royal Sports Promotions said, a?We are here to bring back that anticipation and anxiety among the young boxers with the Pro Boxing India Championship. PBIC is going to be a game changer for professional boxing in India. It will be our endeavor to focus on the essence of the sport without any compromise and keep the culture and heritage of the sport alive.a?A
A total of 48 boxers will be seen participating in the inaugural edition of PBIC wherein there would be a total of 32 male pugilists and 16 female pugilists. Each team will have a mix of Indian Origin and International Boxers.A A whopping prize money of 6 crores in its inaugural edition will further add to the high voltage competition in the ring.
The championship will be run under the norms of World Boxing Council and the winners of all six categories would be entitled to fight Asian titles.
a?India has had a long history with boxing. The country has produced many world champions and Olympic medalists in the sport of boxing. We see a great potential in PBIC to bring talent from across the world in the ring and give professional boxing community a stage to showcase their prowess,a? added Mr Kiate Sirigul ,Executive Secretary a Asian Boxing Council.A
About Royal Sports Promotion
Royal Sports Promotion Private Ltd. is a premier sports and special events marketing company and the soul promoter of the Pro Boxing India Championship. The Royal Sports Promotion aims to revolutionize boxing in India and are the pioneers in major professional boxing promotion since its debut with the PBC Boxing Night. The company has successfully hosted number of professional fights both in Menas and Womenas Category and also first ever AIBA PRO Fight in India. The latest fight was held in Bhopal (India Vs Russia) where 5 Russian Boxers faced the talented Young Indian Boxers. Apart from Bouts Company has long term plan for Boxers national and International training and exposure. Recently 3 top boxers were sent for a 3 month training in Russia. Royal Sports Promotion is proudly affiliated by Asian Boxing Council and affiliated with The World Boxing Council (WBC), Eurasian Boxing Parliament and World Professional Boxing Federation/United State Boxing Council. The company has successfully completed more than 5 International promoter tie ups and exclusive contracts with PBI to get best in class professional boxers both from India and overseas. Royal Sports Promotion has been renowned in fostering professional boxing in India and giving a common platform for budding boxers
About Pro Boxing India Championship
The Pro Boxing India Championship and initiative of the Royal Sports Promotion Private Ltd., is Indiaas first professional boxing Championship with 8-city based franchisees being a part of the tournament. Forty eight world class boxers (32 male and 16 female) will be fighting across 6 weight categories and vying for 6 title belts in the tournament. The championship will offer a prize purse of 6 crores apart from playersa salaries and bout incentives. PBIC will feature a total of 42 qualifying matches and 6 grand finales. The Pro Boxing Championship (PBC) aims at introducing a new championship belt for all the boxing enthusiasts in India, and bringing together some of the best boxers from India and across the globe to one platform. The championship will be played under the norms of Professional Boxing India in association with World Boxing Council (WBC).