” India is already a country with a huge population where there are extremely good skills in amateur boxing, currently a couple of Olympic medallists. We are transforming these amateur fighters into professional boxing. Providing them hope, generating great sponsorship for them. Providing them excellent media reach. So we are working extremely hard for the fighters of India presently,” Khan informed Boxing News. “In 2017 there used to be only one or 2 [expert] programs in a year. Now presently India is doing around 20, 25 programs in a year. In 2021 we ourselves at Punch Boxing will organise a minimum of 30 shows a year.”
Expert boxing is scarcely well established in the nation. Arif Khan set up Punch Boxing to take the lead with promoting in India and develop the expert sport.
BOXING is an international sport, even if it is only just coming out
of hibernation after the coronavirus lockdown. However there are still markets with
untapped potential. India might be precisely that.
,” Khan stated, “theres a big, substantial fan following of boxing in India however we require to raise the bar of production quality of the regular boxing events. We are working extremely hard for the fighters of India presently,” Khan told Boxing News. “In India people have not watched professional boxing, they have not experienced live boxing action, live action inside the ring. We have to show them genuine boxing on a routine basis and with a substantial population I think we can turn the table around.
If boxing might build even a portion of that, it would be considerable. Now if we talk about non-cricketing sports, boxing is number one.,” Khan said, “theres a big, big fan following of boxing in India but we need to raise the bar of production quality of the routine boxing events.
” Thats why were dealing with production quality. Once
people experience genuine action, not day-to-day soaps, not truth shows, not
Bollywood motion pictures, when they start experiencing real action,” he continued. “Then.
they will come closer to professional boxing.
They have actually developed their own arena and are now planning to phase routine occasions. Khan, thinking about the size of Indias population and the scale of the prospective fanbase for the sport, is adamant that this is the start of something big.
” I believe India has an extremely, really great chance to lead in expert boxing,” he said. “It can be big numbers, we cant even predict.”.
” An Indian audience theyre only knowledgeable about cricket and
Bollywood movies but I wish to bring them closer to the genuine action of
” International fights, theyre not telecasted in India that much, like Floyd Mayweather only these kind of battles are transmitted in India right now. We need to show them genuine boxing on a routine basis and with a huge population I think we can turn the table around. It will be a gamechanger for India.”.
Khan hopes that in future India will end up being a location.
for significant fights too. “We can host the most significant fight worldwide in India,.
due to the fact that investors exist, volume is there, audience exists, skill is.
there. Everything is there but we need to place it in the right place at the.
minute,” he stated. “It will spend some time but we have to sign up with hands with good.
business, great financiers.”.
It will have its challenges of course. “In India people have actually not viewed professional boxing, they have not experienced live boxing action, live action inside the ring. They have simply seen action movies and whatever. My concept to give them a genuine sense of genuine action,” Khan said. “Its not like Hollywood or Bollywood. Theyre not acting. I wish to bring audiences closer to the action, so if you like action, why do not you watch real people who are combating for real?
Arif Khan set up Punch Boxing to take the lead with promoting in India and develop the expert sport.
He included optimistically, “Once we succeed with boxing, boxing can be larger than cricket.”.