Olympic Silver Medallist, British boxing prodigy, Amir Khan has a goal he wants to achieve; the boxer plans to uplift the sport of boxing in India. He announced his desire on a recent visit to the country. During his short visit he brought to the fore his agenda on how to promote the sport in the country.
The agenda mainly revolves around Khan’s upcoming strategies and plans to promote the sport of boxing in India through his brand Khan Promotions, by recognising and selecting Indian boxers and enabling them to represent India in Pro Boxing on international platforms. India based Mixed Martial Arts organisation, Super Fight Promotions, joined hands with him.
Additionally, AK Promotions along with Super Fight Promotions also plan to start an International Boxing League in South East Asia, which includes India as one of its main hubs. The same is slated to be held in the next calendar year.
Amir Khan said, “India is a powerhouse of talent for the sport that needs to be showcased on the right international platform. I strongly believe we can make several champions”.
Bill Dosanjh, CEO, Super Fight Promotions Pvt Ltd. said, “Amir is one the best and youngest prodigal boxing talents in the world, we whole heartedly support his endeavour in India.
Speaking about the league he said that, “In a cricket heavy country, a boxing league is an absolute necessity. We are currently at a planning stage, our aim is to create an international platform for action sports in this country.”
On being asked about plans for Super Fight Promotions, he said, “We are currently concentrating on the India and USA market with regular live televised events, we plan to expand soon to other countries. Some big news on the Mixed Martial Arts front in awaited soon.”
The Super Fight Promotions is India’s first and one of Asia’s top pro mixed martial arts organisation. Started in the year 2012, Super Fight League has been one of the most successful MMA promotions company in the world.
In the past two years, Super Fight League has successfully executed 44 live televised Events all over the country and in international locations like Dubai and the USA. The league has given birth to a new breed of sportsmen who went unrecognized in our country. Currently the brand is headed by CEO Bill Dosanjh with Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra as at the Chairperson along with British pro Boxer Amir Khan as a partner.