Along the Indian Pro Boxing movement, IOS Boxing promotions today signed13 more boxers to their pool. Among the newly signed boxers Olympian Diwakar Prasad, Commonwealth Games medallist Amandeep Singh, WBC Asia Welter Weight Champion Neeraj Goyat and MMA champion fighter (SFL) Pawan Mann are key names. With this addition IOS pool has now risen to a total of 16 boxers.
It is to be noted that WBO Super Middleweight Champion Vijender Singh, Olympic Quarterfinalists Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar have already been leading the Indian Pro boxing movement forward.
With this, the training for the upcoming season is soon to commence at the IOS Boxing training facility being set up in Gurgaon under the guidance of foreign trainers.
Previously two professional bouts of Vijender Singh in India was successfully organized at the Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi within a span of six months. The fights have been massive events in terms of audience turn-out, television viewership and social media performances.
Speaking about the signing, Neerav Tomar, Promoter IOS Boxing Promotions said, “We are fully committed to promote pro boxing in our country and signing of these new boxers is a step forward towards it. With an aim to train our boxers in our country we are setting up a World class training facility with international trainers in Gurgaon. With the kind of interest, we have seen in these amateur boxers who turned professional with IOS, we feel that pro boxing is growing in the country at a fast rate. I am confident that in the coming days more and more boxers will come forward and join pro boxing”.
A detailed list of boxers who were signed today is shown below with their respective weight category”
|Diwakar Prasad||Bantamweight (55 Kg)|
|Amandeep Singh||Bantamweight (55 Kg)|
|Neeraj Goyat||Welterweight (66 Kg)|
|Pawan Mann||Middleweight (72-76 Kg)|
|Kuldeep Dhanda||Lightweight (61 Kg)|
|Pardeep Kharera||Welterweight (66 Kg)|
|Dharmender Grewal||Cruiserweight (89 KGS)|
|Deepak Tanwar||Welterweight (66 Kg)|
|Kuldeep Singh||Heavyweight (91+ Kg)|
|Rajesh Kumar||Lightweight (61 Kg)|
|Naveen Kumar||Light Heavy weight (81 Kg)|
|Akshay Kumar||Super welterweight (66-69 Kg)|
|Madan Lal||Bantamweight (55 Kg)|