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South Asian Pro-Boxing Fight Night tomorrow

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 18 May, 2022 12:00 AM
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Xcel presents South Asian Pro-Boxing Fight Night ‘The Ultimate Glory’ will be held tomorrow at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur in the capital.

Bangladesh Boxing Foundation (BBF) with the assistance of the World Boxing Council will arrange the international professional boxing competition for the first time in Bangladesh whereas Indian Boxing Council & Punch Boxing Series and Max Boxing Promotion Nepal will supervise the competition.

A total of 14 boxers from three South Asian nations – India, Nepal and the hosts Bangladesh – will compete in the one-day meet.

Pro boxer Mohammed Alamin along with lightweight champions Sur Krishna Chakma, cruiserweight champions Hira Mia will represent Bangladesh.

Nepal’s six-time national champions Bharat Chand, lightweight champions Mahendra Bahadur Chand and India’s junior cruiserweight champions Harsh Gill will also compete in the tournament.

The details of the meet were disclosed in a press conference at a city hotel in the capital on Tuesday.

T Sports will broadcast the competition on TV while Bongo will stream the event live.