IOS Boxing

Launched in 2015, IOS Boxing Promotions aims at promoting professional boxing in India and bringing it at par with other sports in the country. IOS Boxing is also deeply committed to identifying, supporting and promoting talented Indian boxers across the world. Our esteemed roster includes Vijender Singh, Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar, Kudeep Dhanda, Pardeep Kharera and Dharmender Grewal to name a few.

A successful step in launching professional boxing in India was “Singh vs. Hope”, an event organized by IOS Boxing Promotions and hosted at Thyagaraj Stadium. This was Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh’s first professional fight in India and our long term association with Star Sports ensured that the fight received nationwide exposure. Vijender Singh fought for the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Championship title against Australia’s Kerry Hope.

Highlights of the event:

  • Singh crowned the new WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion
  • Robust marketing campaign
  • Live viewership by a large television audience
  • Record-breaking stadium attendance

On December 17th 2016, IOS Boxing Promotions delivered their second successful event, “Night Of The Champions”, wherein Vijender Singh knocked out Tanzania’s Francis Cheka to retain his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Championship title.

Highlights of the event:

  • Retained his title as the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion
  • Knocked out Francis Cheka in the third round
  • Live telecast on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD and Hotstar saw four-fold increase in viewership across India