In just his second fight Mizoram’s Nutlai Lalbiakkima will be fighting for the IBA Intercontinental title scheduled to take place in Mumbai on August 6. He will fight Sandeep Singh of Punjab.
The 24-year old boxing sensation from Mizoram, Nutlai Lalbiakkima successfully made his professional debut last year in the light flyweight division following a first-round TKO victory.
Nutlai is signed to Marine Pro Boxing promotions and is promoted by Devraj Das will fight for a title of a major organisation in just his second professional fight.
Nutlai also had a terrific amateur pedigree as he vanquished Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov and reached the 49kg semifinals of the President’s Cup tournament in Astana, Kazakhstan. Lalbiakkima belongs to a humble family. His mother takes care of the family by selling fish in the local market as his father is asthmatic Lalbiakkima was exposed to boxing for the first time in a Pro-boxing tournament in 2009.
Also present in the card is Vimal Punera who will be fighting for the IBA Asia title and will serve as the co-main event. He will fight Hans Raj of Uttar Pradesh.
There are also interesting undercard fights which will also be a key highlight of the show which includes pro boxing stars like Kamal Kant, Sagar Salunke, Payal Sharma, Inderjeet Singh, Bikram Pariyar & many more.
Due to a surge in coronavirus cases, the event is taking place behind closed doors at the Marine Center in Navi Mumbai.