Indian Boxing star Vijender Singh is set to return in action on March 19 at Majestic Pride Casino Ship in Goa.
The first-of-its-kind fight will be held on the rooftop deck of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship – who have been roped in as the venue partner.
The Majestic Pride is a lively ship docked in the Mandovi River in Panaji, Goa that takes the freshness of gaming and the exhilaration of entertainment to a whole new level. The ship also offers some stunning view of horizon of the golden land and the turquoise river.
The bout goes beyond the traditional norms of a regular professional match and offers viewers the glitz and glamour of Vegas-style boxing event. The announcement of Vijender’s opponent will be made soon.
Indian boxing star Vijender Singh was last seen in action back in November when he fought Charles Adamu (33-14-0) of Ghana at Caesars Palace, Bluewaters DXB. In this fight, Singh knocked down the Ghanian three-times and defeated him via a unanimous decision.
Prior to that, the unbeaten Boxing sensation from Bhiwani was seen in action in July of 2019 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, when he took on Mike Snider and defeated him via TKO in the fourth round.
Vijender Singh excited for his upcoming fight
Vijender Singh has been training hard for his upcoming fight scheduled for March 19.
“I am really excited to return to the ring. It excites me more to have my fight set-up on a ship. It is something that has never happened before in India and I am glad to be part of this unique professional match. I am pumped up and eager as ever to enter the ring again and have been training hard to keep myself fit for the bout.”
Head of IOS Sports, Neerav Tomar also talked about the upcoming fight taking place un a Casino.
“This will be a great opportunity for the Indian fans to witness a unique sporting event being organised locally. This whole year gave us ample time to invest our thoughts on doing something different this time and increasing the level of professional boxing in India. A boxing match on a ship is the perfect amalgamation of the intensity of boxing and razzmatazz of the entertaining casino. We hope all the fans watching or present at the venue will thoroughly enjoy the event.”
Speaking about the event, Rahul Khetrapal, Director, Majestic Pride Group of Hotels & Casinos said, “We are proud to be hosting this event at our casino. It is the first time ever that a fight night is being held in a casino in Goa, and we are pleased to be the trailblazer in this arena. Moreover, since the fight also marks Vijender Singh’s return to boxing after a sabbatical, it is bound to be even more spectacular and grand.”