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Indian Boxing Council to promote professional boxing launched

Jul 10, 2015 15:33 IST

Former Indian Amateur Boxing Federation Secretary General Brig. PK Muralidharan Raja on 8 July 2015 launched the Indian Boxing Council (IBC).

IBC is India’s first national governing body and was launched with an aim to promote professional boxing and tap the unexplored potential of professional boxing in India.

This newly formed professional body of boxing was conceptualized by General Brig. PK Muralidharan. He was named as IBC’s first president with Infinity Optimal Solutions (IOS) being its first marketing arm.

IOS came in news after it helped Olympic bronze-medalist Vijender Singh to switch in the professional circuit by fetching a deal with the UK-based Queensberry Promotions.

About Indian Boxing Council (IBC)
The IBC is a non-profit organisation and is operating with its commercial partner Infinity Optimal Solutions (IOS) and it will
• Sanction professional matches and award national and subordinate championship titles
• It will provide lucrative financial deals for pugilists wanting to take the plunge after exhausting their amateur options
• It will identify boxers from different zones in order to prepare a pool of prospective fighters.

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