Mumbai Fighters’ to Dhishoom and fight for India at the World Series Boxing (WSB)
Mumbai September, 2011: Transstadia Boxing India Pvt Ltd, the parent company of the Indian Franchisee for World Series of Boxing (WSB) has officially launched its team name as ‘Mumbai Fighters’ for the WSB. TransStadia had shortlisted 19 probable boxers recently, out of which 14 would represent the country in upcoming AIBA-World Series of Boxing (WSB) starting in November, 2011. The company has officially launched the team name ‘Mumbai Fighters’ and its logo at the 2nd edition of India International Sports Summit 2011 (IISS).
Mr. Udit Sheth, Managing Director, TransStadia, says, “The team name is quite apt and appealing for the Indian fans of boxing. In India, most of the boxers struggle their way through financial and social limitations. They become boxers fighting out the struggle with the punches of inner strength in pursuance of their dreams. Our team is made of such dreamers who can turn into doers. They are heroes, inspiration and symbol of courage for their fans. That’s where we derive our team’s name from – Mumbai Fighters.”
With the tagline " Dhishoom " synonymous with the sound of punches, this new sports property is expected to infuse fresh like into sports like boxing which is one of India's leading medal hopes at the London Olympics 2012. With the positioning of "Dhishoom" the Fighters will be a team that will resonate with every Indian out there, who has to punch his way through the various struggles on a day to day basis.
The name and logo of Indian franchisee was unveiled in presence of stalwarts of sports in the continent including ,Dingko Singh(former India boxing Asian Games 1998 Gold medal winner ), hockey legend and fighter, Dhanraj Pillay , Brigadier PK Murlidharan Raja (Secy General IBF), Mr. Bhupender Singh Kaswan (Vice President ,Indian Boxing Federation), Mr Jay Kowli (Jt. Secy, Indian Boxing Federation) Bollywood's original macho man and sports buff, Suniel Shetty and Mr Udit Sheth, MD and CEOSE Transstadia Pvt. Ltd.
The team will be unveiled to the media and country in mid October with bouts going on ground across the country between November and February.
Hockey legend and fighter, Dhanraj Pillay, Mr Udit Sheth, MD and CEO SE Transstadia Pvt. Ltd. Dingko Singh(former India boxing Asian Games 1998 Gold medal winner ), Mr. Bhupender Singh Kaswan (Vice President ,Indian Boxing Federation), Brigadier PK Murlidharan Raja (Secy General IBF), Mr Jay Kowli (Jt. Secy, Indian Boxing Federation) Bollywood's original macho man and sports buff, Suniel Shetty
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