PANAJI: The online ticket sales of Indian professional boxing superstar and Olympic bronze medalist Vijender Singh’s upcoming fight on the Majestic Pride Casino Ship in Goa starts Saturday, according to a press communique.
The WBO Oriental and the Asia Pacific Super-middle-weight title holder will make his much-awaited return to the ring on March 19 in flamboyant fashion as promoters IOS Boxing Promotions introduce Las Vegas style boxing in India for the first time. Tickets will be available on BookMyShow.com.
Vijender Singh headlines the main event for the night while fans will also witness six other undercard fights bearing 12 top Indian boxers. The show will be held for three hours.
Following social distancing guidelines, the promoters have decided to the fill just 50 per cent of the tickets at the venue and only a limited 150 high-end tickets are available on sale.
The tickets are priced from Rs 10, 000 to Rs 20, 000 in different categories. They range from Gold 10, 000, Platinum 15, 000 and Stage 20, 000.
Speaking on the ticket sales, Neerav Tomar, promoter, IOS Boxing Promotions, said, “We are excited to announce the sale of online tickets on BookMyShow. We have tried to keep this a high-end event and are trying to give the fans the most amazing experience they can have of Las Vegas style boxing in India. We are also adhering to the social distancing guidelines and have limited the number of spectators so that everything goes smooth. I am looking forward to a great event on March 19.”
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.
Anil Makhija, Head – Live Entertainment, Venues & Service Delivery, BookMyShow said, “We are thrilled to welcome the audiences to the iconic ‘Battle on Ship’, as India’s pride Vijender Singh returns to the ring. We are certain that the overall audience experience, right from the time they book their tickets on BookMyShow till the time they witness the never-seen-before Las Vegas styled fights on the rooftop deck of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship, will be one-of-its-kind and memorable. For audiences who are unable to catch the action live on-ground, we are happy to offer the live stream experience across the country on our streaming platform BookMyShow Online.”
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.
In his last match, Vijender defeated Ghana’s former Commonwealth Champion Charles Adamu in Dubai to claim his 12th successive win in November 2019. Earlier, Vijender made his winning American debut against Mike Snider at the Prudential Centre in Newark, New Jersey.