Goa: PokerBaazi.com, has joined hands with IOS Boxing Promotions as an Associate Sponsor for the esteemed Battle on Ship 2021 event organized in Goa. The event is all geared up to welcome Vijender Singh, Olympic bronze medalist who is set to make his return to the ring on the rooftop of Majestic Pride Ship docked in Goa on March 19 against ArtyshLopsan, the Russian super-middleweight boxer. Lopsan, who has already fought three bouts in 2020, will take on Singh, who is making his return to the ring after a year on the sideline, and seek to end the Indian’s unbeaten 12-0 winning streak in the ring.
“We are glad to offer our support to the Battle on Ship 2021 event as their Associate Sponsors. At PokerBaazi.com, it is our chief endeavor to promote poker as a game of skill and help our users display their proficiency and aptitude in the game. Just like Poker, boxing as a sport involves immense strategy and talent. This partnership is a testament to our commitment to promoting competition and skill amongst professional players as well as passionate gaming fans. We look forward to supporting Vijender Singh and wish them the best. We are extremely excited about this collaboration and will continue to associate with similar platforms in future as well”, says Navkiran Singh, Founder & CEO, Baazi Games.
“I am very delighted to return to the ring. I am specifically more excited for this event as I 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 Vegas-style boxing match. It is an honour for me to be associated with PokerBaazi.com, a brand that has always tried to promote skill-based gaming in India. I have been connected to them in the past as well and couldn’t be gladder about this reunion. I hope my fans are thrilled too and I hope to win the match for them.” said Vijender Singh, as he prepares for his 13th fight. The champion currently holds a record of 12-0 in Professional Boxing and he will be looking to maintain his winning streak and extend his record further.
Pokerbaazi.com will also offer a chance to 4 lucky winners on PokerBaazi.com to win VIP tickets to the event. Users can head to PokerBaazi.com, sign up using the code ‘FIGHTNIGHT’ and enter the contest to win tickets to an experience of a lifetime. The fight will also be broadcasted on Sony Network the next day as an exclusive feature on TV. The event will also be streamed live on BookMyShow online platform at a nominal subscription fee.
‘’At IOS Sports & Entertainment, we are privileged to have the opportunity to work and associate with one of the best brands in the online gaming space whose mission is in sync with that of ours. We are delighted to be welcoming on-board our new associate partner, PokerBaazi.com for helping us reach and engage with an audience that is passionate about experiencing a world-class gaming event and supporting and nurturing Indian talent.” said Neerav Tomar, promoter of IOS Boxing Promotions.