The World Boxing Council (WBC) has officially announced the formation of an Indian committee in collaboration with the Indian Boxing Council.
The board aims to offer a pathway for homegrown championship success for hopeful expert fighters all through the country and bear the cost of Indian fighters bigger worldwide opportunities by utilizing the World Boxing Council India as a stage for advancement, progression, and inclusion.
The World Boxing Council will also put front athlete well-being and execute a ranking system framework for both male and female boxers.
“I am immensely proud to bear witness to new horizons for boxing in India. The WBC recognizes the rich heritage of this proud sporting nation, where we have already witnessed several Indian boxers crowned with WBC and WBC affiliated championships over the past number of years,” said WCB president Mauricio in a statement.
The inaugural WBC India Championship is scheduled to take place on the upcoming LZ Boxing promotion.
The United States-based LZ Promotions are sanctioned by the Indian Boxing Council (IBC). The event is said to have 10 fight cards on the lineup. Leading the card is the first Indian who made it into the WBC world ranking at number 20 Pawan Goyat. Further on the fight card shall hold Chandni Mehra (featherweight) and Suman Kumari (lightweight) among the other stars.
The LZ president had come out to say “Being the first-ever WBC India Championship promoter on Indian soil is a privilege and a vindication of not giving up on India and my vision” as he conveyed his deepest appreciation to the WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, the IBC, the Indan boxers and the teams as they look to start a new chapter in the country.