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 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 CEO SE 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.
About SE TransStadia Pvt Ltd
Transstadia India Boxing Pvt Ltd will operate out of Mumbai in cooperation with AIBA - WSB & Indian Boxing Federation using Transstadia’s sporting expertise. The company will bring the best of International Boxing in India. The company will associate with the best in the business of sport and entertainment to ensure the success of this property.
TransStadia Boxing is a subsidiary of SE TransStadia Pvt Ltd which is an integrated sports company with interests in sport infrastructure, technology development & manufacturing, and Sports IP development and management. The company was established as a part of the Setco Group in Oct 2008.
September 26, 2011