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SBL to kick off from Jul 7-Aug 12

Publication - Webindia123

Source - Bureau

Edition - Online Web

Publish Date - 9 May 2017

Language - English


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The boxing fever is soon to grip India with its first ever Super Boxing League (SBL) to be held in New Delhi from July 7 to August 12. The league is being organised by British businessman Bill Dosanjh, also the founder and promoter of successful Super Fight League and two-time world champion Amir Khan."I am thankful to all team owners for believing in our vision and joining hands in delivering something which will soon be a symbol of aspiration for many young pugilists across globe," said Bill Dosanjh. Speaking at the occasion, professional boxer and promoter of SBL, Amir Khan said, "SBL is going to be a big leap in the history of boxing and I am confident that it will become one of the most coveted title in boxing in the years to come."The eight teams of the inaugural edition of SBL are Mumbai Assassins, Delhi Gladiators, Haryana Warriors, Sher-E-Punjab, UP Terminators, North East Tigers, Maratha Yoddhas and Southern Super Kings.Each team at the Super Boxing League will have a squad strength of 12 boxers, including six back up boxers. A team will have a mix of five male and one female boxer and can have a maximum of three international boxers. Each action-packed weekend of SBL will see the best of 6 bouts formats across six weight categories. A bout will have 4 rounds of 3 minutes each. Eight teams comprising 96 pugilists will come together for twelve league level matches from July 7-30, followed by two semi-finals on August 5 and 6th and the grand finale will take place on August 12.