This match will be the country’s first professional USA boxing competition (File Photo)
The World Boxing Council (WBC) has supported the Indian Championship match between Chandni Mehra and Suman Kumari in Jalandhar on May 1, which is being seen as a major change in professional boxing in the country.
According to the release issued here, the competition in the lightweight 140 lb (approx 63.5 kg) weight category called ‘LZ Promotion India Unleashed-Fight Night’ will be the country’s first professional USA boxing competition.
Chandni and Suman are the country’s top professional boxers in the Lightweight and Featherweight categories respectively and now both will challenge each other in this historic match. The effort of these two boxers will be to become the country’s first WBC India champion in the men and women category.
The WBC is one of four major organizations that approve professional boxing bouts globally. Parm Goraya, CEO of LZ Promotion and India Unleashed Promoter, said, “This will bring a big change in professional boxing in India.” I believe there is huge potential in professional boxing for men and women. My effort is to promote India’s first World Boxing Championship (men and women). ”