Battle on Ship: Vijender Singh to face Russia’s Artysh Lopsan in first Las-Vegas style pro-boxing event on Mar 19 – Indian boxer Vijender Singh will be back in pro-boxing action on March 19, when he faces Russia’s Artysh Lopsan atop the roof of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship which will be docked on the Mandovi River in Goa. The event will be the first Las Vegas-style pro-boxing event that will be held in India.
The fight has been dubbed as the ‘Battle on Ship’ and it will be the 2008 Olympic bronze medallist’s 13 fight in his pro boxing career. It will be his fifth in India and first in Goa, having earlier competed in Mumbai, New Dehli and Jaipur.
The 35-year-old has been unbeaten in his last 12 bouts. Vijender Singh in his last fight defeated Ghana’s former Commonwealth Champion Charles Adamu in Dubai to claim his 12th successive win in November 2019.
How to watch Vijender Singh vs Artysh Lopsan fight live in India?
It will be for the first time in India that a fight sport superstar like Vijender will headline the OTT platform on a pay per view and fans in India can witness the Las Vegas-style boxing on the rooftop of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship at just Rs 99. Subscription for the fight is now live on the website and fans can purchase it at https://in.bookmyshow.com/special/battle-on-ship-livestream/ET00307987?webview=true.
Announcing the association with the streaming platforms, Neerav Tomar, promoter, IOS Boxing Promotions said: “It is delightful to have BookMyShow on board with us for what is going to be a really exciting fight in Goa. It is a unique association and the first time in India that the fight of an athlete is going to be broadcasted on an OTT platform. I think there is a buzz surrounding this fight already and fans will love to witness Vijender at his best.”
Speaking about Vijender’s fight, BookMyShow’s Anil Makhija, Head – Live Entertainment, Venues & Service Delivery, BookMyShow said, “We are thrilled to welcome the audiences to the iconic ‘Battle on Ship’, as India’s pride Vijender Singh returns to the ring. We are certain that the overall audience experience, right from the time they book their tickets on BookMyShow till the time they witness the never-seen-before Las Vegas styled fights on the rooftop deck of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship, will be one-of-its-kind and memorable. For audiences who are unable to catch the action live on-ground, we are happy to offer the live stream experience across the country on our streaming platform BookMyShow Online.”