The heart-pounding anticipation of sports enthusiasts and boxing aficionados is reaching a crescendo as the iconic city of Kolkata prepares to host a historic event – the 10th edition of “The Punch” boxing extravaganza. In collaboration with the esteemed sports event organizer, Sports Oodles, The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata is all set to ignite the arena with an electrifying display of athleticism and skill.
The legacy of “The Punch” has already been etched in the annals of sports history, captivating audiences across Uttarakhand, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Mumbai, and Goa. Now, it’s time for Kolkata, the cultural capital, to embrace the fervor and excitement that this monumental event brings. Scheduled for August 26, 2023, at the renowned The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata, the event will kick off at 6:00 PM, promising an evening that will resonate with the spirit of sportsmanship.
A watershed moment is marked by the prestigious association with the World Boxing Council (WBC), underscoring the significance of the Kolkata edition of “The Punch.” Beyond the realm of sports, this event becomes a thread in the vibrant tapestry of the city’s culture. The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata’s commitment to fortify boxing as a sport and provide a grand platform for burgeoning talents to showcase their mettle takes center stage in this initiative.
The spotlight will shine on a gripping 9-round boxing showdown, a spectacle of intense athleticism and unwavering determination. The assembly of boxing virtuosos from around the nation will converge to display their mastery. Among them stands out Nutlai Lalbiakkima, a name that resonated globally after his awe-inspiring victory over Olympic gold medalist Hasanboy Dusma at the prestigious President’s Cup. This young prodigy is poised to become a shining star in the world of boxing.
But Nutlai Lalbiakkima is not the lone star of the evening. Sharing the ring are an array of top-tier pugilists, each adorned with a mantle of accomplishments and an insatiable thirst for victory. The likes of Harsh Gill, Vijender, Arun, Kittipong, and Zoramchanna are primed to deliver a sequence of exhilarating matches, promising an audience experience that will have them at the edge of their seats throughout.
The inaugural edition of “The Punch” in Kolkata is primed to attract a diverse assembly of sports enthusiasts, luminaries, and community leaders. United in their passion for boxing, they will collectively applaud the dedication and skill of these exceptional athletes.
A media extravaganza on August 23, 2023, at 5 PM marked a prelude to the grand event. The unveiling of the World Boxing Council India Title Belt added a touch of grandeur, with the Resident Manager of The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata, Mr. Kamal Raza, and the Head of Sports Oodles, Mr. Arif Khan, gracing the occasion.
For those eager to be part of this historic event, ticket information and updates are readily available at www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-kolkata/events/the-punch-edition or through contact at +91 9163329108 / 9163329123.
About Sports Oodles: A beacon of distinction in sports event organization, Sports Oodles is dedicated to bringing world-class sporting experiences to the Indian audience. With a resolute focus on nurturing talent and fostering sportsmanship, Sports Oodles consistently orchestrates exceptional events that embody the essence of various sports.
About The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata: The epitome of luxury, The LaLiT Great Eastern Kolkata is a heritage five-star hotel renowned for its timeless elegance, opulent ambiance, and unwavering commitment to excellence. Nestled in the heart of Kolkata, the hotel’s legacy traces back to 1841, standing as a true testament to luxury and grandeur.