Vijender Singh To Go Against Russia’s Artysh Lopsan

Vijender Singh To Go Against Russia’s Artysh Lopsan

India’s most trusted online poker platform, PokerBaazi has joined hands with IOS Boxing Promotions as the Associate Sponsor of an extravagant boxing event, “Battle On Ship 2021” which will be hosted on March 19 at the Majestic Pride Casino in Goa! RummyBaazi Ambassador and one of the top boxers in the country, Vijender Singh will go up against Russia’s Artysh Lopsan, ending a 15 month long hiatus from the ring. 

Since turning pro in 2015, Singh has remained undefeated in 12 consecutive bouts and will be looking to continue his winning streak in the 13th match against the Russian boxer. The live poker scene has seen a resurgence in the last month but people are still locked in their homes playing online poker. Although this is not a poker series, the event is going to attract a lot of people and poker players alike and give them a chance to enjoy the thrill and adrenaline as the two professionals take on each other in the ring! 

PokerBaazi will be hosting a ‘Battle on Ship’ freeroll on March 17 at 7 PM to promote this upcoming event. The site will be giving away two VIP packages worth ₹25,000 each to the lucky winners of the freerolls. The package comprises VIP Entry to the event, FnB, 4,000 Casino chips (Play Money), and flight fare up to ₹10,000.

All you have to do is deposit ₹200 or more using the code “BATTLESHIP” to win a ticket to the freeroll. The flight fare and entry are non-refundable and non-transferable. Navkiran Singh, CEO and Founder of Baazi Games said, 

“We are glad to offer our support to the Battle on Ship 2021 event as their Associate Sponsors. At, it is our chief endeavour to promote poker as a game of skill and help our users display their proficiency and aptitude in the game. Just like Poker, boxing as a sport involves immense strategy and talent. This partnership is a testament to our commitment towards promoting competition and skill amongst professional players as well as passionate gaming fans. We look forward to supporting Vijender Singh and wish them the best. We are extremely excited about this collaboration and will continue to associate with similar platforms in the future as well.”

Vijender Singh also shared a few words about the upcoming fight. “I am very delighted to return to the ring. I am specifically more excited for this event as I have my fight set-up on a ship. It is something that has never happened before in India and I am glad to be part of this unique Vegas-style boxing match. It is an honour for me to be associated with, a brand that has always tried to promote skill-based gaming in India. I have been connected to them in the past as well and couldn’t be gladder about this reunion. I hope my fans are thrilled too and I hope to win the match for them.”

There will also be 6 other undercard fights taking place on the night featuring 12 other top Indian boxers! The headliner match will take place on the rooftop of the Majestic Pride Casino in Goa. Tickets for the event are also available on BookMyShow!

The fight will also be streamed on the SonyTV network the next day so that everyone who couldn’t be there will have a chance to see the match! Do not miss out on this amazing chance to witness this live event in person and play the “Battle On Ship” freeroll on PokerBaazi at 7pm today! 

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Author: Naomi Berry