Other than him, the other B-town celebrities who own team are: Suniel Shetty and Rana Daggubati are the co-owners of ‘Bahubali Boxers’, Randeep Hooda owns ‘Haryana Warriors’, Sohail will be owning the team ‘Mumbai Assassins’. Riteish Deshmukh will be seen promoting his native team, the ‘Maratha Yoddhas’. The glamorous Sunny Leone will be rooting for her team ‘OPM Punjab Sultans’.
The Super Boxing League (SBL) marks the beginning of its first season starting from July 7 , bringing in Bollywood stars as team co-owners for its franchises. The league will be played at DDA Badminton and Squash Stadium where the inaugural match will be played between Haryana Warriors and Delhi Gladiators.
Bill Dosanjh, CEO and founder of the league said, “We are overwhelmed by the response boxing has received from the Bollywood fraternity. It’s no secret that Bollywood draws inspiration from sports every now and then. The stars joining us on this platform are evidence of the immense potential in boxing. I am delighted to welcome each and every one of them to the SBL family. I am sure this combination of some of the exciting boxers and celebrities will give fans enough moments to cheer and enjoy the five weeks of action that Super Boxing League will bring to the Indian audience.”
Amir Khan, Chairman, Super Boxing League said, “I am very delighted to see the excitement within the big wigs of Bollywood for boxing. I welcome one and all to the Super Boxing League and am looking forward for a blockbuster season 1.”