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Grand Finale of MAHE Manipal Fight Night concludes with Stellar Contests




Manipal, 11 April 2022: The second and Final day of MAHE Manipal Fight Night, the Maiden, first its kind Mega Boxing Event organized by MAHE ended on 10th April 2022 with 4 more thrilling matches. The event took place at the MIT Quadrangle, from 6:30 pm onwards. The venue was jam-packed with excited spectators eager to watch the players compete and showcase their grit and strength.

The Chief Guest of the event was Ms Ritika Singh, Actress, and Kick Boxer. Dr H.S Ballal, Pro Chancellor of MAHE, Lt Gen (Dr) M D Venkatesh, Vice Chancellor, MAHE along with other dignitaries graced the evening with their presence.


Chief Guest, Ms Ritika Singh, Actress, and Kick Boxer said, “I thank MAHE for inviting me to this very special event. The energy and the electrifying atmosphere here were infectious. I congratulate all the participants, who entertained us all tonight with their passion and dedication towards the sport of Boxing”


Dr Vinod Nayak, Secretary MAHE Sports Council said MAHE Manipal fight nights exceeded all expectations. The players provided us with the pleasure of watching such thrilling contests. Their talent and passion displayed were remarkable. I thank and congratulate them all. These two days have indeed been a joy to experience. TEAM MAHE displayed great teamwork and execution to make this Mega Event a huge success. We hope to continue encouraging budding sportspersons by hosting many more such events in the future”


Mr SP KarDirector, Directorate of PR, Media & Social Media Cell, MAHE said “I would like to thank and congratulate each and every person involved in this event. Mr Neeraj, Ms Ritika, and all Boxers along with officials, we are deeply proud of all of you. We wish them all the best and hope they achieve many more milestones in their careers. We are also grateful to our wonderful students the participating ones, the supporting ones, the cheering ones, and the organizing ones. Without their support, this event would not have been possible”


The Mega event was anchored by Emcee Aurag Bangera, the famous RJ of Dakshina Kannada.

The four matches were held in the Super Feather Weight, Super Middle Weight, light Heavyweight, and welterweight categories.

The night’s main attraction was the contest between crowd-puller 3 Times WBC Asia Title Holder Mr Neeraj Goyat and Suresh Pasham (National Medal winner, 2018 and University National Champion). This eagerly anticipated match was won by Neeraj Goyat

In other matches of the evening, Vikas Phangal (North India Gold Medallist) went up against Sagar Chand (4 Elite National Champ Bronze Medal winner) in the Super Feather Weight Category. The match was won by Sagar Chand (Winner)