Mumbai Fighters matches to be telecast `live`

Last Updated: Nov 05, 2011, 15:55 PM IST

Mumbai: All 10 home and away matches of India`s lone franchise -- Mumbai Fighters -- in the World Series Boxing league commencing on November 11, would be telecast `live` on ESPN Star Sports channel.

The Indian boxing franchise will open their campaign against Milano Thunder of Italy at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi, Pune on the first day of the event.

They would then travel to Russia to take on Dynamo Moscow in their second encounter on November 18, said Jay Kowli, joint secretary of the Indian Boxing Federation.

The World boxing federation (AIBA) has also teamed up with internet giant "Google" to live stream the matches on its official YouTube in a bid to reach to a global audience, according to Kowli.

The home and away matches schedule of Mumbai Fighters:

Home matches:

Nov 11: Mumbai Fighters v Milano Thunder (Italy)

Dec 9: Mumbai Fighters v Los Angeles Matadors (USA)

Dec 16: Mumbai Fighters v Astana Arlans (Kazakhstan)

Jan 20, 2012: Mumbai Fighters v Dynamo Moscow (Russia)

Feb 3: Mumbai Fighters v Bangkok team (Thailand)

Away matches:

Nov 18: Mumbai Fighters v Dynamo Moscow

Dec 2: Mumbai Fighters v Bangkok team

Jan 13, 2012: Mumbai Fighters v Milano Thunder

Feb 10: Mumbai Fighters v Los Angeles Matadors

Feb 17: Mumbai Fighters v Astana Arlan.

PTI