About us


  The Indian Professional Boxing Association is the National Governing Body for Professional Boxing in India, which sanctions professional boxing matches and awards national and subordinate championship titles. IPBA is a 'Not for Profit' organization registered as a Section 8 Company with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. IPBA is a member organization of the World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Organization (WBO), International Boxing Federation (IBF), World Boxing Society (WBS) and Eurasian Boxing Parliament (EBP).
IPBA has been recognized by the International boxing fraternity as the one engaged in pioneering and promoting professional boxing in India.

The aim and endeavours of IPBA are geared towards developing the sport of Professional Boxing in India at par with other popular sports, so that the athletes and support staff get the best facilities and opportunities in the sport and are able to improve their standard of life and build successful careers.

IPBA plans to promote events with an emphasis on building up boxing at a grass root level as well as exposing Indian boxing fans to world class international events, to give the young Indian fighters the exposure while also allowing them to emerge as not only domestic talents, but international talents.

A key objective of IPBA is to make the transition of Indian athletes from amateur boxing to the world of professional boxing a smooth affair. IPBA would also manage and promote professional boxing at national level in India and would ensure Indian professionals make their presence felt at the international level as well.

IPBA wants the world to see India as a premier breeding ground of power sports in the world of sports.

Our History
In 2015, the first governing body for professional boxing in India, IPBA - Indian Professional Boxing Association was formed in Delhi. Mr. Shahe Ali, President of the Indian Professional Boxing Association, led the efforts towards its formation. With the establishment of IPBA, the first such body governing in the game, a strong attempt has been made to bring back attention to the sport.

Our Values
Courage, Determination, Passion and Respect

Our Mission & Vision
• To promote and develop professional Boxing in India.
• Make boxing accessible to all, regardless of age, gender or ethnicity.
• Provide quality clubs offering sporting pathways and lifetime involvement for all.
• Provide athletic and personal development opportunities to all involved.
• Provide effective communication and stakeholder engagement to create a community that is broader and wider than the sport itself.