On the heels of her grand success at the recently concluded Asian Boxing Championships, Pooja Rani has just embarked on a new chapter in her career, as the star Indian pugilist has landed a multi year deal with sports marketing firm Baseline Ventures.
On 30th May, Pooja Rani defended her title against Mavluda Movlonova in 75kg final, dominating her Uzbekistani opposition 5-0 to secure her second Asian Boxing Championships gold in Dubai.
Now, the 30-year-old middleweight has been inducted into the talent roster of Baseline Ventures, one of the leading sports marketing firms in the country. Through the multi year deal, all of Rani’s commercial interests will now be managed by the firm.
“I am very excited to be represented by Baseline Ventures as it represents some of the best athletes in our country,” Rani said on Monday, “They have helped many young talents build their careers and are one of the best sports marketing companies in India. I look forward to a long and prosperous partnership with them.”
Hailing from the Bhiwani district in Haryana, Rani gained recognition in the international stage after winning a silver at the 2012 Asian Championships. She would later go on to clinch bronze at the 2015 edition of the same. She also won a bronze at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon.
“Pooja is a very talented boxer and she showed her prowess in the Asian Boxing Championships 2021 by clinching the Gold Medal in the event,” said Tuhin Mishra, Baseline Ventures Managing Director.
“She has been one of the best boxers in our country for many years and she has a long career ahead of her. We are very honoured to manage Pooja going forward and we are looking forward to a great association.”
Established in 2014, Baseline Ventures has some of the biggest names out of the Indian sports fraternity in their talent roster. Some examples of their star studded roster are- PV Sindhu, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Smriti Mandhana, Prithvi Shaw, Pankaj Advani, Amit Panghal, Saurav Ghosal, Sardar Singh, Joshna Chinappa & many more.
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