Originally Posted by ishy
There was an Indian guy who won a bronze in the boxing at the Beijing games and he became a massive celebrity at home cos of that. Usually in India it's all about cricket and other sports are pretty much ignored but this guy crossed over. So I'd say the interest is there.
Like Rico says there could be so much talent hidden away over there. Just needs someone to take a risk and pump some money in, set up gyms, get good trainers across etc. and you could have a whole new market for boxing.
My favourite fighter of the Olympics was Singh, the Indian light fly who lost to Paddy Barnes. Looked ready for the pro's IMO.