Taking mockery of villagers in stride, coach never closed centre that churned out laurel-winning boxer
It was announced on Friday that professional boxers can participate in BFI and its associates’ events and can be eligible for India selections.
Vijender Singh on Thursday had called on boxing legend Amir Khan to stop fighting with "kids".
As was reported by this newspaper, Indian boxing ace Vijender Singh, fresh from his 11th straight pro win, on Thursday reiterated that he is ready to play British star Amir Khan.
Khan, the British boxer of Pakistan origin, has expressed a desire to lock horns with Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender a number of times but the bout has not materialised yet.
There is another boxer he has in mind though — Athens Olympics silver medallist Amir Khan of the United Kingdom.
The 33-year-old from Haryana prevailed in four rounds against more experienced Mike Snider on his debut in the US professional circuit.
After a prolonged wait, Vijender Singh’s US debut is here. In a little under 24 hours, the undefeated pro boxer will take on American Mike Snider at the Prudential Centre in New Jersey.
Indian boxing star Vijender Singh is not taking anything for granted as he gears up to defend his WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental titles against Ghana's Ernest Amuzu.
Vijender Singh today said exuded confidence of ending the year on a high note as he takes on African champion Ernest Amuzu.
Vijender Singh's trainer Lee Beard is confident of his knockout win against African middleweight champion Ernest Amuzu.
The 32-year-old Indian currently holds a 9-0 record with seven knockout wins out of which six wins were recorded abroad and three in India.
Perfect 10 is a magic number in sport. Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, footballers Pele and Diego Maradona immortalised it.
Amandeep Singh and Sunil Siwach will be among the competitors in the six all-Indian undercard bouts of Vijender Singh's showdown against Ghana's Ernest Amuzu on December 23 in Jaipur.
Vijender has fought nine bouts so far, winning all of them, and has collected the WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental Super Middleweight titles.