The Russian, who was fighting his seventh bout, out-punched Vijender on the rooftop of the 'Majestic Pride Casino' ship on the waters of the Mandovi River.
The 35-year-old professional boxer is ready for a lesser-known Russian Artysh Lopsan who is nine years younger than him on Friday.
The 2008 Beijing Olympic bronze medalist has not lost a bout after turning professional, boasting of a 12-0 record, which includes eight knock-outs.
Vijender and Losan will square off in a super middle-weight (76kg) showdown, dubbed as 'Battle on Ship' on the rooftop deck of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship here.
Neither Vijender could go overseas for training, he has largely been dependent on a talented pool of boxers from Haryana as his sparring partners.
Vijender and Lopsan will square off in a super middleweight (76kg) showdown in which the Indian will be looking to extend his unbeaten start to his professional career.
Vijender and Losan will square off on March 19 in a super middle-weight showdown on the rooftop deck of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship in Panaji.
While Vijender headlines the main event for the night, fans will also witness six other undercard fights bearing 12 top Indian boxers.
Vijender Singh's next bout against a yet-to-be-announced opponent will take place in Goa on the rooftop deck of a docked ship later this month.
Vijender, however, is itching to put on the gloves and step into the ring as early as possible.
This will be Vijender's fifth fight in India, following successes in New Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur.
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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.