Indian boxer offers peace belt after beating Chinese rival

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian boxer Vijender Singh won his fight on Saturday and then offered to give his Chinese opponent’s belt back in a gesture of peace between the two rival nations. The fight against China’s Zulpikar Maimaitiali went all 10 rounds with the 31-year-old Singh declared the winner in a unanimous verdict by the three judges. Singh successfully defended his WBO Asia Pacific...
August 05, 2017

Gary Corcoran wants Liam Williams next, Vijender Singh to fight on April 30th card

Wembley’s super-welterweight star Gary Corcoran wants to take on British and Commonwealth Champion Liam Williams once he has dealt with Bristol’s Danny Butler. Corcoran headlines Friday’s action-packed show at Bethnal Green’s York Hall where he takes on English Champion Butler for the Vacant WBO Intercontinental Junior-Middleweight Championship. “I always take things one fight at...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

British boxing buzz: King out to upset Burns; Singh ready for London debut; Gamal Yafai ready to step up

Australia’s Josh King Looking Forward to Facing Former Champ Ricky Burns on Nov 7 Josh King says he’s ecstatic to be facing former two-division world champion Ricky Burns (38-5-1, 12 KOs) at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 7. “When this opportunity came up I jumped at it,” said a happy King during a break in training. “This is exactly what I wanted. I can’t wait to get it...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Vijender Singh meets hero Naseem Hamed, says Singh can be as big globally as Manny Pacquiao

Vijender Singh finally met childhood hero Naseem Hamed and the British ring legend has told the Indian sensation he can become the next big Asian superstar. Singh was at the Emirates Stadium yesterday to watch Arsenal’s 3-0 victory over Manchester United alongside promoter Frank Warren and Naz. The 29-year-old, from Haryana, India, has based himself in Manchester for his four-round...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Indian star amateur Vijender Singh to turn pro, signs with Frank Warren

Francis Warren of Queensberry Promotions and Neerav Tomar of IOS Sport and Entertainment are delighted to announce that Vijender Singh, the superstar of Indian amateur boxing, has now turned professional. Singh should be familiar to fans of Olympic boxing and USA boxing, as he defeated Terrell Gausha in the 2012 London Olympics. Singh, the 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist, has signed...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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