reportboxing2 months ago

World Boxing Championships | Gaurav Bidhuri assures India's first medal by making the semis

Gaurav Bidhuri beat Bilel Mhamdi in the quarter finals of the ongoing World Boxing Championships to assure India its first medal at the event.  On the other hand, Kavinder Singh Bisht and Amit Panghal both bowed out of the tournament on Monday after losing their respective quarterfinals.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Vijender Singh dedicates his win over Zulpikar Maimaitiali to India-China friendship

Vijender Singh has dedicated his hard-fought win over Zulpikar Maimaitia to friendship between India and China. The 31-year-old Indian also added that he is willing to give back his newly acquired WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title in exchange for peace at the India-China border.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Battleground Asia | Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali to become double-title holder

Vijender Singh managed to get the better of Zulpikar Maimaitiali 96-93, 95-94, 95-94 in a fiercely contested bout at the Sardar Patel Indoor Stadium in Mumbai. The win saw the 31-year-old Indian extend his unbeaten record a pro boxer to 9-0 in front of a packed house at in Mumbai.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Zulpikar Maimaitiali trains in Mumbai for the first time ahead of ‘Battleground Asia’

WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion Zulpikar Maimaitiali, arrived in Mumbai late on Wednesday evening and had his first training session in India today, with the media looking on at the Sea Princess Gym in Mumbai. Maimaitiali takes on Vijender Singh on Saturday.
Press Release
newsboxing3 months ago

Vijender Singh on his opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali : I don’t think he’ll be a challenge

Vijender Singh has branded his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali as inexperienced and error prone and stated that he wouldn’t be a tough challenge for him. The Indian professional boxer also expressed that the ongoing Indo-China standoff increases his responsibility going into the game.
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newsboxing3 months ago

‘Battleground Asia’: Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar make pro-boxing debut

IOS Boxing Promotions today announced the opponents of Olympians Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar who will make their pro-boxing debut at the ‘Battleground Asia’ on 5th August 2017. After a long gap, the trio of Indian boxing, including Vijender Singh, will be seen in the same boxing ring.
Press Release
newsboxing4 months ago

Vijender Singh to fight China’s Zulpikar Maimaitiali at ‘Battleground Asia’ on 5th August in Mumbai

IOS have announced that Asia’s Biggest showdown between India and China on 5th August 2017 in Mumbai will see WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion, Vijender Singh take on China’s number 1 boxer and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion Zulpikar Maimaitali for a double title fight.
Press Release
newsboxing4 months ago

WBO sanctions for Asia’s biggest fight between India’s Vijender & China’s Zulpikar for first week of August in Mumbai

World Boxing Organisation has sanctioned the showdown for Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and Oriental Super Middleweight title between two of the biggest boxing names of the Asia. The mega-fight will happen in the first week of August in Mumbai between Vijender Singh and Zulpikar Maimaitiali.
Press Release
newsboxing5 months ago

Amir Khan : Fighting Vijender Singh will be a regressive step

Although Amir Khan is aware of the buzz that a matchup between him and Vijender Singh will create, the Pakistan-born British boxer said it will be a step back for him given that he is far more established. Amir also felt that the faceoff will sell only in India and Pakistan.
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newsboxing8 months ago

Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar set for six professional bouts this year

Boxers Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar both formally signed up with IOS Boxing Promotions today in New Delhi and will have six professional bouts each in 2017, two of them international. The duo will be joined in Gurgaon by a trainer from Manchester as they prepare for their first bout on April 1.
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