newsboxinga month ago

Boxing | Vikas Krishan wins his debut match as professional boxer

Following the footsteps of India’ first Olympic medallist boxer Vijender Singh, Vikas Krishan has won his first professional bout comprehensively in two rounds of the six-round super welterweight category. He won the match against American boxer Steven Andrade through technical superiority.
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newsboxinga month ago

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan to make pro debut in US on January 18

26-year old Indian boxer Vikas Krishan is scheduled to make his debut on the professional boxing circuit on January 18 in New York against native Steven Andrade. Krishan, who has won gold medals in the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, is also a World Championship bronze medallist.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Fight at Madison Square Garden and a title contest with Canelo Alvarez on Vijender Singh’s US dreamlist

Olympic bronze medallist and now professional boxer Vijender Singh has revealed that he would like to fight at Madison Square Garden and against Canelo Alvarez for his first match in the USA. The Indian boxer is unbeaten since turning a professional boxer back in the year 2015.
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newsboxing4 months ago

Boxing | It has been a dream come true year for me, Says Amit Panghal

Boxer Amit Panghal has admitted that 2018 has been a wonderful year for him so far as he has won a silver medal in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and a Gold medal at the Asian Games, Indonesia. Amit won the Gold medal by beating the reigning Olympic Champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Pro Boxing | Amir Khan wants to wear Pakistan colour when he fights Vijender Singh

Pakistan origin boxer from England, Amir Khan wants to don the Pakistan colour whenever he gets to fight Indian professional Vijender Singh in the near future. Khan has time and again expressed his desire to take on Vijender Singh in the past, but now he wants to give it an India vs Pakistan angle.
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newsboxing7 months ago

Vijender Singh might re-enter the ring in September

Vijender Singh has said that his fight for the Commonwealth super middleweight title, which was canceled earlier this month, might be held in September, but the opponent is yet to be decided by the Commonwealth committee. Vijender who is now 4th in the WBO rankings was to fight against Lee Makhram.
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featureboxing7 months ago

Five similarities between Pokerbaazi and Mukkebaazi

Without a doubt, Poker and Boxing are right up there when it comes to entertaining and popular sports. And despite the contrasting style of play and rules, the two sports, astonishingly, share numerous traits and virtues that are similar and immensely necessary to excel in the sports. 
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newsboxing7 months ago

Vijender Singh will have to wait for third title as Lee Markham opts out due to injury

Olympic bronze medalist Vijender Singh will have to wait to get his hands on a possible third world title after his opponent for the clash on July 13 Lee Markham of England pulled out due to injury. Singh has already claimed the WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental Super Middleweight titles.
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newsboxing8 months ago

Paying 33% of the income to Haryana government helped Vijender Singh get the permission to turn pro

Vijender Singh, who won a bronze medal in 2008 Olympic Games, was the first sportsperson who had a job in Haryana government and was seeking permission to turn pro in 2015. A new policy to pay 33 percent of the income earned by the sportsperson was framed by the government after Vijender’s case.
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newsboxinga year ago

Former boxers questions selection policy for Commonwealth Games

Vijender Singh and Commonwealth bronze medallist Jitender Kumar have questioned the Boxing Federation of India’s (BFI) decision to use the points system as the criteria for selection for the 2018 CWG. BFI have moved away from the conventional trials method that is used all around the world.
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