newsboxinga month 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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featureboxinga month 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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newsboxing2 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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newsboxing2 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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newsboxing6 months 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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newsboxing8 months ago

Vijender Singh all set to defend both titles

Vijender Singh, the current WBO Asia Pacific and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight champion, will defend his titles in the Rajasthan Rumble on December 23 against Ernest Amuzu. Vijender has won all of his bouts in his pro boxing career and will be aiming to make it 10-0 with a win against Amuzu.
Press Release
newsboxing8 months ago

I will leave Vijender beaten and broken in front of his home crowd’: Ernest Amuzu

The war of words has already begun ahead of Vijender Singh's 10th fight against Ernest Amuzu on December 23rd. The African champion, who has been working 8-10 hours a day for the fight, has drawn the first blood by stating that he will leave Vijender Singh broken in front of his home crowd.
Press Release
newsboxing8 months ago

Vijender Singh reveals turning professional was his life’s toughest decision

Ahead of his 10th professional fight, Vijender Singh recalls how turning professional was one of the toughest decisions in his life as critics were against his move. He will defend both his titles, WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental Super Middleweight, when he faces Ghana's Earnest Amuzu on December 23.
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newsboxing9 months ago

Vijender Singh all set to defend his title on December 23

Vijender, who holds a 9-0 record, is all set to defend his WBO Oriental & Asia Pacific Super middleweight title against experienced Ernest Amuzu on December 23 at the Rajasthan Rumble in Jaipur. Ernest Amuzu is no amateur as he will be looking to win 26th pro fight of his career.
Press Release
newsboxing9 months ago

Vijender Singh to take on Rocky Fielding for British and Commonwealth Super middleweight title in 2018

Vijender Singh will face Rocky Fielding for the British and Commonwealth Super middleweight title which will take place in March next year. Fielding who has 24 wins in his 25 bouts, which includes 14 knockouts, will be Vijender's first real test since he turned professional in June 2015.
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