newsboxing5 days 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
newsboxinga month 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
newsboxinga month 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
newsboxing2 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxing5 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxing7 months ago

Twitter explodes after Vijender Singh knocks out Francis Cheka to retain title

Twitter erupted in celebration to congratulate king of the ring Vijender Singh after he knocked out Tanzania's Francis Cheka to make it 8 wins out of 8 bouts in his professional career. Twitter also took this as a chance to troll Cheka for all his pre-match comments about Vijender being a “Boy”.
SportsCafe Desk
reportboxing7 months ago

Vijender knocks out Cheka to retain Asia Pacific title

Veteran Francis Cheka wanted to teach Vijender Singh a thing or two about professional boxing, but the Indian knocked him out in only the third round of the ten-round bout. The defending champion’s punches found their mark more often than not forcing Cheka to retire early with a technical knockout. 
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxing7 months ago

Knock-out king Vijender Singh goes Head-to-head with Francis Cheka at face-off event

Indian boxing sensation & WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion Vijender Singh and Former World Champion Francis Cheka, came face to face today at a heated face-off event in New Delhi. The ‘Night Of The Champions’ bout is all set to happen on the 17th of December 2016 in New Delhi.
Press Release
featureboxing8 months ago

SportsCafe Exclusive with Vijender Singh - They love Mike Tyson but if an Indian boxer turns professional, they question him [Part II]

In a candid interview, Vijender Singh speaks to us on topics ranging from the negativity surrounding his move to pro boxing, to what is wrong with boxing in India and the life lessons he has learnt in the ring.
Amlan Majumdar
featureboxing8 months ago

SportsCafe Exclusive with Vijender Singh - From Mary Kom, to Salman Khan, to why he took up boxing [Part I]

Vijender Singh took some time out of his busy training schedule to speak to us in one of the most candid interviews of a sportsperson this year. The first part of this interview is mostly a lighthearted conversation on some playful topics.
Amlan Majumdar