Amir Khan wants to take on Indian boxing sensation, prospect Vijender Singh. Khan is gearing up for his maiden middleweight contest against Mexican great Canelo Alvarez, the biggest challenge of his career as he steps up in weight. Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) has faced insurmountable odds in the past when as a 17-year-old at the 2004 Athens Olympics he mesmerized the nation as he battled...
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...
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...
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...
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport's amateur world governing body gave provisional recognition to a new national federation. AIBA president C.K. Wu issued a statement Tuesday saying the new entity, Boxing India, has been unanimously approved for provisional membership. The previous Indian...
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