The year-old Indian currently holds a 9 -0 record with seven knockout wins out of which six wins were recorded abroad and three in India. This will be his fourth bout in India and Vijender will be fired up to put on another great show for the home crowd. Vijender was last seen in action in August when he defeated China's No. With an aim to make it in pro boxing, the Indian sensation is training hard and warned his rival to not take him lightly.
News Vijender Singh is proud to hold up India in his U. Photo courtesy of Top Rank. The 5-foot, year-old can feel their presence each time he throws a punch; each time he ducks away; each time he wins.
They are my people and they give me more power than pressure.
It means so much to me for people to come and see my fights. He reached the semifinals, where he lost to Cuban Emilio Correa, , though it was good enough to secure a bronze medal.
In , he won bronze at the World Championships, where he beat middleweight contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko, and a gold medal at the Asian Games. Saturday marks the first time Singh has fought since Dec.
Since then, Sigh has been hoping for a title shot. He made the move and signed with top Rank in November, This is a great opportunity.
His amateur background has acclimated him to adjusting to different environments and fight times. If I was coming from India, I would have come earlier to get used to the time.
Singh has a good understanding of what he can do, watching Snider fight on YouTube. With a nation on his back watching his every move.
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