• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

BOXING

Vijender Singh eyeing another knock-out punch

Singh will fight Maimaitiali in a double title fight on August 5 in Mumbai.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

An impressive seven knock-outs out of eight bouts under his belt, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh today (31) said he is aiming for another “early finish” when he faces WBO Oriental super middleweight champion Zulpikar Maimaitiali of China in Mumbai on Saturday (5). Saturday’s “Battleground Asia” fight night will give both the boxers a chance to claim double titles in a winner-takes- all show. While Vijender is the current WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight champion, Zulpikar is the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight champion and whoever wins Saturday’s fight will claim the twin titles. “Just pray for me. I will try…

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