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Vijender Singh targets Amir Khan fight after WBO title win

Vijender Singh after winning his WBO Asia-Pacific title

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Vijender Singh insists his WBO Asia-Pacific super-middleweight title win in New Delhi is only the “beginning” – and is eyeing an unlikely clash with Amir Khan next. The Indian star, who won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games, beat Australian Kerry Hope on points after 10 rounds of one-sided action at the Thyagaraj stadium on Saturday night (July 16). Fighting in front of a 5,000 home crowd for the first time as a professional, Singh scored a 98-92, 98-92, 100-90 unanimous decision to improve his record to 7-0. The 30-year-old had won all of his previous fights by…

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