Indian boxing’s poster child “Vijender Singh” currently has his eyes trained on the Common-wealth and World Championship title, the best of the hunger for achievement nearly jaded by his tenth straight win on the pro circuit.
The 32-year-old Vijender last night floored West African Boxing Union Middleweight champion Ernest Amuzu with ANunanimous finding of fact to retain his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific Super middleweight titles.
The Commonwealth Super Middleweight title is presently control by nice Britain’s Luke Blackledge, a awfully gifted27-year-old boxer with twenty three wins, as well as eight knockouts, from thirty fights.
While Blackledge may influence be his toughest opponent up to now, for the nonce India’s Olympic and World Championship bronze medallist was delighted to possess signed off the year on a high.
“Happy to finish this year on a winning note. currently i will be able to foresee to play a minimum of 2 titles next year — Commonwealth and World title. i might prefer to impart the individuals of Jaipur for creating this show a giantsuccess and because of all my fans across Asian country for his or her support,” Vijender aforesaid when his bout at the Sawai Mansingh sports stadium.
He added, “I am very happy on winning this fight. i do know he was a tricky fighter which is why the fight continued until ten rounds, but yes, i used to be jutting to the strategy planned by my coaches, which helped Pine Tree State in winning this fight.”
Asked concerning Pakistani British boxer emeer Khan’s challenge, Vijender aforesaid the time has come back to settle the difficulty.
“He has boasted that he has 2 world titles, currently I too have 2 world titles, therefore we must always have a fight. Despite having totally different weight classes the bout is organized.
We have seen such bouts having boxers of various weight classes,” aforesaid Vijender.
Coming back to his latest fight, he aforesaid there have been many anxious moments throughout the 10-round bout, and praised his Ghanian opponent.
“He could be a plug-ugly, I unbroken sorting out a chance to knock him down however somehow he survived. I actually have to admit that he’s a sturdy boxer UN agency will prolong a fight. when the initial rounds I complete this was getting to be long battle.”
He refuted the charge that the African wasn’t a worthy opponent considering his low ranking.
“I grasp he’s quite low in ranking as compared to Pine Tree State. however one blow will decide the fight. He displaya challenge within the 1st 2 rounds and after I started dominating all of a fast I sustained a deep cut on my forehead and for a flash it appeared that every one was finished.
“I was agitated however luckily there came a prospect, giving Pine Tree State the time to recoup once more.”
Vijender’s promoter, Neerav Tomar of IOS, too was hopeful of a bout with emeer.
“We have seen such fights before — like between Mayweather and Pacquiao — then why a fight between Vijender and emeer can not be organized. In fact, we tend to ar acting on it, and hopefully it’ll occur.
“Amir is seventy two (kg) and presently Vijender is seventy six.2 and if he must come back down it is robust for him. His trainer’s recommendation would be the deciding issue,” Tomar aforesaid.