After Another Professional Win, Vijender Aim WBO Asia Belt


Liverpool: After registering his fourth successive knockout professional win by pummelling Hungary’s Alexander Horvath, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh has said that it is a good start for him, adding that he was looking forward to register two more knockout wins in April before he plays in India in June for the WBO Asia belt.

The Indian sensational boxer had little trouble outpunching his opponent, who failed to get up after being thrown off balance by his body blows in the third round at the Liverpool Echo Arena here on Saturday evening.

“It’s a good start for me beginning 2016 on a winning note. I am happy for registering knockout win. I think this is a great start for me looking ahead my fight in India in June this year,” Vijender said.

“My target is to win Asia title in front of my home crowd and looking forward to register two more knockout wins in April before I play in India. I would like to thank Indian fans in Liverpool and all supporting me on digital media,” he added.

Vijender will next be seen in action on April 2, the opponent and venue for which would be decided later.

The 30-year-boxer will now gun for his maiden title in the professional circuit when he fights for the WBO Asia belt come June in front of home fans in New Delhi.

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