Vijender Singh to defend Championship belt
India’s No.1 Boxing star Vijender Singh is going to take on Cheka (France) for his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific super Middleweight Tittle.
The match between the world champion “Cheka” and the Olympic medalist “Vijender” would be held on 17th December 2016 at Thyagaraj stadium in New Delhi.
Both the competitors looks quite bulky in their moves to gain and defend the Tittle.
“Vijender’s Olympic medal is nothing. I am a World Champion and inter-continental champion. On 17 December, Vijender will know why I am a world champion. I feel sorry India has picked Vijender to fight me. Vijender looks scared already. India will be ashamed on Saturday,” Cheka said through his interpreter as the smirk on Vijender’s face refused to leave.
Vijender Singh “When his opponent tries to be the King of the Ring then Vijender turns out to be the Ring Master“
Vijender ranked at no.10 th position after winning Asia Pacific super Middleweight Championship in New Delhi last month.
Singh seems to be very fearless when it comes to his opponents. Vijender may prove Lethal to world champion Cheka.
Indian boxer has been unbeaten since his last match when he defeated Former WBC European champion Kerry Hope.
Vijender Singh is placed above American star Trevor Mccumby.
Following are the undercard bouts on 17 December:
Welterweight (Indo-Australia): Pardeep Kharera vs Scott Edwards (Aust)
Lightweight (SE Asia): Kuldeep Dhanda vs Egy Rozten (Indonesia)
Cruiseweight: Dharmendar Grewal vs Abasi Kyobe (Uganda)
Welterweight (SE Asia): Deepak Tanwar vs Sutriyono Bara Boys (Indonesia)
Lightweight (Inter-Continental): Rajesh Kumar vs Mubaraka Sseguya (Uganda).
Indian boxer Vijender Singh (L) with Francis Cheka during a press conference, in New Delhi
“It’s just the start for me, one day I want to be the no.1 in world. That’s my dream and I am sure I will achieve it” -says Vijender Singh.
Vijender Singh is the India’s 1st Olympic and world championship medal winner.
A 31 years athletic has an fantastic list of honours over 10+ years. He has won a Bronze medal at 2008 Olympic games in Beijing.
Vijender Singh has also won the Asian Games Gold medal in 2010. He conquered silver medal at Commonwealth games in Glasgow 2014.
Cheka is a strong candidate. He’s last match against the Liverpool’s Paul Smith had defeated him, who was unbeaten from his back matches.
Vijender Singh is the pioneer for Indian Boxing athletes and carrying the hopes on his shoulders