Watch: How Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Avoided Boxing With Mary Kom
Friday, June 28, 2019, 8:24 PM
In an attempt to escape fighting with six-time world champion Mary Kom, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said he had to use the excuse of not fighting with women to avoid a boxing match. Mr Rijiju shared a video on Twitter, in which he can be seen avoiding boxing with Mary Kom in the ring despite the Olympic silver medalist enthused to take him on.
Vijender Singh injured in training, US professional boxing debut delayed
Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:42 PM
Indian boxing star Vijender Singh's much-awaited professional debut in USA, scheduled for April-12, was Tuesday postponed after he injured himself during a sparring-session in Los-Angeles. The 33-year-old, India's first Olympic and world championships medallist in boxing, was to make his US debut at Staples Center on Vasiliy Lomachenko-Anthony Crolla undercard. It was to be an-eight-round contest and his opponent was yet to be decided.
Vijender Singh Eyes World Title Fight Against Canelo Alvarez
Friday, December 7, 2018, 6:19 PM
India's star boxer Vijender Singh said it was his "dream come true" to fight in the United States and he is next hoping for a world title bout against Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez at the Madison Square Garden. Vijender Singh, a bronze medal winner at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, penned a new deal with legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum.