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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.
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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.
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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.