Star Indian fighter Vijender Singh will make his much-awaited veteran entrance on 10 Oct even nonetheless his competition for a hitch is nonetheless to be decided.
The 29-year-old, who finished his pledge career in Jul by signing adult with a UK-based and Francis Warren-owned Queensberry Promotions, was ostensible to make his entrance this month though that had to be deferred overdue to a authorised scuffle with his employers — Haryana Police.
“All-action Vijender Singh’s initial quarrel will be over 4 rounds in a middleweight division, opposite an competition to be reliable shortly. Singh will be competing in one of a hottest weight classes in universe fighting with chosen fighters Gennady Golovkin, Miguel Cotto, Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders all campaigning during 160lbs and he aims to be in their position one day,” Queensberry Promotions pronounced in a statement.
Vijender, India’s initial Olympics and World Championship award winner, will make his long-awaited veteran entrance during a Manchester Arena, England. The growth comes after Haryana Police authorised Vijender to contest in a pro circuit after few weeks of wrangling over either he could take adult assignment while being a supervision worker in India.
“I’m so vehement to be creation my veteran entrance during a Manchester Arena on Saturday, 10th Oct and to uncover that India is a new force in veteran boxing. Thanks to Francis and everybody during Queensberry Promotions for a really comfortable acquire and we can’t wait for my quarrel to be televised on BoxNation,” Vijender said.
“This means so most to me privately and to all my fans behind home in India who have upheld me all this approach and will now follow me on my tour to turn a initial fighter in India to win a universe veteran title.
“Training now as a veteran is totally opposite to my pledge regime and I’m amatory a training with Lee Beard who has taught me so most in a brief space of time. We are operative good together and now we wish to put into use what we have learnt. I’m still training all a time and there will be copiousness to come from me. we trust that this is going to be a really sparkling time,” combined Vijender.
The Haryana-lad will start his pro career on a double
universe pretension uncover headlined by Terry Flanagan’s WBO World Lightweight pretension counterclaim opposite Diego Magdaleno. Also fighting there would be Liam Smith for a Vacant WBO World Super-Welterweight pretension opposite John Thompson.
To make a transition from pledge to professional, Vijender has set adult his UK training bottom for a quarrel in Manchester during a gym of tip tutor Lee Beard, who trains stream pro stars Jack Catterall and Adrian Gonzalez.
Francis Warren from Queensberry Promotions said, “We’ve all worked really tough to get Vijender here and I’m gay that his veteran entrance is now confirmed. The Manchester Arena uncover is a illusory eventuality for Vijender to make his entrance on and it’s headlined with dual large universe pretension fights on BoxNation and one day that can be him.
“I’ve seen how tough he is operative with his tutor Lee in a gym and we can’t wait for him to furnish a products on a night to uncover what we and a group have believed all along, that he has a intensity to be a universe category boxer,” he added.
Vijender’s understanding with Queenberry was facilitated by his India managers IOS. The company’s MD and CEO, Neerav Tomar pronounced a fighter would hold new heights in a pro circuit.
“I am anxious to see Vijender make his veteran fighting entrance here in Manchester. It has been an extraordinary tour for Vijender from Bhiwani to Manchester and IOS has been unapproachable to have been a partial of a same journey,” he said.