Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS): Skilled Indian boxing pioneer Vijender Singh will face the reigning nationwide West Africa Boxing Union Champion Eliasu Sulley on August 17 on the Balbir Singh Juneja Stadium in Raipur.

Eliasu Sulley has a one hundred pc knockout document within the 8 bouts that he has competed in and will likely be seeking to improve his unbeaten document presumably as one other knockout.

Vijender’s final battle was in opposition to Artysh Lopsan in March, 2021, when he tasted his first defeat of his skilled profession.

“I do know what I’m able to and am assured to interrupt his unbeaten skilled streak with a knockout itself. With the correct of help and coaching, it’s only going to be a matter of time earlier than the exhausting work pays off. I hope that the folks of Raipur flip up in nice numbers to observe me stay. I as soon as once more thank Chief Minister, Mr. Bhagel for the help,” mentioned Vijender Singh.

“I am actually wanting ahead to this battle, I’ve been coaching extensively for this and will probably be the right alternative and place to get again into my profitable methods. There was a tiny blip within the final battle however I’m gearing up with my staff to defeat Eliasu Sulley, and I can not wait to get within the ring,” he added.

“Turning Chattisgarh right into a sporting state is one thing we now have been seeking to do for some time now and it is lastly coming to fruition in the previous couple of years. Vijender Singh’s skilled battle will solely additional cement this plan that we now have to not solely encourage the folks throughout the state but in addition athletes throughout India to deal with Chattisgarh as a superpower of sport.” mentioned Bhupesh Baghel, CM, Chattisgarh.

Coaching for the final 19 months since his final skilled battle will see Vijender Singh raring to go because the official date for the battle has been introduced. He has been pulling out all stops and implementing ultimate touches to his coaching in Manchester earlier than he has to fly right down to compete. He’ll arrive on the eighth to acclimate earlier than the primary occasion.

This would be the first skilled boxing battle in Raipur. In an try to make sure that followers from everywhere in the nation will be capable of watch Vijender’s bout, Viacom 18 has joined fingers with the occasion to telecast on Sports activities 18 Khel and VOOT.


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