Panaji, March 18
Unconquered to this point, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh would look to increase his unblemished report when he spars with tall Russian opponent Artysh Lopsan within the ‘Battle on Ship’, right here on Friday.
The 2008 Beijing Olympic bronze medallist has not misplaced a bout after turning skilled, boasting of a 12-Zero report, which incorporates eight knock-outs.
Come Friday on the ‘Majestic Delight On line casino Ship’, the 35-year-old would enter the ring after a substantial whereas.
His final bout was towards Ghana’s former Commonwealth champion Charles Adamu in Dubai in November 2019.
Vijender is anticipated to face a stiff problem from the 26-year-old Russian, who additionally has an honest report as an expert boxer.
Lopsan, who’s 6ft 4-inches tall, in his six bouts as an expert boxer, has received 4, together with two knock-outs and has registered one defeat and one draw.
Each the boxers have been coaching within the coastal state forward of the marquee occasion. Vijender had a sparring session with friend-cum-coach Jai Bhagwan on the Salvador-do-Mundo boxing corridor on Wednesday.
Vijender is unfazed that he’s up towards a really tall rival.
“He’s tall, and I’ll take it gradual firstly, however I am assured of beating him nonetheless. Peak isn’t the whole lot and in boxing, you want energy and technique. I’ve expertise underneath my belt and Lopsan continues to be a child. My unbeaten streak will proceed after March 19. The harder the opponent, the extra enjoyable to beat him,” Vijender had just lately stated.
The competition can be streamed dwell on ‘Ebook My Present’ and Fancode. — PTI