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Vijender Singh vs Kerry Hope: Everything you need to know — TV listing, time, venue, et al​

Kerry Hope is a former World No. 3 but Vijender has firmly stood his ground and is not intimidated by the high-pressure match.

Vijender Singh vs Kerry Hope: Everything you need to know — TV listing, time, venue, et al​

New Delhi: Vijender Singh, the poster boy of Indian boxing, had last fought in front of the home crowd during the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, where he won won a bronze medal.

Six years later, the Haryana boxer who has turned professional is gearing up for arguably the biggest bout of his career, taking on Australia's Kerry Hope for the WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title at the Thyagaraj stadium on Saturday.

Here are the details of the highly-anticipated battle:

  • Opponent Name: Kerry Hope (Australia)
  • Fight Venue: Thyagaraj Stadium, New Delhi
  • Date: 16 July 2016
  • Time: 07:00 PM IST
  • WBO Title: Asia Pacific Super Middleweight
  • TV Listing: Star Sports 4/2 and HD
  • Streaming: starsports.com, Hotstar

Kerry Hope is a former World No. 3 but Vijender has firmly stood his ground and is not intimidated by the high-pressure match.

As reported by NDTV, Vijender said:

"I do not want to bad-mouth him but I am ready for the bout. I can beat him because 'Singh is King'."

It will be interesting to see whether Singh will wear the crown of King after tonight's bout or Kerry will land the knockout punch to end the Vijender's hopes.

From Zee News

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