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Zulpikar Maimaitiali training 10 hrs a day to knockout Vijender Singh in 2-3 rounds

Zulpikar Maimaitiali training 10 hrs a day to knockout Vijender Singh in 2-3 rounds

Vijender has seven knockout wins since his pro-boxing debut. Maimaitiali has the same unbeaten record but has lesser knockout wins.

No special preparations for clash with Zulpikar Maimaitiali: Vijender Singh

No special preparations for clash with Zulpikar Maimaitiali: Vijender Singh

Vijender has not competed since successfully defending his title against Cheka in December last year. 

Vijender Singh puts WBO Asia Pacific title at stake, to fight China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali on August 5

Vijender Singh puts WBO Asia Pacific title at stake, to fight China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali on August 5

Vijender, who has been training in Manchester, England, presented the first ticket of his bout to cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar.

Vijender Singh vs  Zulpikar Maimaitiali: World Boxing Organisation sanctions bout for 1st week of August

Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali: World Boxing Organisation sanctions bout for 1st week of August

The 22-year-old Chinese number 1 boxer Zulpikar Maimaitiali, currently holds the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion Title.

Zulpikar Maimaitiali challenges Vijender Singh for Asia's biggest showdown

Zulpikar Maimaitiali challenges Vijender Singh for Asia's biggest showdown

Both the boxers will put their respective titles at stake in a winner-takes-all clash that is likely to be held in the first half of August in Mumbai.

Sachin: A Billion Dreams - Indian sports fraternity extends wishes to Tendulkar ahead of Friday release of much-awaited biopic

Sachin: A Billion Dreams - Indian sports fraternity extends wishes to Tendulkar ahead of Friday release of much-awaited biopic

Sachin: A Billion Dreams is a documentary drama with real-time footage from his personal and professional highs and lows.

Vijender Singh terminates agreement with Queensberry Promotions over failure to deliver on obligations

Vijender Singh terminates agreement with Queensberry Promotions over failure to deliver on obligations

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh has terminated his contract with the UK-based Queensberry Promotions, complaining that the company failed to deliver on its obligations in the last one year.

Boisterous Amir Khan claims fighting Vijender Singh will be a step backwards

Boisterous Amir Khan claims fighting Vijender Singh will be a step backwards

Khan is aware of the huge possibility a bout between an Indian and a boxer of Pakistan origin will bring to the sport.

No possibility of Vijender Singh fighting Amir Khan in Super Boxing League: Promoters

No possibility of Vijender Singh fighting Amir Khan in Super Boxing League: Promoters

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will not compete in the Amir Khan-backed Super Boxing League, which will roll out from July 7.

No opponent coming through, Vijender Singh's next bout postponed

No opponent coming through, Vijender Singh's next bout postponed

Vijender is unbeaten after eight bouts and is the reigning WBO Asia Pacific champion.

Virender Sehwag leads tributes to Kalpana Chawla on her 55th birth anniversary

Virender Sehwag leads tributes to Kalpana Chawla on her 55th birth anniversary

On February 1, 2003, Kalpana Chawla and her six crew members of the Space Shuttle Columbia were killed during their return to Earth.

Vijender Singh's Chinese opponent  Zulpikar Maimaitiali pulls out of winner-takes-all April 1 bout

Vijender Singh's Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali pulls out of winner-takes-all April 1 bout

The promoters, however, promised that the event will go ahead as planned on April 1 in Mumbai.

Indian Olympians Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar set to make Pro-Boxing debuts in April

Indian Olympians Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar set to make Pro-Boxing debuts in April

Akhil and Jitender, who are serving as Deputy Superintendent of police with Haryana Government, have recently got the permission to turn professional.

Vijender Singh to fight for 2nd title with China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Vijender Singh to fight for 2nd title with China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Vijender so far has eight wins under his belt with seven of them being Knockout triumphs

Sports museum in Kolkata to have Sachin Tendulkar, PV Sindhu's memorabilia

Sports museum in Kolkata to have Sachin Tendulkar, PV Sindhu's memorabilia

Besides his prized gloves, the Indian cricket maestro has also donated his bat, sweater, jerseys among other things for the museum which will be formally opened on January 29.

PHOTO: Vijender Singh laughs at Francis Cheka in middle of fight after hitting him on face

PHOTO: Vijender Singh laughs at Francis Cheka in middle of fight after hitting him on face

The win helped the Beijing Olympics bronze medallist remained unbeaten in his pro boxing career.

India's top sporting moments in 2016

Virat Kohli's sensational form and India's unbeaten run in Tests

WATCH: Vijender Singh's powerful right jab which forced Francis Cheka to retire hurt

WATCH: Vijender Singh's powerful right jab which forced Francis Cheka to retire hurt

The 2012 Beijing Olympics bronze medallist used his superior strength and height advantage over the 5'10 Cheka to good effect, dominating most of the exchanges.

After Knocking out Francis Cheka, Vijender Singh craves for more titles in coming year

After Knocking out Francis Cheka, Vijender Singh craves for more titles in coming year

India's first Olympic medallist in boxing dedicated the triumph to the country's soldiers who have lost their lives in the year going by.

WATCH: The brutal punch from Vijender Singh that knocked out Francis Cheka in title bout

WATCH: The brutal punch from Vijender Singh that knocked out Francis Cheka in title bout

Vijender took just three rounds to conquer the current African champion in the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Super Middleweight division.