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'Vijender Singh doesn't have time left for Rio Olympic trials'

At present, Shiva Thapa is the lone Indian boxer to have qualified for the Rio Games.

Jun 06, 2016, 17:25 PM IST

Vijender Singh set to make pro boxing debut on Indian soil in July

Vijender will be fighting his next bout in Liverpool on February 13 against a yet to be named opponent.

Jan 14, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

Vijender Singh to fight in Delhi?

Vijender won his debut pro bout. He is scheduled to face his  second opponent on Saturday.

Nov 07, 2015, 11:50 AM IST

Not nervous, ultimate goal is to win world title: Vijender Singh

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh is scheduled to make his first professional boxing bout on October 10.

Sep 11, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

Vijender Singh to make pro debut on Oct 10, opponent not yet known

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh will make his much-awaited professional debut on October 10 even though his opponent for the bout is yet to be decided.

Sep 10, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

It's my wish to turn pro, says Vijender Singh

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Wednesday shot back at his detractors and reiterated that it was not money that prompted him to leave amateur boxing but his "wish" to become a professional.

Jul 15, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

Vijender Singh has spark, desire for pro circuit: Trainer

Convinced about Vijender Singh's ability to sparkle in the gruelling arena of professional boxing, his UK-based trainer Lee Beard and promoter Francis Warren on Tuesday said the Indian has what it takes to make it big there as his natural ability goes beyond the amateur level.

Jul 14, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

Vijender Singh turns professional; ends amateur boxing career

Ending all the speculations, India's 2008 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh took a big step going forward on Monday as he turned professional.

Jun 30, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Has Vijender Singh set a wrong precedent for young Indian boxers?

While other countries' preparations for the next year's Rio Olympics are in full swing, India's preparations suffered a major setback as renowned boxer Vijender Singh turned pro on Monday, bringing down curtains to his national career.

Jun 30, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Vijender Singh turns professional boxer, to miss 2016 Rio Olympics

Ending all the speculations, India's 2008 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh took a big step going forward on Monday as he turned professional.

Jun 29, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Vijender Singh brings down curtains on India career, turns professional

Ending all the speculations, India's 2008 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh took a big step going forward on Monday as he turned professional.

Jun 29, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

Vijender Singh eyes lucrative career in London, to hang up India gloves: Report

2008 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Kumar looks set to end his India career by joining the professional ranks.

Jun 28, 2015, 13:23 PM IST