new Delhi| Vijender Singh turned to professional boxing in 2015 when he was a big name at the Olympic Games in India. Beijing Olympics 2008 bronze medalist Vijender was in Manchester early in his professional boxing career. He said that it took him time to mold himself according to the conditions there.
Vijender said at Sony Ten’s The Medal of Glory event, “It was very difficult. I had left my staff, coach and home, everything was new to me abroad.”
He said, “There, the first two-three months were very difficult. I was staying in Manchester, where it was very cold. I always thought that tomorrow would be a good day. I used to say that to myself and today I am there.” Where I have won 12 in a row. “
Vijender won his first professional match in October 2015 and has won 12 consecutive professional matches since then. In eight of these, he has won in the knockout.
Their 13th match was to be held in the US this month, which could not be done due to coronavirus. He said that he is now spending precious time with his family.
The Olympic medalist boxer said, “I get up late because I like to sleep. Right now I am spending time with family. I also train in the evening. There was a match in the US, which could not be done due to coronavirus.”
Vijender, a 34-year-old boxer, won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Apart from this, he also won bronze medals in the 2009 World Championships and 2010 Commonwealth Games. Vijender won silver medals at the 2006 and 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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