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Vijender Singh knocks out Eliasu Sulley to return to winning ways | Boxing News

RAIPUR: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh returned to winning ways in model as he notched a knockout win over Ghana’s Eliasu Sulley on Wednesday.
Vijender, who delivered India’s first Olympic and males’s world championship medals in boxing, confirmed his class as he dominated Sulley.
Vijender landed the winning blow within the second spherical of what was to be a six-round contest to go away the reigning nationwide West Africa Boxing Union Champion dazed.

The 36-year-old Beijing Olympics bronze medallist wanted solely 5 minutes and 7 seconds to dispatch the Ghanian, who until now had a 100 per cent knockout document.
It is Vijender’s thirteenth pro-boxing win. His solely loss on the skilled circuit had come final 12 months in March when he went down to Russia’s Artysh Lopsan.
“It’s good to be back. We start our season with a victory. It wasn’t easy to fight against (Sulley). Will return to the gym in a week and will fight again in December or January,” Vijender stated after the win.
Walking out to the “So high” tune by the late Sidhu Moose Wala, Vijender oozed confidence from the start. He used his lengthy attain and straight jabs to good impact, placing his opponent below strain, to the delight of the partisan crowd.
He relied on a mixture of punches to get the job performed and was technically much more superior to Sulley.
In the second spherical, he gave his opponent an opportunity to assault as he switched to counter attacking.
However, Sulley had no reply to Vijender’s onslaught as he fell to the canvas and obtained the his first rely of the night time.
The Bhiwani boxer then landed a collection of straight jabs, hooks and higher cuts which took the wind out of Sulley as he clinched the rope. Another hook from behind spelt the top of the competition.
In the opposite fights of the night, Asad Asif Khan out-punched Amey Nitin within the feather weight class.
Then Ashish Sharma suffered by the hands of Karthik Satish Kumar within the mild weight class.
Gurpreet Singh additionally notched an unanimous resolution win over Saikhom Rebaldo whereas Faizan Anwar registered a knockout victory over Sachin Nautiyal within the welterweight competitors.

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