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Pro-boxing: Vijender Singh invites Sachin Tendulkar to WBO Asia title bout in Delhi

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 6:03 IST

India's boxing sensation Vijender Singh on Saturday, 26 March, met cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar in Gurgaon and invited him for his WBO Asia title fight scheduled to be held in Delhi on 11 June.

Vijender, who is a huge fan of Sachin Tendulkar, also briefed the master blaster about the structure and future of professional boxing.

On meeting Tendulkar, Vijender Singh said: "Meeting the legend Sachin Tendulkar is always an inspiration for any of the sportsperson. I would like to thank Sachin sir for giving me time out of his busy schedule and I have invited him for my WBO Asia title fight scheduled to be held on 11 June in Delhi."

"I am happy that Sachin follows boxing and he asked me about my training regime of pro boxing. He was happy the way my professional career is progressing, he asked me about the structure of professional boxing in other countries. Meeting him was really a big motivation for me and he assured me of full support for my all future bouts," Vijender added.

-ANI

First published: 27 March 2016, 2:31 IST
 
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