Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh returns to the ring today against Russian opponent Artysh Lopsan on the rooftop of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship on the Mandovi River in Goa.
Vijender Singh has a 12-0 record in his professional boxing career and is the WBO Asia-Pacific Super Middleweight champion.
Live Streaming, When & Where to watch
The fight will be shown live on BookMyShow.Com and FanCode who are also the OTT partners for the event. This will be the first time in India a major sport event is opting for the globally popular pay-per-view model.
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- 19 March 2021 6:00 PM GMT
Lopsan, who is 6ft 4-inches tall, in had played six bouts before today as a professional boxer has won four, including two knockouts, besides suffering one defeat and a draw.
But today's win in front of a packed audience defeating a former Olympic medallist is probably the sweetest win in his career.
- 19 March 2021 5:22 PM GMT
Speaking after the official weigh-in, Vijender said, "I'm excited to return to the ring and the weigh-in gives me confidence that I'm on the right path. I never think about my opponent and don't really care who I'm fighting. I'll surely go for the knockout and if not that, I'll make sure my every punch counts."