`Unbeaten` Vijender to defend WBO Asia Pacific title on Dec. 17

| Updated: Nov 09, 2016 00:14 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 8 (ANI): Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh will defend his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion title when he comes on ring at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on December 17. However, the opponent that will be pitted against Vijender is yet to be announced. "Vijender will be seen defending his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion title on 17th December 2016, at the Thyagaraj Stadium, New Delhi," Vijender's India promoters Infinity Optimal Solutions said in a release. Vijender's headliner fight will also see top Indian boxers make their pro-boxing debut on the fight night. The names of these boxers and their international boxers would be announced soon. Commenting on his next fight, Vijender Singh said, "I have been in Manchester, UK for the last two months, training hard for my next fight. My trainer has been giving me high intensity training sessions, which has made my punches more powerful than before. I am ready to fight anybody as suggested by the World Boxing Organisation (WBO). I am confident that I will be able to defend my title with as much pride as I won it. I am looking forward to 17thDecember 2016, and hope to repeat history." Till date, Vijender has a record of seven out of seven wins with 6 knockouts in 27 rounds.(ANI)