WBO sanctions Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali fight in first week of August

Jun 23, 2017, 11:46 IST | PTI

Vijender with the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title­
Vijender with the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title­

World Boxing Organisation (WBO) has sanctioned WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title between Vijender Singh and Chinese Zulpikar Maimaitiali in the first week of August in Mumbai.

Vijender is the current WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight champion Singh while Zulpikar is the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion. 

Both the WBO title holders are number one boxers in their respective countries - India and China - as they both remain unbeaten since the time they made their debut in the field of professional boxing.

Zulpikar
Zulpikar 

With this fight, both the boxers will put their respective titles at stake and it will be a double title fight. The boxer that wins the bout will take home his defended title along with the opponent’s title. Vijender, who recently retained his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title entered professional boxing in the year 2015. The 22-year-old Maimaitiali, currently holds the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion Title. He has fought eight bouts with 24 rounds under his belt.

Zulpikar has won seven bouts with no less than five KO wins and one draw.

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