Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat wins first bout with new promoters

Sep 09, 2018, 10:35 IST | PTI

Neeraj Goyat, who is the WBC Asia Pacific welterweight title-holder, beat Sanchez in Canada on Saturday in a bout with no title at stake

Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat wins first bout with new promoters
Neeraj Goyat

Indian professional boxer Neeraj Goyat defeated Ernesto Cardona Sanchez in his first fight since signing up with Canada-based Lee Baxter Promotions for a contract worth Rs 1.5 crore. Goyat, who is the WBC Asia Pacific welterweight title-holder, beat Sanchez in Canada on Saturday in a bout with no title at stake.

"Glad to be back after a long hiatus. This fight has had to be postponed twice because of logistics and I was not in the best frame of mind. But I am happy that I could win and it has now set me up well," Goyat said.

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