First ever WBC India title at stake as Akashdeep Singh takes on Sabari J | Boxing Information


HYDERABAD: In a serious leap for the Indian skilled boxing circuit, Akashdeep Singh and Sabari J will battle it out for the maiden World Boxing Council (WBC) India welterweight title right here on Sunday.
The Patiala-born Akashdeep is the extra skilled of the duo having competed in 9 bouts, whereas the Chennai-born Sabari comes into the competition after having fought 5 occasions within the circuit to date.
The battle night time named ‘Hell’s Bay’ can even function a WBC Asia Silver title contest along with 4 different contests in numerous weight divisions on the Gachibowli Stadium and is sanctioned by the Indian Boxing Council.

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Akashdeep Singh vs Sabari J (PIC Credit score: @WBCAsia Twitter deal with)

The 27-year-old Akashdeep has a file of eight wins and one loss prior to now three years.
His 24-Yr-old opponent has 4 wins and one loss in his earlier fights. Sabari made his skilled boxing debut in January final yr, simply two months previous to the COVID-19 lockdowns.
His solely loss got here towards Karthik Sathish within the light-weight division in his debut battle.
Sabari, whereas competing within the undercard of Vijender Singh Vs Artysh Lopsan battle at Goa in March this yr, defeated increased ranked Amey Nitin in a six-round contest.
“Each boxers have been competing within the professional circuit for the previous 2 years and have proven immense potential and resolve to function on this first ever Title battle of their weight,” mentioned Brigadier PKM Raja, President of the Indian Boxing Council.
“A win right here would assist them climb up the rankings in Asia and be an enormous step towards constructing their careers within the international circuit.”
‘Hell’s Bay’ is a flagship occasion being promoted by TIAR.io, a digital market that brings collectively artists, merchandise companions, traders, and collectors onto a platform.
“This would be the first of our many professional boxing battle nights deliberate within the subsequent 12 months,” mentioned Prashant Singh, COO TIAR.io.



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