Vijender Singh vs Ernest Amuzu: Highlights

first_imgHello and Welcome to our Live Coverage of the Rajasthan Rumble boxing bout between India’s Vijender Singh and Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu.22.02 IST: Vijender Singh beats Ernest Amuzu from Ghana by unanimous decision to retain WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific Super middleweight titles. Vijender improves his record to 10-0 in professional boxing Vijender Singh has won his 10th bout in Jaipur defeating his opponent from Ghana Ernest Amuzu in the 10 round contest by Unanimous Decision.#IndiaBullsRajasthanRumble IOS Boxing (@IOSBoxing) December 23, 201721.58 IST: End of Round 10! Vijender seemed to have pulled a muscle somewhere on his upper body that’s why didn’t attack too much in the final round. We will have to await the judges verdicts before the referee can raise Vijender’s hand as the winner21.54 IST: Just one more 3-minute round stands between Vijender and his 10th win in professional boxing. 21.54 IST: End of Round 9! Amuzu has never been knocked out in his career and he is doing all that he can to stay on his feet. But nothing can stop him from his third career loss now with just one round to go.21.50 IST: End of Round 8! Credit must go to Amuzu for he is still able to stand on his feet after taking so much punishment throughout this fight. Vijender wins yet another round but is not taking any risks. He doesn’t want to put Amuzu on the floor and wants to take the fight till the end it seems. (IOS Boxing Photo)21.46 IST: End of Round 7! Vijender wins another round after landing some heavy blows on Amuzu at the end there. Viju must be miles ahead of Amuzu on points at this stageadvertisement21.41 IST: End of Round 6! Amuzu does well to hold on as it almost seemed the referee would have to stop the fight after Vijender landed a combination of left and right jabs flush on his opponent’s face21.40 IST: Amuzu is struggling big time now.21.39 IST: AMUZU WOBBLES! Vijender goes on the aggression and manages to connect heavy blows. Amuzu is starting to wobble. The end is near now21.37 IST: End of Round 5! All-action round with Vijender landing quite a lot of heavy blows on Amuzu, the Ghana boxer fought back but in vain. No doubt about who took this round(IOS Boxing Photo)21.37 IST: Vijender has a small cut on his forehead due to an accidental headbutt from Amuzu.21.35 IST: OUCH! That much have hurt the Ghana boxer! Vijender lands two heavy right hand punches but Amuzu holds on.21.33 IST: End of Round 4! Another good round of the Indian, Vijender is well and truly in charge of the fight now. Amuzu though, has managed to put Viju under pressure a few times. The unofficial scorecard has Vijender ahead on points at the moment21.29 IST: End of Round 3! Vijender is going from strength to strength as he has a great round this. Amuzu is trying his best but hasn’t been able to breach Vijender’s defence yet. The Indian boxer is surely in the lead now21.27 IST: Vijender throws in a few combination punches and lands a right upper-cut. Amuzu shakes his head as if to say he’s not hur21.25 IST: End of Round 2! Amuzu raises his hand as he goes to his corner but it was Vijender who clearly had the better round. The Indian landed quite a few punches on the Ghana boxer21.24 IST: It’s going to be a very cagey fight it seems as Ernest is certainly no pushover. Vijender is looking to attack more in the second round 21.22 IST: End of Round 1! Both fighters didn’t really go all out in the first round. Vijender is taking his time before he can launch an all out attack on Amuzu21.21 IST: Ernest is coming forwards despite Vijender’s better reach21.20 IST: As is his usual style, Vijender takes a few rounds to size up his opponent and he is doing exactly that against Ernest Amuzu21.18 IST: Ernest throws in the first few punches early in the first round. Vijender though, is undeterred21.17 IST: The main fight will be a 10-round bout.21.15 IST: Amuzu has a professional record of 23 wins and 2 defeats, he has never been knocked out.21.11 IST: This is Vijender’s second fight against an African boxer. He faced Francis Cheka from Tanzania last year in December and won the bout through technical knockout in the third round21.10 IST: VIJENDER SINGH comes out to the tune of Singh is King!21.08 IST: Challenger Ernest Amuzu from Ghana will come out first21.07 IST: The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here. Both fighters will make their way to the ring very shortlyadvertisement20.55 IST: Now for the main fight of the night – Vijender Singh vs Ernest Amuzu – coming up next20.54 IST: Pardeep Kerera beats Nikhil Sharma by unanimous decision. Paredeep Kharera won his bout against Nikhil Sharma through the Unanimous Decision!#IndiaBullsRajasthanRumble IOS Boxing (@IOSBoxing) December 23, 201720.18 IST: Amandeep Singh beats Manoj Kumar on points. Two judges gave equal points but the experienced Amandeep clinched it with the points awarded by the third judge. Amandeep Singh won his bout against Manoj Kumar in a very tight contest via Unanimous Decision.#IndiaBullsRajasthanRumble IOS Boxing (@IOSBoxing) December 23, 201720.10 IST: End of Round 3! Amandeep’s experience is now starting to show as he took this round for sure. All to fight for in the final round now20.06 IST: End of round 2! Manoj Kumar could produce the first upset of the night. There has been some great combination punches from both fighters20.03 IST: End of Round 1! Solid first round for both fighters, this is exciting stuff. Difficult to say who had the upper hand in the first round19.57 IST: Amandeep Singh, who has a pro record of 2-0, won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in 2010. He will be fighting from the red corner19.55 IST: Manoj Kumar is making his debut in pro boxing. He will be fighting from the blue corner. This is a four-round bout19.53 IST: Meanwhile Kuldeep Singh wins by knockout decisions, beating Amrinder Singh in Heavyweight Category.#IndiaBullsRajasthanRumble tune with-us from 7pm onwards exclusively on Sony Six & Sony Ten3. IOS Boxing (@IOSBoxing) December 23, 2017Asad Asif vs Sunil Siwach bout went out to be a draw! As they both fought great and no-one was ready to give up!#IndiaBullsRajasthanRumble tune with-us from 7pm onwards exclusively on Sony Six & Sony Ten3. IOS Boxing (@IOSBoxing) December 23, 201719.51 IST: The third fight of the night will be between Amandeep Singh and Manoj Kumar. This will be a bantamweight bout, both fighters are from Punjab.19.48 IST: Kuldeep Dhanda beats Fateh Singh by unanimous decisions from the judges. Dhanda improves his professional record to 7-0. All three judges gave a score of 60-54 in favour of DhandaKuldeep Dhanda won his bout via Unanimous Decision against Fateh Singh.#IndiaBullsRajasthanRumble IOS Boxing (@IOSBoxing) December 23, 201719.43 IST: End of Round 5! Dhanda had Fateh pinned on the ropes but the latter hangs on till the end of the round19.40 IST: End of Round 4! Dhanda has got the better reach and is faster than Fateh Singh for sure19.36 IST: End of Round 3! Kuldeep will definitely be ahead on points but Fateh is hanging in there.19.32 IST: End of Round 2! Fateh Singh fought back well in the second round, he was able to land more punches in this round.19.27 IST: End of Round 1! Clearly it was Kuldeep Dhanda who was the aggressor in the first round.advertisement19.25 IST: Dhanda has a professional record of 6-019.23 IST: Delhi’s Fateh Singh is making his professional debut.19.20 IST: The next fight will be a lightweight bout between Kuldeep Dhanda and Fateh Singh19.16 IST: Dharmendra Grewal improves his professional record to 5-0Dharmender Grewal wins his bout via TKO, beating his opponent Harsh Nagar in the 2nd round.#IndiaBullsRajasthanRumble IOS Boxing (@IOSBoxing) December 23, 201719.14 IST: That’s it! Dharmendra Grewal beats Harsh Nagar by Technical Knockout (TKO) in the 2nd round19.12 IST: The much experienced Dharmendra has cut open Harsh’s nose. The doctor has been called in the ring to stop the bleeding.19.10 IST: End of the 1st round, it has been Dharmendra who has dominated the first round against Harsh, who is making his professional debut tonight.19.08 IST: The main fight between Vijender and Amuzu will be the final bout of the night. There will be four fights before the main bout#IndiaBullsRajasthanRumble �???�?���??��??� Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) December 23, 201719.04 IST: The first bout will be between Dharmendra Grewal from Bhiwani and Harsh Nagar from Mumbai.This is a six-round cruiser-weight bout.Brief Preview:Vijender Singh is all set to defend his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific Super middleweight titles against African Champion Ernest Amuzu on Saturday at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.Vijender is unbeaten since having made the transition to professional boxing and in the ‘Rajasthan Rumble’ against Amuzu, the Indian will look to expand his domination and stature.’Rajasthan Rumble’ will also feature Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Amandeep Singh who will take on Manoj Kumar from Punjab while two-time Asian Boxing champion, Kuldeep Singh will face Amrinder Singh from Haryana.The event will also see participation from other young talented Boxers like Pardeep Kharera, Kuldeep Dhanda, Dharmendra Grewal and Asad Asif Khan.Vijender’s opponent Amuzu is a 34-year-old from Ghana and has 23 wins under his belt, including 21 knockouts out of 25 matches. This is the first time that Amuzu is fighting in India.Having won his last bouts in knockouts, Vijender will want to only build on his image of the knockout king in India.Having said that, Vijender is not taking Amuzu lightly and is fully concentrated on winning the bout.”It is a matter of just one good punch and the bout is decided. Many a times we have seen that lower-ranked boxers defeat their much higher-rated rivals. I am not taking anything easy,” Vijender said.”It is often said that everything is fair in love and war this bout is also like a war. If his morale is down I would be happy,” he added.last_img read more

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