Vijender Singh had a special meeting with Bhupesh Baghel in Raipur, the Chief Minister promised to host a professional bout

Boxer Vijender Singh with Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel

Vijender Singh is the first boxer to win an Olympic medal for India. He won the bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olympic medalist Vijender Singh (Vijender Singh) These days he is in Chhattisgarh where he met Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. In this meeting, Vijender, who turned professional boxer from amateur, discussed about the upliftment of boxer in the state. Vijender also urged the Chief Minister to organize his professional boxing match in Raipur. Baghel (Bhupesh Baghel) Accepting this request, agreed to host the match. Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel met Olympic Medalist Vijender Singh at his residence office. Vijender discussed the possibilities of promoting sports especially boxing in Chhattisgarh.

Vijender’s next bout will be held in Raipur

At the behest of Vijender, now his professional bout will be organized in Raipur. In this match, Vijender Singh will compete with an international boxer. At present, the date of the match has not been decided but it will be decided soon. After this special meeting, Vijender Singh presented boxing gloves to Chief Minister Mr. Baghel. At the same time, the Chief Minister honored Vijender Singh by presenting him a state gamchha and a memento. Vijender said, ‘In the coming times, my professional bout will be in Raipur. This has never happened here before. This match will be a good opportunity for the youth of the state. Boxing has a lot of potential. There is a good enthusiasm about boxing among the youth. With the start of the game, the interest of the youth will increase.

While tweeting the video of the meeting, Baghel wrote, “Today met Olympic medalist boxer Mr. Vijender Singh at the residence office. During this, there was a meaningful discussion on the possibilities of promoting sports in Chhattisgarh. Soon there will be a professional boxing match in Raipur in which Vijender Singh will compete with an international boxer.

Vijender Singh is an Olympic medalist boxer

Vijender Singh won the bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Since then, he is considered the poster boy of boxing in the country. However, before the Rio Olympics in 2016, he signed a deal with Queensberry Promotion with the help of iOS Sports and turned from an amateur to a professional boxer.