Earlier today Indian star Vijender Singh (2-0, 2) returned to the ring for his second outing as a professional fighter and, as in his debut, he managed to impress stopping his foe and showing that he was more than just a "gimmick" fighter from India.
The former Indian amateur star was matched well here as he took on fellow unbeaten Dean Gillen (2-1), who had debuted back in May and scored a couple of 4 round decision wins coming into this one. On paper it was a step up for Singh, who's debut opponent was Sonny Whiting in October, In reality however we saw a more confident Singh who looked less like a fighter just beginning his career and more like a man set out to rise through the ranks in style.
The intention to rise quickly was seen by Singh who took just looked wonderful from the opening bell. His shots seemed to sting Gillen from the opening seconds and sadly for Gillen he had no answer to the movement or ability of Singh.
The Indian seemed to know that he could get this over quickly and did so as he landed the fight ending shot inside a round, sending Gillen down hard and giving the referee no option.
We're unsure when Singh will return to the ring but we're certainly hoping to see him step up again in class and potentially take part in a 6 rounder next time out,
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