Earlier today it was announced that Indian boxing star Vijender Singh (6-0, 6) would face former European Middleweight champion Kerry Hope (23-7, 2) on July 16th in New Dehli for the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title.
For Sing the bout will be a huge step up and see him fight in his first title bout and his first bout in India, having only fought in the UK and Republic of Ireland so far in his career.
For Hope however the bout will see him adding naother stamp to his passport and see him fighting in his first Super Middleweight title bout The two men, who will be fighting at the Thyagaraj Stadium, went face to face on Monday and Hiope was the "villian" at the weigh in, making it clear that he was hungry for the win, and was going to try and derail Singh's climb through the ranks.
At the moment the bout is the only one listed for the card, though we're expecting other bouts will be confirmed for the chow over the coming dayus
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