Former Indian amateur sensation Vijender Singh (1-0, 1) made his professional debut earlier today and looked like a ready made professional as he stopped Britain's Sonny Whiting (2-2, 1) in the 3rd round of a scheduled 4 round bout.
Singh, who turned professional with British promotional outfit Queenberry Promotions, began by looking nervy though found his rhythm in round 2 and then slowly started to break down Whiting had a point deducted for a headbutt before being saved in round 3 by the referee.
The bout, which was supposedly seen by 20,000,000 fans in India, was a good start for Singh who is expected back in the ring in a few weeks time as he looks to continue his rise through the pro ranks. Of course given that he is edging towards 30 we suspect his rise, or fall, will be quickly however given this start there is still some genuine expectation that he may become the first Indian fighter to fight for a world title.
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