India’s Olympic hero Vijender Singh has turned professional and will not be eligible to represent India anymore. As per the sources say, the 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist, has signed a four-year promotional agreement with Queensberry Promotions and IOS Sport and Entertainment that will see the talented middleweight fight a minimum of six times in the first year.
He will make his highly anticipated professional debut this Autumn with the Channel of Champions BoxNation to televise his fights live and exclusive in the UK. An Indian TV broadcaster will be announced shortly where his fights will be televised live to his millions of loyal fans.
His remarkable achievements are, Silver at the 2006 and 2014 Commonwealth Games; Bronze at the 2006 Asian Games, 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2009 World Amateur Championships and 2010 Commonwealth Games; Gold at the 2010 Asian Games, and rated as the world’s number one middleweight in 2009.
The 29-year-old from Bhiwani, a state in Haryana, India, will now base himself in Manchester, England, under renown trainer Lee Beard.
So no more we can expect Mr.Singh to represent India at the Rio Olympics next year