Ever since his decision to turn professional four years ago, Indian boxer Vijender Singh has enjoyed an undefeated 10-0 winning streak while having bagged the WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental Super Middleweight titles.View this post on Instagram
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With Lee Markham pulling out of the 13th July 2018 fight and although Singh's UK promoters were looking for a new alternative, nothing formidable came of it as Singh has not fought in a professional ring since December 2017.
Now after over one year of inactivity, the Indian champ has decided to take his talents to the United States, the land of opportunities. Known for producing some of the best athletes with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and now Floyd Mayweather Jr., the US has been known as the ultimate dream destination for all the bouters looking for greatness.
The 10-0 boxer is moving to the States in hopes of fighting the biggest active names in the business and according to the Times of India, is hoping to go 50-0 throughout his career, a feat achieved only by the great 'Money' Mayweather.View this post on Instagram
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But exactly how difficult is that going to be?
Beginning with the fact that going undefeated throughout your entire is next to impossible, what could be a challenge bigger than Singh's opponents is his age. Mayweather was 11-0 when he was just 20, 13 years younger than what the Indian boxer is today. By the time the American boxer had turned 33, he was already 42-0.
Also, now that he has decided to move to Los Angeles, the home to brilliant fighters like Canelo Álvarez and Michael Fielding who compete on a level much higher than Singh was used to during his time in the UK, his technique and finishing abilities will be put to test.
Not to doubt the Indian boxer's talents, who is missing the square ring and is desperate for his next brawl, we'd like to wish him all the luck in the world for his move to the city of angels.