Boxer Vijender Singh: Boxer Vijender Singh who was set to make his US debut on the undercard of Vasiliy Lomachenko-Anthony Crolla, is now ready to box again. The date and venue have now been confirmed by promoters Top Rank and ESPN.
The fight will take place on July 13th in New Jersey and will be a part of the Shakur Stevenson card.
Top Rank announced the Indian star and undefeated prospect Vijender Singh will fight on the undercard. Taking on Mike Snider in an eight-round super middleweight bout. This will be Singh’s first fight since late 2017. Singh has won all 10 of his pro bouts.
Singh, who won a bronze medal in the 2008 Olympics, signed with Top Rank in late 2018. Snider, a 38-year-old fighter with a 13-5-1 record, has faced the likes of Mike Lee and Oleksandr Gvozdyk throughout his career and is coming off a fifth-round stoppage loss to Tommy Hughes back in February.
The fight will take place one day after Amir Khan fights Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat. Given Amir Khan’s good working relationship with Top Rank over the years. Do not discount Amir Khan fighting Vijender Singh In November this year. Or early in 2020.
The Amir Khan v Vijender Singh fight has been talked about more and more recently and if Singh can keep up his end of the bargain, then the prospect of the pair meeting in the ring becomes ever closer.
Below is the full ESPN+ undercard lineup for the June 13 show from the Prudential Center:
– Vijender Singh vs Mike Snider
– Joseph Adorno vs Adriano Ramirez
– Vito Mielnicki Jr. vs Tamarcus Smith
– Julian Rodriguez vs Hevinson Herrera
– Josue Vargas vs Manuel Lopez
– John Bauza vs Angel Sariana
As for the main card, not only will Stevenson take on Franklin Manzanilla in the 10-round main event on ESPN, but also Joshua Greer Jr. and Nikolai Potapov in a bantamweight bout that will have the winner be ranked No. 2 in the IBF rankings.