Vijender meets Tendulkar, invites him for title fight

Gurgaon, March 26 (IANS) Indian boxer Vijender Singh met cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar here on Saturday.

Vijender, who is a huge fan of Tendulkar, invited him for his WBO Asia title fight scheduled to be held in New Delhi on June 11. During the half-an-hour meeting Vijender also briefed Sachin about the structure and future of professional boxing.

“Meeting the legend Sachin Tendulkar is always an inspiration for any sportsperson. I would like to thank Sachin sir for giving me time out of his busy schedule and I have invited him for my WBO Asia title fight scheduled to be held on June 11 in Delhi,” said Vijender.

“I am happy that Sachin follows boxing and he asked me about my training regime of pro boxing. He was happy the way my professional career is progressing. He asked me about the structure of professional boxing in other countries. Meeting him was really a big motivation for me and he assured me of full support for my all future bouts.”

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