Pro Boxers Neeraj Goyat and Dilbag Singh Win in Korea

Updated: 04 October 2015 20:25 IST

The WBC Asian welterweight title-holder Neeraj won by unanimous decision in sixth round against Filipino Ronnel Esparas, who is a veteran of 30 pro bouts. It was Neeraj's eighth professional fight.

Pro Boxers Neeraj Goyat and Dilbag Singh Win in Korea
Image for representational use only. © AP

New Delhi:

Putting up an impressive show, India's pro boxers Neeraj Goyat and Dilbag Singh won their respective six-round professional bouts in Korea.

The WBC Asian welterweight title-holder Neeraj won by unanimous decision in sixth round against Filipino Ronnel Esparas, who is a veteran of 30 pro bouts. It was Neeraj's eighth professional fight.

Dilbag, the 2010 Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist appearing in only his second professional fight, won in the second round with knockout punch against Rocky Alap Alap, who has fought 16 pro bouts.

Neeraj, who won the Asian title in a 12-round bout in Delhi earlier this year, said, "I was very confident about my fight and now I'm trying for world title."

Comments
Topics mentioned in this article Boxing
Related Articles
Pakistan
Pakistan's Former Cricketer Nasir Jamshed Pleads Guilty In Bribery Case 
ISL: Jamshedpur FC Hold Chennaiyin FC To 1-1 Draw
ISL: Jamshedpur FC Hold Chennaiyin FC To 1-1 Draw
South Asian Games: India Inch Close To 300-Medal Mark After Boxers
South Asian Games: India Inch Close To 300-Medal Mark After Boxers' Brilliant Performance
Steve Smith Hopeful Of Playing Boxing Day Test On "Safe Pitch" At MCG
Steve Smith Hopeful Of Playing Boxing Day Test On "Safe Pitch" At MCG
Champions League: Even With Lionel Messi Out, Inter Milan Expecting Tough Barcelona Test
Champions League: Even With Lionel Messi Out, Inter Milan Expecting Tough Barcelona Test
Advertisement