Vijender Singh Beats Former Commonwealth Champion Charles Adamu To Claim 12th Successive Win :- Indian boxing star Vijender Singh defeated Charles Adamu of Ghana to claim his 12th successive win and ensure that his four-year unbeaten streak in the professional circuit remained intact on Friday.
Vijender Singh Beats Former Commonwealth Champion Charles Adamu
In an eight-round super middleweight contest, the 34-year-old former Olympic bronze-medallist prevailed unanimously against the 42-year-old former Commonwealth champion.
Adamu, who looked intimidated and was thrown off-balance more than once, was unable to handle the too precise and powerful Indian’s right hand.
He also copped a point deduction in the fourth round for excessive bending. To Adamu’s credit, he fought through despite the onslaught and ensured that the bout went the full distance.
Just before the bout, Vijender had said, “I am fully excited for my Dubai debut. I know Charles Adamu is an experienced boxer but I can easily knock him in the early rounds. I am sure he will try his best but I have worked hard in the last two months on my technique and fitness.”
Adamu came into the contest with an experience of 47 bouts, out of which he had won 33 including 26 knockouts.
During his amateur days, the Ghanian is also an Olympian and won a bronze medal for his country in the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.
Notably, this was Vijender’s second win of the year. His previous bout, which was also his first in the US, was held in August in which the Olympic bronze medallist beat Mike Snider via a fourth-round TKO.