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Boxing: Former world medallist Sarjubala Devi set for pro debut on February 26 | Boxing News

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Boxing: Former world medallist Sarjubala Devi set for pro debut on February 26 | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Previous world championships silver-medallist Sarjubala Devi is all set to make her debut in the qualified circuit on February 26, when she will take on Tanzania’s Kayage Lulu Gaithabi in a 51kg classification showdown in Dubai.
The diminutive former youth environment champion is registered with the Indian Boxing Council. The 31-calendar year-aged Kayage has seven wins versus 6 losses in her specialist occupation.
“I have been training truly properly. While it is the exact same activity, there is a lot of variation in amateur and expert boxing. I used to box a few rounds previously, now it is heading to be six rounds, so I am preparing myself for it,” the Manipuri pugilist, who was also a various-time national medallist in the course of her newbie days, mentioned in a statement.
“It is not just techniques it is a good deal extra than that. Due to the fact the bouts are more time with much more rounds, stamina is a huge need.
“Apart from the common health club exercise routines, I am also heading for very long runs with my trainers, so that I have the stamina for Pro fights. It is exhaustive, but I am experiencing it,” she added.
The 28-yr-old also hoped that beginner boxers obtain much more assistance for turning expert from the Boxing Federation of India.
“As per the procedures, only the amount just one boxer in each individual category in the place receives to depict the nation at international tournaments. When the prime boxer plays the intercontinental match, the next and 3rd-ranked gamers don’t get an chance to perform.
“I sense the Boxing Federation of India should really permit novice boxers to fight Pro bouts when they are not representing the place. This will help them remain healthy for global publicity and at the exact time earn some, as most of the boxers in India come from humble backgrounds,” she claimed.
Aside from Sarjubala’s qualified debut, the evening in Dubai will also characteristic India vs . Pakistan fights.
Promoter Mujtaba Kamal feels the playing cards have the likely to be a large strike in the Professional boxing scene.
The battle card features a few present WBC India number a person boxers in their respective bodyweight divisions — Faizan Anwar (WBC India Rank 1, Welter Pounds), Lalrinsanga Tlau (WBC Youth Environment Champion & WBC India Rank 1, Super Featherweight), Nutlai Lalbiakkima (WBC India Rank 1, Minimal Weight).
The promoter said the bouts will offer handsome purses to the boxers.
“It is initial-of-its-type income for Indian and Pakistani boxers. On an common, the boxers are heading to get USD 2500-USD 3000 following the bout. Also, we have produced the fights reside on pay back-per-watch.
“Every boxer will get about 7-10 per cent from the membership sum. This has in no way occurred in the background of Indian and Pakistan Professional boxing,” he claimed.
The combat card:
Faizan Anwar (IND) vs Yameen Khan (PAK)
Sarjubala Devi (IND) vs Lulu Kayage (TAN)
Lalrinsanga Tlau (IND) vs Muhammad Sikandar Abbasi (PAK)
Nutlai Lalbiakkima (IND) vs Fida Muhammad (PAK)
Laldingliana (IND) vs Muhammad Ammar Khan (PAK)
Shaikhom Rebaldo Singh (IND) vs Mukhtiar Ahmed Kakar (PAK).

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