Boxer Amir Khan warns Vijender Singh: Be careful what you wish for kid!

first_imgWith talks flying around of a possible bout between British boxing star Amir Khan and India’s new Asia-pacific Super Middle weight champion Vijender Singh, the former shot out a warning to the Bhiwani lad. (Vijender hints at showdown with Amir Khan in India)Pakistan-origin Amir Khan tweeted: “Congratulations to @boxervijender on the win. Careful what you wish for kid!”Congratulations to @boxervijender on the win. Careful what you wish for kid! Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) July 18, 2016Khan, a former Olympic silver-medallist and WBA lightweight world champion, is not in the same weight category. But 30-year-old Vijender said he wished if at all this fight can happen, it happens in India. (Kerry Hope has been my toughest opponent so far, Vijender to India Today)After winning his 10-round bout with Kerry Hope in Delhi on Sunday, Vijender has indicated he looks forward to such a clash. (Vijender dedicates WBO Asia Pacific title win to Muhammad Ali)”Mine and Amir’s weight categories are different. So, in case he increases his weight or I decrease mine then we can work it out. We are thinking about it, so let’s see. I hope that when that big fight happens, it happens in India only.”Earlier also, the two boxers have exchanged words over a possible bout and Amir has expressed keenness for a fight against Vijender.Vijender Singh won his seventh straight pro-bout and the Super Middleweight title by outlasting former WBC European champion Kerry Hope in a 10-round contest, cheered vociferously by delirious home fans on Saturday night.advertisementlast_img

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