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Vijender Singh vs Francis Cheka: WBO Super Middleweight Asia-Pacific Championship, Live updates online

Updated: 17 December 2016 22:13 IST - Published: 17 December 2016 20:45 IST
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This has been quite an incredible fight. Thank you for joining us. 

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Vijender: "I do not believe in talking outside the ring and my punches do the talking." 

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Vijender Singh remains the WBO Asia Pacific Champion. 

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Just to remind our readers, this has been a technical knockout. 

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Vijender has knocked Cheka out in the third round. This is incredible. 

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KNOCK OUT!!!!!! 

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Strong right blows landed by Vijender on Cheka there and the Indian has cornered. Vijender is moving brilliantly here. The round has been stopped. 

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Vijender looking with a lot more intent and Cheka wanting to make amends for the ground lost in the second round. 

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Vijender has been pretty pragmatic till now. Round 3 begins. 

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ROUND 2 ends and this one has definitely gone to Vijender. 7-3

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What showmanship from Vijender, he lands a punch and then smirks. Answering with his punches there. 

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Vijender lands a left hook and then lends a right jab as well. Good positive boxing from Vijender as he is making full use of his reach here. 

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Cheka comes out flying in the second round and Vijender, like the first round, has been pretty cautious. Cheka is moving a lot more here. 

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ROUND 2 begins

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ROUND 1 ENDS

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He lands one more on Cheka's face and evades a couple of punches to end the opening round. 

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Neither of the boxers have gotten off the blocks. Cheka has thrown in majority of the punches in the first round. A couple of jabs there from Vijender there. The first round coming to an end here. 

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Cheka starts with a couple of punches and starts moving around with a lot of pace. He is on the attack. Vijender being cautious. 

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Round 1 begins

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The fight is about to begin. We will have 10 rounds of three minutes each. 

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Now we have the national anthem of India. 

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The national anthems being played now and we have Tanzania first. 

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We are ready to go. Let us remind you. Vijender weighed in 76 KG and Cheka weighed in 74.7 KG. 

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And here he is VIJENDER SINGH. The crowd goes ballistic. This is an incredible entrance. He is loved across the country and that is reflecting in the crowd's response. 

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Francis Cheka is about to enter the ring. He has done a lot of talking, it is time to fight.