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As it happened: Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali after 10 rounds

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Updated: 05 August 2017 22:19 IST - Published: 05 August 2017 22:13 IST
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That brings a close to the live coverage of Battleground Asia. Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did!
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Vijender Singh is the King of Asia and is now the holder of two belts!
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The winner of the main event is Vijender Singh by unanimous decision. The three judges have the scores 96-93 95-94 95-94.
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The end of 10 rounds. It is now up to the judges. Definitely, one of Vijender's toughest fights till date.
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Looks like another low blow from Zulpikar. 
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Zulpikar is still the more aggressive of the two. Vijender is struggling here. He needs a magic punch here! Maybe, he just needs to hold on and the judges will do the rest!
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We are in for the final round that will decide the winner of tonight's main event!
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Three rights from Vijender all on target in the ninth round here. But blood is coming out from his nose. He is hurt.
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Vijender goes down again. Zulpikar hits another low blow that has hurt the Indian. No complaints from Vijender.
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We have an intense match here with both boxers going toe to toe. Penultimate round coming up.
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Both are tiring out now, but Vijender, in particular, seems to be gasping for breath more.
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Vijender snucks in a right hook but Zulpikar doesn't seem too worried with that.
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Another too-close-to-call round! Three more to go.
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Vijender is attempting a few things here but that accuracy, that precision seems to be missing.
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That's the end of round six. Nervous moments for Vijender. Can he hold on?
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For a minute there, it looked like Vijender went down after Zulpikar connects one. The fight continues.
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Zulpikar goes on full attack mode but Vijender is doing well to evade his big lefts. 
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Yet another low blow from Zulpikar. He is sent back to the neutral corner by the referee. Points deducted this time.
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Very, very close to call at the midway stage. Could be anyone's fight.
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Vijender lands a barrage of punches but Zulpikar comes back with a couple of solid hits. 
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And, Vijender takes round four! With ease!
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Once again there is a low blow from Zulpikar. No point is deducted as of now, but the Chinese is walking on thin waters here.
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This time, Zulpikar takes a tumble. Meanwhile, it looks like Vijender has a slight cut under his left eye.