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Sangram takes on Radford in KD Jadhav Kushti Championship

34   //    14 Sep 2017, 21:38 IST

New Delhi, Sep 14 (PTI) India's Sangram Singh will take on star American wrestler Kevin Radford Jr. in the feature bout of day one at the inaugural edition of the KD Jadhav Memorial International Kushti Championship here tomorrow.

True to his reputation, Sangram was brimming with confidence on the eve of his fight.

"I have worked hard for this bout and have even lost eight kilos. I have been eagerly waiting for this day and I am sure Kevin, despite his stamina and speed, will stand no chance in front of my capabilities," Sangram said during the face-off.

The US wrestler however was not intimidated by Sangram's brashness. He insisted that he would give a fitting reply in the ring.

"I don't believe in watching videos of my opponents. But I'm young and quick and I'm positive about surprising him with a few tricks of my own," Kevin said.

The fight night will have a different format and will have six rounds of three minutes each to decide the winner.

The first bout will feature Pratik Bhakt against Sanjay Deswal; in the second, student Olympic Game gold medalist Labhanshu Rishikesh will take on Om Prakash while Shepal Yadav will be up against Sachin Attri in the third. The only women

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