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Fight Me Next, Chand Tells ‘The Sniper

Abhay Chand has challenged new­ly crowned Fijian middle­weight champion Sebastian ‘The Sniper’ Singh.
16 Apr 2019 00:10
Fight Me Next, Chand Tells ‘The Sniper
Sebastian Singh with his belt after the fight at the Tilak HIgh School in Lautoka last Saturday night. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA

Veteran Navosa boxer Abhay Chand has challenged new­ly crowned Fijian middle­weight champion Sebastian ‘The Sniper’ Singh to fight him next. Speaking to SUNsports on Satur­day night,

Chand said he’s ready for the big fight.

Singh won after Rakuro Daunivavana retired in the third round claiming that he had in­jured his wrist to the disappoint­ment of the fans at Tilak High School hall on Saturday night.

“I made sure Rakuro throw punch­es in the air as it tires him out,” Singh said.

“Usually people are more cultured to see me going out and having a brawl with my opponents.

“This time the game plan was to box him from the outside, stick to the jab and throw some big shots. “I was looking forward to a brawl, I was looking forward to a good fight a toe-to-toe fight knowing Rakuro is a tough customer.

“I had prepared well as I flew over­seas for training.”

Singh said the fight against Chand would happen soon.

“The promoters have to agree to our terms.

“No matter what anyone says peo­ple know it’s a big fight and Ahbay is not a walk in a park.

“Abhay is a tough customer and is known for his deadly right hand.

“I’ll have to go back to the drawing board and talk with my team as I still have a lot to learn.”

OTHER RESULTS

Savenaca Naliva beat Robin Ha­zelman 2nd KO, Matthew Michael beat Soropepeli Vuniyayawa RSC3, Petero Qica beat Alipate Nagata 3TKO, Women- Katrina Singh beat Wainikiti Deku on points, Apisai Naciqi drew Alifereti Kauyaca, Jnr Binnu Singh beat Krishneel Chand on points, Sachin Mudaliar beat Ni­tin Lal on points, Dale Sauqaqa beat Ram Autar 1KO, John Tauitabu beat Isikeli Tulele 2TKO

Edited by Leone Cabenatabua

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