NEERAJ WINS WELTER TITLE DEFENCE

30 Oct 2016

Boxing fans elated as Neeraj wins first title defence

Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat successfully defended his WBC Asia Welterweight Title with a unanimous points victory over Australian challenger Ben Kite in New Delhi on 15 October.

The win made history, as it was the first time that an India national boxer had successfully defended a WBC federation regional title.

The championship held in the packed indoor sports arena was attended by Bollywood movie stars and television celebrities.

Challenger Ben Kite used his long reach to advantage, but Neeraj proved too fast and was able to build wining score with some rapid firing punches.



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