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Indian boxers Neeraj, Dilbag in pro action this weekend


  New Delhi :  Not quite in the spotlight, Indian pro boxers Neeraj Goyat and Dilbag Singh will be competing in their respective six-round professional bouts in Incheon, Korea on Saturday.

The WBC Asian welterweight title-holder Neeraj will fight Filipino Ronnel Esparas, who is a veteran of 30 pro bouts.

On the other hand, the 2010 Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Dilbag will be competing in the super lightweight against Rocky Alap Alap, who has fought 16 pro bouts.

“This will be my second pro bout and my first six-round bout and I am sure that I will win it. After my debut fight in Delhi, I was working really hard and especially worked on the endurance part as this will be my first longer version,” said Dilbag.

Neeraj, who won the Asian title in a 12-round bout in Delhi earlier this year, is also confident of a good show.

“For the last two years, I am training for professional, so I am quite satisfied with my training for this bout,” said Neeraj, who fighting his ninth pro bout on October 4. “For sure we will do India proud in Korea,” he added.

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