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Boxing: Juniors on the pro circuit, Neeraj Goyat and Vikas Krishan challenge Vijender Singh

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Vijender on Thursday had called on boxing legend Amir Khan to stop fighting with “kids” and take him on.
'Not taking too kindly to Vijender Singh calling him a “kid”, pugilist Neeraj Goyat on Saturday challenged the Indian boxing ace for a fight in November. Vijender on Thursday had called on boxing legend Amir Khan to stop fighting with “kids” and take him on after the Pakistan-origin British boxer had expressed a desire to lock horns with the Olympic bronze-medallist, claiming that the star Indian boxer was scared of him. Read - After win on USA debut, Vijender Singh focused on maintaining unbeaten record Khan was scheduled to clash with Neeraj at the WBC Pearl World Championship but, a month before the bout the Indian was hospitalised following a car accident. Vijender’s comments did not sit well with Neeraj, who took to Twitter to show his annoyance and in turn challenge the Haryana boxer. Calling me kid @boxervijender I’m the only Indian boxer who has defeated a world champion in his own country #canxu #china . I want you to face @officialvkyadav in me and @amirkingkhan undercard in november this year. Are you ready ? @trboxing #sbl pic.twitter.com/9PrjrhvViD — Neeraj Goyat (@GoyatNeeraj) July 20, 2019 Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan also backed Goyat’s challenge. @boxervijender neeraj and @amirkingkhan are of same weight category let them fight. As @GoyatNeeraj said we are of same weight category,we must fight under their card in November this.. Read more'