Vijender Singh offers to return title to Chinese opponent, wants peace between India and China

In a great gesture, Vijender Singh offered to return the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title to China’s Zulpikar Maimaitiali and urged both the countries to maintain peace at the border.

“I don’t want this title. I want to give it back to Zulpikar. I want to dedicate this win to India-China friendship. There is some tension at the border, need peace,” Vijender said after becoming the double champion.

Vijender won the thrilling 10-round bout by one of the closest unanimous decisions 96-93 95-94 95-94 to maintain his unbeaten streak at the professional boxing.