Indian boxing star Vijender Singh breaks into WBO rankings at 10th

Q.  Which sportsperson broke into the World Boxing Organisation rankings at 10th in August 2016?
- Published on 04 Aug 16

a. Vijender Singh
b. Trevor McCumby
c. Kerry Hope
d. Matt Korobov

ANSWER: Vijender Singh
 
India boxing star Vijender Singh on 3rd August 2016 broke into the World Boxing Association rankings at 10th after being crowned in the Asia Pacific super middleweight championship last month.
  • Vijender beat former WBC champion from Europe Kerry Hope to win the title recording 7 straight wins- 6 of them knockouts.
  • India is placed above American Trevor McCumby who had 22 wins, 17 of them knockouts.
  • Higher above them is US based Russian Matt Korobov who has 26 wins in 27 fights so far
  • Top slot is held by American Jesse Hart.

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