Indian boxer Akhil Kumar will fight his second bout tomorrow

Vastavam web: Nearly a year after turning professional, seasoned Indian boxer Akhil Kumar will fight his second bout in the circuit when he takes on Tanzanian Sadiki Momba here tomorrow under the aegis of a brand new promoter.Akhil, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist who turned professional with the IOS Boxing Promotions is now contracted with Hope and Glory Boxing. Tomorrow’s fight card at the Talkatora Stadium is being organised in association with World Boxing Council (WBC).

Also on the fight-card are WBC Asian Champion Brijesh Kumar Meena, Maharashtra’s first pro boxer Siddharth Varma along with female boxers Preeti Dahiya, Rupinder Kaur and Rashmi Gorh.”He is an experienced fighter but I am also not short of experience. I am confident of doing well tomorrow,” Akhil said after the weigh-in today.Akhil had split with IOS following differences over contractual obligations.