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Vijender defeats Hope, celebs toast victory

Vijender defeats Hope, celebs toast victory

India Blooms News Service | | 17 Jul 2016, 08:59 am
New Delhi, July 17 (IBNS): Moments after Vijender Singh achieved the unthinkable by defeating Aussie boxer Kerry Hope to lift the WBO Asia Pacific Middleweight title, celebs joined in to hail the star.

Here are some reactions posted by several celebrities:

"What a night at the ring? Great show by all the fighters.. And..the new champ is here @boxervijender #boxing," said actor Randeep Hooda.

Indian cricket team's ODI and T20I skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said, "Saw a full mch of boxing after yrs.thks @boxervijender for mkg INDIA proud,it's just the start ur hrd wrk,dedication and sacrifice paid off."

Former cricket Virender Sehwag said, "Many congratulations #VijenderSingh ,Thok Daala Tau ! Australia ka Hope fuss in front of our Tope @boxervijender Sehwag."

Actress Chitrangda Singhj said, "#VijenderSingh Hard fought ..Well earned so proud of this champion ! We surely need some heroes around here .."

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje said, "Champion! Congratulations @boxervijender on the outstanding win! India is #Proud! #VijenderSingh"