Bolton : It took just 3 rounds for the strategically correct Vijender to brush aside the polish challenge in the form of Andrzej Soldra. With a fairly easy win over much highly rated player, Vijender registered his straight and sixth knock out. The Indian boxing sensation outpunched his opponent in three brutal rounds at the Macron Stadium here on Friday evening.
Facing the first eight-round fight of his fledging professional career, Vijender hammered his opponent right from the start, forcing the referee to stop the contest around two minutes into the third round.
Soldra is the most experienced opponent Vijender has faced so far with 12 wins out of the 17 bouts he has fought so far. Five of those wins have come by knockout.
Trapping Soldra on the ropes worked wonders for the Indian boxer. Though there were eight rounds in this match, Vijender did not even require to wait up to the halfway mark to demolish the Polish pugilist.