12 October, 2018, 11:46 am
HEAVYWEIGHT boxer James Singh is bracing for his biggest test when he faces David Light of New Zealand tomorrow.
This will be his first international fight and the 23-year-old fighter is eager to do the country proud.
Singh said he had prepared well for the fight and was confident of maintaining his unbeaten run in the sport.
“We had a good training camp and ready to bring the victory home,” he said. “My aim is to keep my winning form intact and to do my best for my country. “Most boxers are there for the money but for me it’s about the passion I have for the sport and the love for my country.”
Singh said he expected a tough battle against the Kiwi. “My opponent is also a tough boxer and has been unbeaten in all his fight.”
“I know he will also be out to win in front his home fans and keep maintain his unbeaten record. “It will be a battle of the undefeated boxers and I am excited with the opportunity.”
Singh said it was his childhood dream to represent Fiji in boxing and would do his best in his first international fight.
“Boxing is in my blood and I am grateful to be living my dream.”
He won seven of his amateur fights by knockouts and lost three bouts on points.
Singh also knocked out Rupeni Nasaqa, Esire Cagi, Matereti Canavanua in his professional bouts. He was to depart the country this morning.