Ace Indian boxer, Vijender Singh who has recently stepped into political ring, was blessed with a baby boy on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Olympic bronze-medalist took to Twitter to share the good news with his fans and tweeted, “And it’s a baby boy”. After this all the fans and celebrities showered love over him and congratulated the boxer. Renowned celebrities like Ayushman Khurana congratulate him on social media. Not only this, eminent personalities from political field including senior congress leader as well as daughter of Indian President Sharmishta Mukherjee also poured best wishes to the star Indian Boxer. This is not the first time when Vijender is welcoming tiny feet in his home as he has become father earlier also in 2013, when his son Abir was born.
Here’s what Vijender tweeted while announcing the good news of baby boy:
And it’s a baby boy 🦶🏽😊
— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) May 14, 2019
The boxer joined Indian National Congress earlier last month and took the reigns of the party from South Delhi constituency in Lok Sabha polls 2019 against Raghav Chadha of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Ramesh Bidhuri of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Currently, Singh is reigning as WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion in Boxing world. Furthermore, the fighter had achieved his first-ever Olympic medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics where he defeated Carlos Gongora by 9-4 to cherish his victory with a bronze medal. After his remarkable win, the boxer was honoured with many prestigious awards including Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in July 2009 and Padma Shri award in January 2010.
Moreover, the superstar boxer had faced a jolt two months back when he injured himself during a sparring session in Los Angeles and had six stitches on his left eyebrow. At the time of sparring session, the boxer was hit by a boy accidentally after which his coach Freddie Roach got acrimonious on the lad. As a result of the injury, the boxer was ruled out from US boxing championship and was not able to mark his US debut at the Staples Center.