Vaibhav Yadav becomes WBC Asia Silver Welterweight Champion

Published on July 04, 2019
Indian pro boxer Vaibhav Yadav became World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia Silver Welterweight Champion after winning the title bout held in Pattaya, Thailand.
Vaibhav Yadav becomes WBC Asia Silver Welterweight Champion


  • He won the title after defeating Fahpetch Singmanassak of Thailand.
  • Vaibhav clinched a 3rd-round knockout win over Singmanassak.
  • The fight was conducted by Asian Boxing Council (ABC) and approved by the World Boxing Council (WBC).

About Vaibhav Yadav:

  • The 24-year-old Indian boxer is nicknamed 'Ahir boxer'.
  • He hails from New Delhi and so far has a record of 5-1-0 on the pro circuit.
  • He is a cousin of Commonwealth Games (CWG) Gold-medallist Vikas Krishan who has also turned pro now.

About Asian Boxing Council:

  • It is a professional boxing organization that is responsible for sanctioning title fights in the Greater Asian region.
  • It was established in 1985 with headquarters in Thailand.
  • ABCO is a Federation of national professional boxing commissions which was formed as a confederation affiliated with WBC.


Q. Which Indian pro boxer has become World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia Silver Welterweight Champion? 
a. Rishi Yadav
b. Vaibhav Yadav
c. Yograj Yadav
d. Susheel Yadav

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