Wednesday, November 9, 2022: Canadian-born, British Indian boxer Sangeeta Birdi overpowered Virpal Kaur on Sunday at Patiala, Delhi, to capture the inaugural World Boxing Council India women’s lightweight championship strap.

The new champion landed a fight-ending series of punches that hurt her opponent and earned her a TKO victory in the 2nd round to send a rapturous crowd into a frenzy of celebration on a greta night of regional boxing action on the Jagtar Singh, Sindhu boxing promotion.