Dilbag knocked out Abulimiti in the third round of the four-round contest.

Like the Indian, who is a former Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist, Abulimiti is also relatively new to the pro circuit having fought four bouts before today. The Chinese pugilist had won two of these contests, including the vacant WBC title contest, and lost one while drawing another.

Dilbag, on the other hand, had knocked out Rocky Alap in his previous bout which was held in Incheon, Korea on October 4.

The bout was conducted on the sidelinesof the WBC convention in Kunming where the Professional Boxing Organisation of India was represented by its Secretary Kunal.

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