Vijender, who made his pro debut last October, has won all the three fights within two rounds. The 30-year-old will eye another victory over Horvath as he prepares for a homecoming to India in June when he will fight his maiden title bout - the World Boxing Organisation's (WBO) Asia belt.

Vijender will have no time to rest after the Horvath bout as he has another big fight lined up just three weeks later at the Harrow Sports Centre in London as he builds towards his ground-breaking title opportunity in India.

'It's my absolute dream to fight back home in India in front of my countrymen and women so I won't let Horvath get in my way of that at all,' Vijender was quoted as saying in a statement yesterday.

"I need to continue my unbeaten record and it's important that I put on a commanding performance against Horvath and then next at Harrow to keep on course for my title shot and my homecoming,” he added.

“Horvath is a good solid opponent for, maybe he will give me a few new tests, he has done more rounds than me and has a bit more experience, but will that compete with the power that I have and when I start landing my shots I don't believe that he'll be standing around for too long,” Indian pugilist said with confidence.

“I'm really excited as this is my first fight of the year and there are big plans ahead so I aim to make a very big statement of intent in Liverpool against Horvath that will show that I'm ready to fight for a title later this year,” he added.  Horvath comes into the fight against Vijender with a record of five wins from seven fights.

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