Mandeep Jangra off to winning start in pro circuit

India's Mandeep Jangra makes a winning start to his career in the pro circuit, beating Argentina's Luciano Ramos in Florida, U.S.

Mandeep Jangra (in red) in action at the India Open in January, 2018. - PTI

India’s Mandeep Jangra made a winning start to his career in the pro circuit, beating Argentina’s Luciano Ramos in his debut bout in Florida, U.S.

Jangra won in a four-round unanimous decision in the super welterweight category on Saturday.

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Jangra travelled to the U.S. two months back to train for his bout. He is contracted with Florida-based Pro Box Promotions. He is currently training with American coaches Asa Beard and Marc Farrait.

The 27-year-old, a silver medallist at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Championships, was supposed to make his debut on March 19 but that bout was put off. “I’m so excited for a great run in the pro ranks and hopefully win a world championship with my team,” Jangra said.

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