Indian boxing star Vikas Krishan (1-0-0, 1 KOs) will fight his second professional bout against American Noah Kidd (3-1-1, 2 KOs) at the Madison Square Garden on April 21.
The fight will take place on the undercard of WBO welterweight title fight between Terence Crawford and Amir Khan. The fight between Vikas and Kidd is supposed to be a six-round super welterweight bout.
Vikas made his pro debut earlier this year at the Turning Stone Casino in New York against a rugged tough opponent Steven Andrade who he stopped in the second round.
“Madison Square Garden is one of the biggest and most famous arenas of the world and I am very excited to fight here,” said Krishan, who is contracted to fight five bouts in his debut year.
“Fighting in a big arena relieves pressure and I have been fighting and training harder since I got here. All of this will help me become a better boxer,” he added.
Vikas will have tough competition in the division as it is filled with hard-hitting fighters like Jermell Charlo. Erislandy Lara, Jarrett Hurd, Jaime Munguia, Kell Brook and Julian Williams.
Krishan is managed by Split-T Management and promoted by Bob Arum of Top Rank Promotions.