'Sniper' aims for big break

Winning a WBC silver title could take Nurshahidah Roslie into the top 10 or even top five, says her coach and local promoter Arvind Lalwani.
Winning a WBC silver title could take Nurshahidah Roslie into the top 10 or even top five, says her coach and local promoter Arvind Lalwani.BH FILE PHOTO

S'pore's top boxer Nurshahidah sets sights on WBC silver super bantamweight title

Over the last three years, Singapore's top women's professional boxer Nurshahidah Roslie has had 12 fights, won 10 of them, and claimed four regional-level titles.

The 31-year-old, nicknamed "The Sniper", has set her sights on her biggest breakthrough this year - winning the World Boxing Council (WBC) silver super bantamweight (up to 55kg) title.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 08, 2019, with the headline ''Sniper' aims for big break'. Print Edition | Subscribe