He is a champion. He won a gold medal in the 2010 Asian Games in the Lightweight category and a gold medal in 75kg weight category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Vikas Krishan Yadav qualify for Olympics for three time.
The first Indian boxer to have made it to WBC World Rankings. He won the title of "India's most promising boxer" in 2008. He became the only Indian boxer who's face can be seen on the WBC belt and because of him, first time Indian Flag can be seen on a WBC belt. He become first Indian who defeated china's boxer Xu Can in china itself in the year 2014.