Mary Kom to be part of the WBO Super Middle-weight Asia Pacific Championship
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Legendary Women Boxer and Five- time World Champion, Mary Kom, will feature in a special bout in the undercards to support her Mary Kom Boxing Foundation on July 16, at the WBO Super Middle-weight Asia Pacific Championship scheduled at Thyagaraj Sports Complex, New Delhi.
The Olympic Medalist boxer has joined the biggest ever boxing show – Singh vs Hope and will organise a special bout for her foundation in the undercards of Vijender Singh, wherein two female boxers of her foundation will compete in a three round contest.
Speaking about the association with the organizers for the event, MC Mary Kom said, “I am really excited to be part of Vijender’s first title fight. This biggest ever professional boxing show will give big boost to Indian Pro boxing and I am sure this will attract more and more young kids to start playing boxing as a sport.
Speaking about the details of participation, she added, “Two female boxers of my foundation will be part of the undercard fight. I would like to wish good luck to my dear brother Vijender Singh and will be there in Delhi to cheer him”.
The Indian Professional Boxing sensation, Vijender Singh, elated with the association with Mary Kom, said “I welcome my sister MC Mary Kom for being part of my title bout. I am sure boxing fans will enjoy the undercard fight of women boxers from Mary Kom foundation”.
The fight has already been on the buzz more coz the Indian Boxer Singh who turned professional recently and has an unbeaten record on the professional boxing ring, will feature for the first time in his home country.