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Excited to be part a of Vijender Singh's first title fight, says MC Mary Kom

New Delhi: Five times World Champion and Olympic bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom will be part of Vijender Singh's bout for the WBO Super Middle-weight Asia Pacific Championship Title, to be held at the Thyagaraj Stadium on July 16.

M.C. Mary Kom. Getty Images

MC Mary Kom. Getty Images

Mary Kom will organise a special bout for her boxing foundation in the undercards of Vijender Singh. In this bout, two female boxers of her foundation will participate in a three-round contest.

Commenting on this association Mary Kom said: "I am really excited to be part of Vijender’s first title fight. This biggest ever professional boxing show will give a 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. Two female boxers of my foundation will be part of the undercard fight. I would like to wish goodluck to my dear brother Vijender Singh and will be there in Delhi to cheer him."

Welcoming Mary Kom’s association with his bout, Vijender 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."


Updated Date: Jul 01, 2016 17:30 PM

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