MC Mary Kom to be part of Vijender’s title fight 'Singh vs Hope'

Mary Kom 26New Delhi: Five times World Champion and Olympic medallist boxer MC Mary Kom has joined the biggest ever boxing show – Singh vs Hope (WBO Super Middle-weight Asia Pacific Championship Title) at Thyagaraj Stadium in Delhi on 16 July 2016.

Mary Kom will organise a special bout for her Mary Kom 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 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. 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 this mega boxing show, Vijender Singh 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”.