New Delhi : In an effort to promote her boxing foundation, five time World Champion and Olympic medallist boxer MC Mary Kom is all set to be part of Vijender Singh's WBO Super Middle-weight Asia Pacific Championship title fight against Australia's Kerry Hope at Thyagaraj Stadium here on July 16.
In her bout, two female boxers of her foundation will take part in a three round contest before much-awaited Vijender's bout. Commenting on this association, MC Mary Kom said, “I am really excited to be a 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 it 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,'' she added. Reacting on Mary's association, 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”.