Six-times AIBA Women’s World Champion and five-times ASBC Asian Women’s Champion Mary Kom will compete in the flyweight (51kg) in Dubai in the upcoming Asian women’s Boxing Championships. The upcoming ASBC Asian men’s and women’s Boxing Championships, which scheduled to be held in New Delhi have been relocated to Dubai, United Arab Emirates due to the current COVID-19 situation.
Indian boxer Mary Kom, who is an Asian Games winner and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, will start the tournament as favorite in the women’s category. Among the defending AIBA Men’s Elite World Champions, Uzbekistan’s trio Shakhobiddin Zoirov, Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov and Bakhodir Jalolov, furthermore, Kazakhstan’s Bekzad Nurdauletov will be there in Dubai. AIBA Women’s World Champions, Philippines’ Nesthy Petecio is also planning to attend.