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Vijender Singh to return to boxing ring on March 19, bout to take place on Casino ship

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Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh is all set to return to the boxing ring on March 19 and his next bout will take place in Goa on the rooftop deck of a docked ship against a yet-to-be-announced opponent.

"I am really excited to return to the ring. It excites me more to have my fight set-up on a ship. It is something that has never happened before in India and I am glad to be part of this unique professional match. I am pumped up and eager as ever to enter the ring again and have been training hard to keep myself fit for the bout," Vijender said when he was asked about his return.

"Undefeated professional boxing star Vijender Singh is set to make his return to the ring on March 19...The first-of-its-kind fight will be held on the rooftop deck of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship who have been roped in as the venue partner," his promoters IOS Boxing Promotions said in a statement.