newsboxing3 days ago

Asian Boxing Championships to have men & women’s competition simultaneously

The Asian Boxing Championship would be held simultaneously for men and women for the first time since the first edition was held in Bangkok back in 1963. The 30th edition of Asia's premier Amateur boxing competition will be held later this year in the city of Bangkok from April 19 onwards.
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newsboxing22 days ago

Boxing | AIBA optimistic about not missing on Olympics 2020

The International Boxing Association is confident about the progress it has made in order to make boxing a part of next year's Olympics in Tokyo. The International Olympics committee is investigating the Amateur Boxing body as the latter has stopped preparations for boxing at the Olympics.
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newsboxinga month ago

Boxing | Vikas Krishan wins his debut match as professional boxer

Following the footsteps of India’ first Olympic medallist boxer Vijender Singh, Vikas Krishan has won his first professional bout comprehensively in two rounds of the six-round super welterweight category. He won the match against American boxer Steven Andrade through technical superiority.
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newsboxinga month ago

Mary Kom aims to clinching gold at Tokyo Olympics

MC Mary Kom has expressed her desire to bag a gold medal at the 2020 Olympics, which is scheduled to be played in Tokyo. The Indian boxer has also stated that she is delighted to be ranked as the No. 1 female boxer in the world and thanked all the people who have supported her.
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newsboxinga month ago

Boxing | Mary Kom tops latest rankings released by AIBA

On the back of her World Championship winning performance last year, MC Mary Kom has been placed at the number one position in the 48kg category in the latest released AIBA rankings. Kom has already won the World Championship the 48 kg category a record six times - the most by a boxer.
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newsboxinga month ago

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan to make pro debut in US on January 18

26-year old Indian boxer Vikas Krishan is scheduled to make his debut on the professional boxing circuit on January 18 in New York against native Steven Andrade. Krishan, who has won gold medals in the Asian Games and Commonwealth Games, is also a World Championship bronze medallist.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Boxing | CA Kuttappa appointed Chief Coach for Men’s Boxing Team

CA Kuttappa has been named the Chief Coach of the Men’s National boxing team after the retirement of the former national coach S R Singh. In another development, Vikash Krishan Yadav has not been picked for the ongoing national boxing camp after he decided to turn to professional boxing.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Fight at Madison Square Garden and a title contest with Canelo Alvarez on Vijender Singh’s US dreamlist

Olympic bronze medallist and now professional boxer Vijender Singh has revealed that he would like to fight at Madison Square Garden and against Canelo Alvarez for his first match in the USA. The Indian boxer is unbeaten since turning a professional boxer back in the year 2015.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Olympics Gold is my dream, reveals Mary Kom

Indian boxer Mary Kom has stated that even after bagging a bronze from the Olympics 2012 she still harbours a dream to win the Gold medal at the event. With the Summer Olympics scheduled to take place next year in Tokyo, it could be Kom’s final chance to win the gold before she retires.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Boxing’s Olympic future in Tokyo doubtful after Gafur Rakhimov's election as AIBA head

The IOC is set to sit down and make a decision on the future of boxing in the Olympic Games after the notorious Gafur Rakhimov was elected as AIBA president in the recently concluded elections. However, the Uzbek businessman claimed that the boxing governing body has ‘cleaned up their act’.
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