newsboxing10 hours ago

Sachin Siwach claims India's only boxing gold at Commonwealth Youth Games

Sachin Siwach secured India's only boxing gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas in the light flyweight (49kg) category. In the girls' section, Jony lost her final bout in the lightweight (60kg) category to Australian boxer Ella Jade Boot by a margin of a single point.
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newsboxing4 days ago

‘Battleground Asia’: Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar make pro-boxing debut

IOS Boxing Promotions today announced the opponents of Olympians Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar who will make their pro-boxing debut at the ‘Battleground Asia’ on 5th August 2017. After a long gap, the trio of Indian boxing, including Vijender Singh, will be seen in the same boxing ring.
Press Release
newsboxinga month ago

Vijender Singh to fight China’s Zulpikar Maimaitiali at ‘Battleground Asia’ on 5th August in Mumbai

IOS have announced that Asia’s Biggest showdown between India and China on 5th August 2017 in Mumbai will see WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion, Vijender Singh take on China’s number 1 boxer and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion Zulpikar Maimaitali for a double title fight.
Press Release
newsboxinga month ago

Teenager Ankush Dahiya wins gold while Devendro Singh settles for silver at Ulaanbaatar Cup

19-year old Ankush Dahiya bagged a gold medal in the 60kg category at the Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia today while Commonwealth Games silver medal winner Devendro Singh finished the tournament with a silver in the 52kg category. India also bagged three bronze medals in the tournament.
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newsboxinga month ago

WBO sanctions for Asia’s biggest fight between India’s Vijender & China’s Zulpikar for first week of August in Mumbai

World Boxing Organisation has sanctioned the showdown for Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title and Oriental Super Middleweight title between two of the biggest boxing names of the Asia. The mega-fight will happen in the first week of August in Mumbai between Vijender Singh and Zulpikar Maimaitiali.
Press Release
newsboxing2 months ago

Amir Khan : Fighting Vijender Singh will be a regressive step

Although Amir Khan is aware of the buzz that a matchup between him and Vijender Singh will create, the Pakistan-born British boxer said it will be a step back for him given that he is far more established. Amir also felt that the faceoff will sell only in India and Pakistan.
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newsboxing4 months ago

IOA grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of India

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has granted affiliation to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) after almost a year's discussions. The affiliation, that now fully recognizes the BFI as a fully recognized body, was granted as per the directives of the IOC in a letter to the BFI President.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar set for six professional bouts this year

Boxers Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar both formally signed up with IOS Boxing Promotions today in New Delhi and will have six professional bouts each in 2017, two of them international. The duo will be joined in Gurgaon by a trainer from Manchester as they prepare for their first bout on April 1.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Boxer Vikas Krishan plans to turn professional with BFI's consent

Former Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan has revealed his intention to turn professional by the end of this year if the Boxing Federation of India 's new policy allows professionals to participate in amateur competitions. The BFI is expected to announce its policy decision next month.
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newsboxing7 months ago

Andleeb Zehra- The Kashmiri talent who is breaking stereotypes through boxing

Taking inspiration from Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom, a budding young boxer Andleeb Zehra from Kashmir is breaking the social boundaries through her boxing skills. Recently, the young prodigy has been in news when she won the silver medal in the State Boxing Championship held in Jammu.
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