newsboxing20 hours ago

Will love to play in Tokyo Olympics, reveals Vijender Singh

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh has expressed his desire to represent India in the Tokyo Olympics, scheduled for next year. The former Olympic bronze medallist hasn’t been an amateur boxer for four years as he turned pro in 2015 and is currently going 11 fights undefeated in that arena.
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newsboxing4 days ago

Vojvodina Int’l | Indian pugilists win four silver medals

Young Indian boxers lit up the Vojvodina Int’l on Sunday as they ended up with as many as four silver medals to finish the tournament being held in Serbia. The international junior tournament saw 22 countries competing that included Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, and more.
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newsboxing6 days ago

Vijender Singh beats Mike Snider to mark 11th consecutive win on USA debut

Indian boxing ace Vijender Singh debuted in the USA with a thumping win over local favourite Mike Snider as the 33-year-old finished the super middleweight eight-rounder in just four rounds. He would be eyeing more fights this year after signing up with Hall of Famer Bob Arum’s Top Rank Promotions.
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newsboxing9 days ago

I am fully confident of a winning start in United States, says Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh is in line to make his American professional boxing bout which is slated for July 13 and has revealed that he is confident of having a winning in the United States. Meanwhile, Singh’s opponent Mike Snider added that he believes he is capable of proving his doubters wrong.
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newsboxing10 days ago

World Boxing Championship | Shiva Thapa fails to make it to Indian squad

Shiva Thapa failed to get selected in the Indian boxing squad for the upcoming World Boxing Championships as he was beaten by Manish Kaushik in the 63kg category. Amit Panghal will lead the Indian challenge in the global event to be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia from September 7 to 21.
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newsboxing15 days ago

Sub Junior Boxing Nationals | Karan Vats, Gopal Katta advance into quarters

Emerging boxing talent Karan Vats schooled Prabhakar Kalyan 5-0 in the 40kg category as he advanced into the quarter-final of the Sub Junior Boxing Nationals held in Rohtak, Haryana on Thursday at the National Boxing Academy. Uttar Pradesh’s Gopal Katta also advanced in the 37kg category.
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newsboxing18 days ago

Pro boxer Vaibhav Yadav crowned WBC Asia Silver Welterweight Champion

Vaibhav Yadav was crowned as the WBC Asia Silver Welterweight Champion after defeating Thailand’s Fahpetch Singmanassak in a thrilling encounter held in Pattaya, Thailand. Yadav, who is a cousin of CWG gold medallist Vikas Krishan, clinched a third-round knockout over Singmanassak.
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newsboxing22 days ago

Vijender Singh to face off against Mike Snider in US professional debut

Vijender Singh is in line to make his US professional circuit debut on July 13 against local boxer Mike Snider in Newark, New Jersey. The 33-year-old Indian was originally scheduled to have his first fight on American soil in April but an injury suffered during a sparring session delayed it.
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newsboxing24 days ago

Neeraj Goyat pulls out of fight against Amir Khan after fatal accident

After being hospitalised following a road accident, Indian pro-boxer Neeraj Goyat has now been ruled out of the WBC Pearl World Championship bout against Amir Khan, scheduled for July 12. The organisers are now looking for a replacement of the Indian boxer for the fight against Amir.
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newsboxinga month ago

IOC adds two more weight categories in women boxing for Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the addition of two more weight categories for the women boxers in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics to be held in 2020. The Olympic Committee is itself going to organise the boxing events in Tokyo Olympics after the controversy with the AIBA.
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