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In a historic move, India to host World Boxing Championship for the first time in 2021

In a historic move, India to host World Boxing Championship for the first time in 2021

India has never conducted the men's World Championship but has played host to the 2006 women's mega-event.

Zulpikar Maimaitiali training 10 hrs a day to knockout Vijender Singh in 2-3 rounds

Zulpikar Maimaitiali training 10 hrs a day to knockout Vijender Singh in 2-3 rounds

Vijender has seven knockout wins since his pro-boxing debut. Maimaitiali has the same unbeaten record but has lesser knockout wins.

Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor wrap up profane PR tour in London

Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor wrap up profane PR tour in London

The undefeated American Mayweather and the UFC lightweight champ McGregor of Ireland traded many of the same crude jibes used at previous events in Los Angeles, Toronto and New York. After a four-day war of words, the focus now switches to the fight itself.

Manny Pacquiao unlikely to bid adieu to boxing after controversial loss to Jeff Horn

Manny Pacquiao unlikely to bid adieu to boxing after controversial loss to Jeff Horn

Pacquiao`s defeat sparked fury among his fans, who labelled the 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113 scoring as a "hometown decision".

I will urge Manny Pacquiao to quit, says trainer Freddie Roach

While controversy raged over the scoring of Sunday's World Boxing Organization welterweight title bout in Brisbane, after all three judges awarded it to unbeaten Horn, there were doubts whether 38-year-old Pacquiao would return for a possible rematch.

Manny Pacquiao's camp, social media slam judges after shock loss to Jeff Horn

"The referee was sketchy, the judges were crazy," fumed Pacquiao's strength and conditioning coach Justin Fortune, who is a former Australian heavyweight champion.

Manny Pacquiao loses WBO welterweight title on points to Jeff Horn

The 11-time world champion entered the fight at Suncorp Stadium as a hot favorite but got more than he bargained for against the 29-year-old former schoolteacher.

Ankush Dahiya claims gold, Devendro Singh bags silver at Mongolia tourney

Ankush Dahiya claims gold, Devendro Singh bags silver at Mongolia tourney

The 19-year-old Ankush, who is a former Asian youth silver-medallist, defeated Korean Man Choe Chol in a split verdict, while Devendro lost to Indonesia's Aldoms Suguro, again a split decision.

Zulpikar Maimaitiali challenges Vijender Singh for Asia's biggest showdown

Zulpikar Maimaitiali challenges Vijender Singh for Asia's biggest showdown

Both the boxers will put their respective titles at stake in a winner-takes-all clash that is likely to be held in the first half of August in Mumbai.

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: Lennox Lewis slams much-awaited super-fight as 'ridiculous'

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: Lennox Lewis slams much-awaited super-fight as 'ridiculous'

Lewis, who fought for Canada at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, joins a growing list of boxing purists who have come out against the much-discussed fight which will take place August 26.

Ulaanbaatar Cup Invitational Tournament: L Devendro Singh in team for boxing tourney in Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar Cup Invitational Tournament: L Devendro Singh in team for boxing tourney in Mongolia

The former Asian silver-medallist is also a two-time Olympian and is continuing his transition from light flyweight to flyweight.

Vijender Singh terminates agreement with Queensberry Promotions over failure to deliver on obligations

Vijender Singh terminates agreement with Queensberry Promotions over failure to deliver on obligations

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh has terminated his contract with the UK-based Queensberry Promotions, complaining that the company failed to deliver on its obligations in the last one year.

Boisterous Amir Khan claims fighting Vijender Singh will be a step backwards

Boisterous Amir Khan claims fighting Vijender Singh will be a step backwards

Khan is aware of the huge possibility a bout between an Indian and a boxer of Pakistan origin will bring to the sport.

Super Boxing League to go ahead even without BFI approval

Super Boxing League to go ahead even without BFI approval

SBL, whose first season is to be held at the Siri Fort Auditorium in the National Capital, has former world champion and British Olympic medallist, Amir Khan, as its co-promoter.

Asian Boxing Championships: Manoj, Satish qualify for World Championships

Asian Boxing Championships: Manoj, Satish qualify for World Championships

The top six boxers from each weight category in the Asian event qualified for the World Championships in Germany scheduled from August 25.

Boxer Kavinder Singh Bisht qualifies for World Championship

Boxer Kavinder Singh Bisht qualifies for World Championship

Bisht was up against Malaysia's Salam Abdul Kasim but got a walkover this morning.

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan settle for silver medals, 2 others lose box-offs

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan settle for silver medals, 2 others lose box-offs

There was also some disappointment for India with Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) and Manish Panwar (81kg) losing their box-off bouts for World Championship slots.

Asian Boxing Championship: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan in final; Vikas Krishan ends with bronze

Asian Boxing Championship: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan in final; Vikas Krishan ends with bronze

"Vikas Krishan was not there in the weigh-in today morning, therefore his South Korean opponent walked over to the final," an Asian Boxing Confederation official told.

Asian Championships: Vikas Krishnan, Shiva Thapa enter semis; among 4 Indian boxers to qualify for World Championships

Asian Championships: Vikas Krishnan, Shiva Thapa enter semis; among 4 Indian boxers to qualify for World Championships

Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and Amit Phangal (49kg) were the other two Indian boxers to book medals as well as World Championship slots in the prestigious continental event.

Asian Boxing Championships: Fourth seed Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan enter quarter-finals round

Asian Boxing Championships: Fourth seed Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan enter quarter-finals round

Both the boxers played the waiting game for a major part of the contest but the former Asian champion from India was a shade ahead of his rival in capitalising on the opportunities he got.