Argentina`s Cesar Cuenca moved a step closer to boxing history by beating China`s "IK" Yang Lian Hui on points to win the International Boxing Federation junior welterweight title in Macau on Saturday.
Undefeated "Ik" Yang Lian Hui will on Saturday seek to become only the second Chinese fighter to win a professional world title but to do it will need to prevent Cesar Cuenca`s march into the record books.
Double Olympic champion Zou Shiming`s failure to win the IBF flyweight world title on Saturday does not mean China`s dream of having a professional world champion is over, says veteran promoter Bob Arum.
Boxing champion Jermain Taylor pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple criminal charges related to allegations of threatening a family at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Little Rock, and was ordered held pending $50,000 bond.
Tyson Fury has WBA, IBF and WBO champion Wladimir Klitschko in his sights after beating Dereck Chisora in their world title eliminator to become the new European and British heavyweight champion on Saturday.
Former Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Wednesday termed AIBA's decision to suspend Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi for refusing to accept bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony as "unfortunate" and asked the Centre to take up the matter at the highest international level.
Sandeep Jajodia, CMD of Indian boxing's long-time sponsors -- the Monnet Group --, is all set to be elected unopposed as the president of the much-anticipated new Federation after he was the sole candidate left in fray on the final day of filing nominations for the September 11 polls.