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Virender Sehwag enjoys 'Hakka Noodles' as Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Virender Sehwag enjoys 'Hakka Noodles' as Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Vijender's stature grew a few notches as he outslugged his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali in a close bout to annex the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title.

Vijender Singh defeats China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali by unanimous decision in Battleground Asia

Vijender Singh defeats China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali by unanimous decision in Battleground Asia

Vijender won the tiles with the scoreline 96-96, 95-94, 95-94 in his favour. The docked points seem to have cost Zulpikar.

Battleground Aisa: Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar start pro-careers with technical knock-outs

Battleground Aisa: Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar start pro-careers with technical knock-outs

It was a night to remember for the 'Class of 2008' as another Beijing quarter-finalist Jitender Kumar also marked his debut with a technical knock-out of Thanet Likhitkamporn in the lightweight category.

Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali: A sneak-peak into Indian boxer's all previous eight wins

Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali: A sneak-peak into Indian boxer's all previous eight wins

Both boxers will put their respective WBO titles at stake, and whoever wins the bout takes home, not just his title, but the opponent's as well. 

Battleground Asia: Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali - As it happened...

Battleground Asia: Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali - As it happened...

While Vijender puts his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title, his opponent puts his WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title on stake. 

Former World Heavyweight champions Wladimir Klitschko hangs up his gloves, will not fight Anthony Joshua

Former World Heavyweight champions Wladimir Klitschko hangs up his gloves, will not fight Anthony Joshua

Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as heavyweight champion, which was ended in 2015.

Vijender Singh shows off his moves, practices with trainer Lee Beard ahead of Zulpikar Maimaitiali bout

Vijender Singh shows off his moves, practices with trainer Lee Beard ahead of Zulpikar Maimaitiali bout

The duo will lock horns on August 5 in Worli, putting their respective titles at stake.

Vijender Singh and Zulpikar Maimaitiali indulge in war of words ahead of August 5 showdown

Vijender Singh and Zulpikar Maimaitiali indulge in war of words ahead of August 5 showdown

The Chinese No.1 boxer said he was eyeing the second belt of his professional career.

'Chinese maal zyada tikta nahi,' Vijender Singh trolls Zulpikar Maimaitiali ahead of August 5 bout

'Chinese maal zyada tikta nahi,' Vijender Singh trolls Zulpikar Maimaitiali ahead of August 5 bout

Both the WBO title holders are number one boxers in their respective country's India and China as they both remain unbeaten since the time they made their debut in the field of professional boxing.

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar shine as India strike 5 golds at Czech boxing tourney

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar shine as India strike 5 golds at Czech boxing tourney

World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg), former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (69kg), Amit Phangal (52kg), Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) claimed gold medals after winning their respective summit clashes last night.

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.