Terminated IABF eyes revival, seeks meeting with Sarbananda Sonowal
Terminated IABF eyes revival, seeks meeting with Sarbananda Sonowal

Rendered a pariah ever since it was terminated by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) has sought a meeting with Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to "end the administrative logjam that currently plagues the sport".

Sergey Kovalev KOs Nadjib Mohammedi to retain titles
Sergey Kovalev KOs Nadjib Mohammedi to retain titles

Sergey Kovalev knocked out Nadjib Mohammedi in the third round of their light heavyweight title bout Saturday, barely breaking sweat in his first appearance as a headline fighter in Las Vegas.

HC issues fresh notice to boxer Vijender Singh for turning Pro
HC issues fresh notice to boxer Vijender Singh for turning Pro

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday issued a fresh notice to boxer Vijender Singh on his joining professional boxing league.

Sergey Kovalev puts three titles on line against Nadjib Mohammedi
Sergey Kovalev puts three titles on line against Nadjib Mohammedi

Knockout king Sergey Kovalev may be a heavy favorite against Nadjib Mohammedi, but he won`t be taking the challenger for granted in their light heavyweight fight Saturday at the Mandalay Bay casino.

Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh in India's squad for Asian Boxing Championships
Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh in India's squad for Asian Boxing Championships

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra (69kg) will spearhead a 10-strong Indian challenge in the Asian Championships to be held in Bangkok from August 24 to September 6.

Still feel guilty about letting down Indian Army: Gurcharan Singh
Still feel guilty about letting down Indian Army: Gurcharan Singh

 Professional glory across seven seas could never make up for the ignominy of being labelled a deserter in his own country, insists US-based India boxer Gurcharan Singh, who cannot wait for his homecoming under the newly-formed pro body -- the Indian Boxing Council (IBC).

Manny Pacquiao downplays Bob Arum criticism, says in `self-rehab`
Manny Pacquiao downplays Bob Arum criticism, says in `self-rehab`

Manny Pacquiao downplayed criticism from promoter Bob Arum on Monday after the injured Philippine boxing hero missed a doctor`s visit for a shoulder injury, saying he was carrying out his own rehabilitation.

Angry Bob Arum slams Manny​ Pacquiao for skipping rehab
Angry Bob Arum slams Manny​ Pacquiao for skipping rehab

Veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum has blasted the injured Manny Pacquiao for missing a planned rehab visit to his doctor and says he has no idea when "Pacman" might return to the ring.

Carl Frampton retains IBF super-bantamweight title with win over Alejandro Gonzalez

Unbeaten Carl Frampton shook off two first-round knockdowns to retain his International Boxing Federation super-bantamweight world title with a unanimous decision over Alejandro Gonzalez jnr in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday.

Cesar Cuenca beats Yang Lian Hui to win IBF world title
Cesar Cuenca beats Yang Lian Hui to win IBF world title

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.

`Filipino Flash` Donaire demolishes Settoul in two rounds
`Filipino Flash` Donaire demolishes Settoul in two rounds

Former five-division world champion Nonito Donaire of the Philippines showed he was back to his very best with a sensational second-round stoppage of France`s Anthony Settoul in Macau on Saturday.

Ignore the criticism, Sports Minister has told me: Vijender Singh
Ignore the criticism, Sports Minister has told me: Vijender Singh

Drawing flak from some quarters after turning professional, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Friday got the backing of Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who met him here and asked him to ignore the criticism.

Undefeated boxer Yang Lian Hui out to stop Cesar Cuenca`s record quest
Undefeated boxer Yang Lian Hui out to stop Cesar Cuenca`s record quest

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.

I`ll win world title for legend Freddie Roach: Yang Lian Hui

China`s exciting prospect "IK" Yang Lian Hui declared Thursday that he will win the vacant IBF junior welterweight world title Saturday in honour of his absent Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach.

Boxer Rakesh Kumar arrested for drugs possession
Boxer Rakesh Kumar arrested for drugs possession

Indian boxer Rakesh Kumar has been arrested on Thursday for possession of drugs worth Rs 3 crore.

Difficult tasks give me pleasure: Vijender Singh
Difficult tasks give me pleasure: Vijender Singh

He knows it won't be a stroll in the park but Indian boxing star Vijender Singh on Tuesday said he can't wait for his professional debut in September as taking on difficult tasks is what makes him happy.

Vijender Singh has spark, desire for pro circuit: Trainer
Vijender Singh has spark, desire for pro circuit: Trainer

Convinced about Vijender Singh's ability to sparkle in the gruelling arena of professional boxing, his UK-based trainer Lee Beard and promoter Francis Warren on Tuesday said the Indian has what it takes to make it big there as his natural ability goes beyond the amateur level.

Vijender Singh to do live training session
Vijender Singh to do live training session

As he gears up for the professional boxing arena, Indian star Vijender Singh will perform a live training session with his British trainer Lee Beard here on Wednesday.

Chagaev defends WBA belt with first-round KO

World heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev successfully defended his WBA belt on Saturday with a first-round knock-out as challenger Francesco Pianeta was put down twice in the brief bout.

Manny Pacquiao prays with Philippine death row inmate in Indonesia
Manny Pacquiao prays with Philippine death row inmate in Indonesia

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao on Friday held a prayer session in an Indonesian prison with a Philippine woman on death row for drug trafficking, in hopes of drawing attention to her plight and getting her sentence commuted.