India champions at Prez's Cup Boxing Tournament
India champions at Prez's Cup Boxing Tournament

Rakesh Kumar (69kg) and Harpal Singh (75kg) struck gold as India were crowned champions for the first time in the 22nd President's Cup Boxing Tournament in Palembang, Indonesia.

Pacquiao vs Mayweather: Big hype, huge money for 'fight of the century'
Pacquiao vs Mayweather: Big hype, huge money for 'fight of the century'

The countdown is on to Saturday`s showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, the $400 million "fight of the century" with a place in boxing`s pantheon of greats on the line.

Shamjetsabam Sarjubala, Pinki Jangra strike gold at President's Cup Boxing
Shamjetsabam Sarjubala, Pinki Jangra strike gold at President's Cup Boxing

Rounding off a reasonably successful campaign for India, Shamjetsabam Sarjubala (48kg) and Pinki Jangra (51kg) clinched god medals at the 22nd President's Cup Open International Boxing Tournament at Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia.
 

Wladimir Klitschko out-points Bryant Jennings to retain titles
Wladimir Klitschko out-points Bryant Jennings to retain titles

Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko retained his heavyweight world titles Saturday with a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten American Bryant Jennings.

Sweden`s Badou Jack outpoints Anthony Dirrell for WBC title
Sweden`s Badou Jack outpoints Anthony Dirrell for WBC title

Sweden`s Badou Jack claimed the World Boxing Council`s super middleweight title as he outpointed previously unbeaten Anthony Dirrell at the UIC Pavilion arena on Friday night.

Floyd Mayweather's violent history ignored: Women's advocates
Floyd Mayweather's violent history ignored: Women's advocates

While world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather prepares for his May 2 bout against Manny Pacquiao, women`s advocates believe his history of domestic violence is merely a footnote to the biggest fight in years.

Bouts from different eras can't be ranked: Bob Arum
Bouts from different eras can't be ranked: Bob Arum

Next week`s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the most lucrative ever in boxing but that does not necessarily make it the biggest of all time, veteran promoter Bob Arum told Reuters.

Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight delivers knockout ticket prices, sell out in minutes
Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight delivers knockout ticket prices, sell out in minutes

Tickets for the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally hit the market on Thursday and unless your name is Warren Buffet or Madonna you will probably have to watch the May 2 bout on pay-per-view.

Foreman favors Pacquiao to defeat Mayweather
Foreman favors Pacquiao to defeat Mayweather

Former world heavyweight champion George Foreman likes Manny Pacquiao over unbeaten Floyd Mayweather in their welterweight showdown next week in Las Vegas and warns a loss could devastate Mayweather.

Boxing India's EC meeting adjourned, Jajodia faces 'No Confidence Motion'
Boxing India's EC meeting adjourned, Jajodia faces 'No Confidence Motion'

With the rebels refusing to back down, Boxing India's Executive Committee meeting was today adjourned for "lack of quorum" even as disgruntled EC members vowed to bring in a 'No Confidence Motion' against BI President Sandeep Jajodia at General Body meeting on May 3.

Subdued Floyd Mayweather sure he has winning ticket
Subdued Floyd Mayweather sure he has winning ticket

With tickets to his May 2 mega-fight with Manny Pacquiao set to fetch jaw-dropping prices, Floyd Mayweather felt no need to add to the hype on Wednesday, avoiding controversy with the same ease with which he evades punches.

Full blown revolt in Boxing India ahead of EC meet
Full blown revolt in Boxing India ahead of EC meet

Indian boxing could be thrown into turmoil with speculation rife that the sport's governing body, Boxing India, is on the verge of disintegration and its President Sandeep Jajodia might even resign at its Executive Committee meeting here tomorrow.

Boxing India president calls for Executive Council meet without secretary's knowledge
Boxing India president calls for Executive Council meet without secretary's knowledge

Trouble is brewing again in Indian boxing following the decision of Boxing India president to convene an Executive Council meet in Delhi on Thursday without the consent of the secretary general.

Nothing cooler for Wladimir Klitschko than 'beating up people'
Nothing cooler for Wladimir Klitschko than 'beating up people'

Wladimir Klitschko will match Joe Louis in boxing`s record books with his 27th heavyweight title fight on Saturday and could set more marks since he has no plans to retire anytime soon.

Pacmania sweeps Philippines ahead of Mayweather clash
Pacmania sweeps Philippines ahead of Mayweather clash

Manny Pacquiao`s face is on shirts, dolls and postage stamps, his life story is playing in movie houses and millions are getting ready to party as the Philippine boxing hero`s "fight of the century" nears.

Pacquiao teleconference call terminated early
Pacquiao teleconference call terminated early

Manny Pacquiao`s teleconference call on Monday was abruptly halted just minutes after it began with promoter Bob Arum delivering an obscenity before telling organizers to shut it down.

SAI offers 'coaching' help to troubled boxer Mrunal Bhosale
SAI offers 'coaching' help to troubled boxer Mrunal Bhosale

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday offered to sponsor a one-year diploma course in coaching at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) for financially-challenged national level boxer Mrunal Bhosale.

No move to bar Mary Kom from trials for missing national camp: Boxing India
No move to bar Mary Kom from trials for missing national camp: Boxing India

 Rubbishing reports that Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom could be barred from the trials for the Olympic qualifiers, Boxing India on Thursday said the veteran is not under any compulsion to attend the national camp and has been granted permission to train individually.

Manny Pacquiao eager to trade blows with Floyd Mayweather
Manny Pacquiao eager to trade blows with Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao pronounced himself ready to fight Floyd Mayweather, saying he`s willing to engage the unbeaten American in the middle of the ring if that`s what it takes to win.

Reckless means 'entertaining' for Manny Pacquiao
Reckless means 'entertaining' for Manny Pacquiao

Appearing relaxed and confident, Manny Pacquaio embraced suggestions he was "a reckless fighter" when he held a workout for the media on Wednesday ahead of his heavily anticipated fight against Floyd Mayweather.