Boxing

You're scared to fight me: YouTuber-turned-amateur boxer Jake Paul offers Conor McGregor $50 million to step into ring

YouTuber-turned-amateur boxer Jake Paul pulled no punches as he called out Ireland`s former UFC champion and king of trash talk Conor McGregor in a foul-mouthed tirade that sent social media into a frenzy.

Dec 16, 2020, 22:06 PM IST

Mike Tyson returns to ring, shares engaging draw with Roy Jones Jr in 'exhibition' bout

Tyson took on 51-year-old Jones in a high-profile pay-per-view eight-round 'exhibition' bout at the spectator-less Staples Center amid the Covid-19 pandemic on Saturday evening.

Nov 29, 2020, 16:39 PM IST

That incident made me stronger: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen on MC Mary Kom controversy

During the 51kg final bout of the womens boxing trials for Olympics 2020 qualifiers, Mary had defeated Nikhat by a split decision with the final score being 9-1.

 

Nov 19, 2020, 20:37 PM IST

Boxer Sarita Devi tests positive for coronavirus

Indian boxer Sarita Devi and her husband Thoiba Singh have tested positive for coronavirus.

Aug 17, 2020, 22:13 PM IST

'I am back': Mike Tyson announces boxing comeback for exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr.

Tyson bid adieu to boxing after slumping to defeat at the hands of Irish professional boxer Kevin McBride in 2005.

Jul 24, 2020, 16:59 PM IST

Former boxing champ Roberto 'Hands of Stone' Duran diagnosed with coronavirus

The 69-year-old Panamanian former boxer retired in 2001 and is considered one of the best lightweights in history. 

Jun 26, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Tyson Fury signs deal for potential fight against Anthony Joshua in unnamed country

Earlier, Fury clinched the World Boxing Council (WBC) belt from Deontay Wilder after he producing a stunning performance of patience and power in their rematch in February.

Jun 05, 2020, 12:28 PM IST

Tyson Fury 'mentally happy' to be in boxing ring, eyes Klitschko-like reign

Tyson Fury said he is no longer boxing for fame, money or titles but that stepping into the ring keeps him "mentally happy" as he targets a long reign as the world heavyweight champion.

May 20, 2020, 13:04 PM IST

Mary Kom thanks Delhi Police for celebrating her son's birthday

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) had in March qualified for the Olympic Games, which has now been rescheduled to July 23, 2021 to August 8, 2021.

May 15, 2020, 12:21 PM IST

A look at boxing great Floyd Mayweather's insane black and white £20million car collection

From Rolls-Royces worth over a staggering £3 million to four Bugatti Veyron machines that cost £1.7 million, one can find almost every expensive car at Mayweather's garage.

Apr 26, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Have lost close ones due to coronavirus pandemic: Boxing champion Anthony Joshua

Joshua's title defence against Kubrat Pulev is scheduled for June but that is set to be postponed due to the pandemic.
 

Apr 02, 2020, 12:24 PM IST

Manish Kaushik punches his way to Tokyo Olympics, 9th Indian boxer to qualify

India continues to secure qualification spots in boxing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with Manish Kaushik (63kg) on Wednesday becoming the ninth boxer from the country to qualify for the quadrennial games. Manish Kaushik, the world bronze-medallist, secured a place in Tokyo Olympics after getting the better of Australia's Harrison Garside in a brutal match at the Asian Qualifiers at Amman.

Mar 11, 2020, 17:28 PM IST

Boxer Amit Panghal books Tokyo Olympics 2020 berth, Sakshi Chaudhary fails to qualify

Panghal won 4-1 in a split verdict against Paalam, who the Indian had defeated in the semi-finals of the 2018 Asian Games and the quarter-finals of the 2019 World Championships.

Mar 09, 2020, 17:53 PM IST

Asian Boxing Olympic Qualfiers: Pooja Rani, Lovlina Borgohain among five Indians to secure Tokyo 2020 berths

 Lovlina Borgohain sealed her maiden Olympic spot and a semi-final berth at this event with a flawless 5-0 victory over Uzbek boxer Maftunakhon Melieva

Mar 09, 2020, 10:24 AM IST

Asian Boxing Olympic Qualifiers: Amit Panghal one win away from qualification

Panghal will now face 2019 Southeast Asian Games gold medallist Carlo Paalam of Philipinnes. One more win would be enough for the 24-year-old to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
 

Mar 07, 2020, 17:00 PM IST

Tyson Fury annihilates Deontay Wilder in heavyweight title rematch

Britain`s Tyson Fury delivered a dominant performance in his heavyweight championship bout with Deontay Wilder on Saturday, overwhelming his opponent to earn a seventh-round TKO victory in Las Vegas.

Feb 23, 2020, 16:17 PM IST

Indian boxers bag 6 gold medals at Sweden boxing meet

Indian boxers claim 6 gold medals at Golden Girl Championship in Sweden.

Feb 03, 2020, 18:11 PM IST

Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan gets one-year ban for dope test failure

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Thursday handed former Asian silver medallist boxer Sumit Sangwan a one-year suspension for failing a dope test.

Dec 27, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Eye on Olympics but can't fulfil formalities anymore: Vijender Singh

Boxer Vijender Singh, who became the first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has expressed his desire to represent India in the Olympics again after the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) relaxation of rules pertaining to professionals competing at the Olympics. Vijender had turned professional in June 2015.

Dec 11, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

Boxers Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani bag gold at Olympic Test Event

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa and Pooja Rani on Thursday made the country proud as they bagged a gold medal each in their respective weight categories of 63 kg and 75 kg at the Olympic Test Event in Tokyo. 

Oct 31, 2019, 16:51 PM IST