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Olympic Boxers, Now Without Headgear, Worry About Cuts

Although Antonio Vargas still thinks about the cut that nearly ended his Olympic dream, his unprotected head will be clear when he steps into the ring in Rio de Janeiro....Read More

AIBA To Review Testing Records of All Russian Olympic Boxers

The respective international federations for boxing and gymnastics say they will make individual rulings on the eligibility of Russian athletes for next month's Rio Olympic Games....Read More

AIBA Denies Allegations of Trying To Take Over Boxing

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Monday denied accusations it is trying to take over the sport, following a controversial decision to let professional boxers fight at the Rio Olympics....Read More

AIBA Planning Additional Changes For Olympic Boxers

Male boxers will step into the ring without headguards at the Rio Olympics for the first time since the 1980 Moscow Games, and their vests could be next on the hit list....Read More

WADA Leading Calls For Russia To Be Banned From Rio Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency is leading calls for Russia to be banned from the Rio Games after a devastating report uncovered the extent of Russia's drug-related cheating....Read More

WBA, AIBA Presidents United in Venezuela For Olympic Qualifiers

Vargas, Venezuela, has been the home of the first APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Event open to all pro boxers since the change in AIBA statute ratified at the Extraordinary Congress held on 1 June in L...Read More

Hassan N'Dam Knocks Off Esquivel in Olympic Qualifier

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. - Team USA's final competitor in the WSB/APB Olympic Qualifying Event, light heavyweight Jonathan Esquivel (Anaheim, Calif.), took on a difficult challenge on Tuesday in Varg...Read More

Amateur Boxer Shocks Pro Boxer in Olympics Qualifier Bout

Sunday saw the first day of action at the APB-WSB Olympic Qualification Event in Vargas, Venezuela, following an electrifying opening ceremony at the renowned Jose Maria Vargas Dome that was watched b...Read More

IBF: Any Pro Entering Olympics Gets 1 Year Ban From Rankings!

Springfield, NJ - Last week the IBF’s Executive Officers and Board of Directors conferred to discuss the organizations stance on AIBA’s and the IOC’s decision to allow professional boxers to compete i...Read More

'Fighting Words' - T-Rex: Not All Was Golden For Claressa Shields

'Fighting Words' - T-Rex: Not All Was Golden For Claressa Shields

by David P. Greisman - Claressa Shields found solace in a boxing gym for the same reason so many others have. It was a positive outlet, an escape from negative influences, a place where hard work trul...Read More

Gary Russell's Brother Moves Forward in Olympic Qualifiers

Three American boxers earned victories in second round competition at the World Olympic Qualifying Event on Sunday in Baku, Azerbaijan. Flyweight Antonio Vargas (Kissimmee, Fla.), light welterweight G...Read More

Syrian Boxer Quits Qualifiers For Olympics Over Israeli Opponent

Ala Ghasoun, a boxer from Syria, quit Saturday the world boxing championship taking place in Azerbaijan this week for refusing to compete against an Israeli rival. The bout between Ghasoun and the Isr...Read More

Anthony Joshua Explains Why He Won't Accept Olympics Offer

ANTHONY JOSHUA insists he would never be tempted to box at the Olympics again. After winning super-heavyweight gold at London 2012, Joshua has KO’d all in his way in the professional ranks and won a v...Read More

Golden Boy's 7/1 LA Fight Club To Feature LAPD vs. NYPD Bouts

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles-based officers featured on the RingTVLive.com live stream on the undercard of the July 1 edition LA FIGHT CLUB visited the Golden Boy Promotions office and the Ring TV Live s...Read More

Artur Beterbiev Passes on Olympics, September Return Planned

MONTREAL, Canada - After careful consideration, rising Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) star and double Russian Olympian, Artur Beterbiev, will not take part in the qualifying process to earn a spot to compet...Read More

Amir Khan Won't Be Ready For Qualifiers, Passes on Olympics

Amir Khan has decided not to pursue the chance to represent Pakistan at this summer's Rio Olympics, according to Press Association Sport. Khan, who won a silver medal at the 2004 Athens Games, had sai...Read More

Taylor Says Critics Will Be Shocked When Pros Struggle in Olympics

Olympic champion Katie Taylor has warned professionals to expect a few eye-openers if they take up the contentious option to fight at this summer's Rio Olympics. ...Read More

Chris Eubank Jr. Olympic Bid Rejected For Rio Games

GB Boxing have rejected an approach by Chris Eubank Snr regarding a place for his son on the team for Rio 2016, according to a statement from the British amateur governing body. ...Read More

Amir Khan Rejects Claim He Betrayed UK, Will Not Risk WBC Ban

Former world champion Amir Khan (31-4, 19KOs) has denied betraying his British upbringing after being criticised for saying he would represent Pakistan at the Rio Games, insisting he only wanted to bo...Read More

Mike Tyson, De La Hoya, Hatton Stand Against Pros in Olympics

Amateur boxing's decision to allow professionals into the Olympics for the first time drew fighting talk on Wednesday from champions and sanctioning bodies opposed to the break with tradition....Read More