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Roy Jones Jr. Disagrees With Pros Fighting in Olympics

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. disagrees with the 2013 format change by the Amateur International Boxing Association, which for the first time will allow professional fighters to co...Read More

Cuba Dominates 2015 Amateur World Championships

In a short pause on the eve of a frenetic boxing weekend, the 18th world amateur boxing championship has been taking place and finally ended yesterday in Doha, the capital of Qatar. 2015 WC was the bi...Read More

Questionable Decision Robs Landon of '16 Olympic Spot

In a seriously questionable decision Filipino light flyweight Rogen Ladon was robbed of a chance to earn a spot in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil when all three judges scored the fig...Read More

Pacquiao's Pep Talk Fires Up Marical To Second Big Win

Filipino welterweight Eumir Felix Marcial took to heart the advice given him by eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao during a pep talk prior to Pacquiao’s departure from Doha, Qatar where the ...Read More

Pacquiao Inspires Ladon To Pull Off Stunning Upset

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao inspired countryman Rogen Ladon, the Asian Boxing Championships silver medalist to a stunning upset of Mexican No. 1 Joselito Velazquez with a 3-0 triumph ...Read More

Fernandez Gets Big Win in Asian Boxing Championships

Filipino bantamweight Mario Fernandez opened his quest for glory in the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok, Thailand with an impressive win over tough Iranian opponent Reza Korzbori who won the go...Read More

European Amateur Championship: Russia Tops the Chart

Russia's national amateur team dominated (male) the European continental championship, which ended this Sunday in Samokov, Bulgaria, winning no less than four gold medals and adding five extra license...Read More

Joe Joyce Wants To Follow The Path of Anthony Joshua

GOLDEN GIANT Joe Joyce is aiming to follow in the footsteps of Anthony Joshua after being crowned European Games champion. The 29-year-old beat-up Gasan Gimbatov in yesterday's super-heavyweight fi...Read More

Zeneli Bounced From Euro Games, Fails Drug Test

BAKU - Albanian boxer Rexhildo Zeneli has been suspended from the European Games after failing a dope test, the European Olympic Committees (EOC) said on Wednesday. The 19-year-old, who had yet to ...Read More

Pacquiao Inspires Team at Southeast Asian Games

There seems to be more champions where Manny Pacquiao comes from. The ten medals that boxers from the Philippines won at the Southeast Asian Games in Singapore this week point to exciting times for...Read More

AIBA President Fires Controversial Executive Kim

Dr. Ching Kuo-Wu, president of the world governing body for amateur boxing, the International Boxing Association or AIBA, has fired controversial AIBA executive director Ho Kim, with immediate effect....Read More

British News: Anthony Joshua Update, Allan, Robb, Cain

Lisa Whiteside is determined to seize her long-awaited chance to dethrone Olympic champion Nicola Adams in Liverpool next month. The 29-year-old from Preston is pushing Adams hard for the Great Bri...Read More

Adams May Face Domestic Rival Whiteside Next Month

Nicola Adams' hopes of making a successful defence of her Olympic title in Rio next year could rest on a potential showdown with domestic rival Lisa Whiteside in Liverpool next month. Adams and Whi...Read More

WBC, Sampson, CUBAP To Hold Tourney on April 10

The WBC Amateur Boxing Committee, CUBAP and Sampson Boxing are proud to announce MERCOSUR "Rumbo a Mexico", an elite boxing tournament featuring competitors from the South American "Mercosur" bloc of ...Read More

Kom To Quit Boxing After 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

NEW DELHI: Olympic medallist pugilist M C Mary Kom said on Monday she has decided to quit boxing after the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as her body would not be able to cope with the rigours of the sport an...Read More

Amir Khan is Among The Many To Tribute Alexis Vastine

Rebecca Adlington and Amir Khan are among those to have paid tributes after three French sports stars died in a helicopter crash in Argentina. Two helicopters collided near Villa Castelli in La Rio...Read More

British Boxing News: Jamie Cox, Lionhearts, Cello Renda

Swindon middleweight prospect Jamie Cox makes his long awaited return to the ring this Saturday night (14th February) at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall and aims to send out a warning to his domestic riv...Read More

Paddy Barnes is Honored To Accept an MBE

Belfast boxing champion Paddy Barnes has said he is a proud Irish sportsman after accepting an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours. He twice won Olympic bronze medals for Ireland and took gold for ...Read More

AIBA May Need To Resolve The BI vs. IOA Dispute

New Delhi: The ongoing tussle between Boxing India (BI) and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has now reached such a level that it may severely affect the progress of country’s top pugilists. In...Read More

Devi is Handed a One Year Ban From The AIBA

NEW DELHI - Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has been banned for one year by the world governing body AIBA for her petulant behaviour at the Asian Games in October, Boxing India (BI) said on Wednesday. F...Read More