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Umar Kremlev Announces AIBA Presidential Bid, Calls For Unity And Reform

The presidential election for the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has finally got the candidate widely expected to take the reform agenda forward. Umar Kremlev, Vice President of the European ...

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News: DeAndre Ware Update, Harper-Thanderz, USA Boxing

On Thursday, Split-T Management Super Middleweight DeAndre Ware was awarded the key to the city in his native Toledo, Ohio. Ware, who is a Toledo Fire Fighter, got the well-deserved honor because of h...

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Umar Kremlev of Russian Boxing Federation Tests Positive For COVID-19

The General Secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, has tested positive for COVID-19. Kremlev is currently in the hospital under the supervision of doctors....

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2020 USA Boxing National Championships: Shreveport to Host

USA Boxing announced today the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships will now take place at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, La., Dec. 5-12....

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Former NY Golden Gloves Amateur Dies From Gunshot Wound

Former junior lightweight boxer Grashino Yancy passed away early Sunday morning from a gunshot wound, according to the New York Daily News. The 32-year-old Yancy, who only had four fights as a profess...

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Full Boxing Schedule Announced For 2020 (2021) Tokyo Olympics

At a time when the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were set to begin, instead comes the reminder of the year-long delay the Summer Games are forced to endure. Participants have been given a full year’s notice as ...

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Keyshawn Davis Absent From Roster As Team USA Returns To Training Camp

If not for the global health crisis, the selected members of the 2020 United States Olympic Boxing team would be in Tokyo right now in anticipation of the Summer Olympics. Instead, the USA Boxing Olym...

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Agit Kabayel vs. Evginios Lazarides Set Down For July 19

Germany-based Greek heavyweight Evginios Lazarides will be the opponent for Agit Kabayel in the headliner of SES' outdoor show in Magdeburg on July 19. Lazarides lost a close decision to Erkan Teper ...

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Justis Huni Very Motivated To Capture Olympic Gold Next Year

Australia's hottest young boxing prospect Justis Huni is adding Mike Tyson-type aggression for some professional fights before he chases a historic Olympic gold medal next year....

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Sex-Caused Violation Exonerates US Olympic Boxer Virginia Fuchs From Doping Ban

United States Olympian boxer Virginia Fuchs has been exonerated from a doping ban and she will not face any punishment for failing a test after USADA determined the violation had been caused by two su...

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Showtime Doc 'Ringside,' Featuring Butler & Sims Premieres Friday Night

Destyne Butler Jr. was supposed to be an Olympian, not an inmate. The divergent path he took toward a promising pro boxing career is at the heart of “Ringside,” an award-winning, 90-minute documentary...

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Lauren Price Ready To Resume Campaign For Gold Medal at Tokyo Olympics

Lauren Price Ready To Resume Campaign For Gold Medal at Tokyo Olympics

By Ron Lewis - Lauren Price says she is ready to relaunch her campaign for a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics next year after spending the entire UK lockdown isolated from her family. Price, the middl...

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AIBA Reacts To Statements From Boxing Federation of India

AIBA has taken note of the press statement by the Boxing Federation of India and would like to clarify the situation as follows. Yesterday, AIBA announced Belgrade as a host city of 2021 AIBA Men’s Wo...

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AIBA Shifts World Championships From India To Serbia Due To Dispute

AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships takes place in the city of Belgrade in 2021. After New Delhi didn’t fulfill its obligations to pay host fee as mentioned in the Host City Agreement terms, AIBA ha...

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U.S. Squad Told Their Place at Olympic Qualifiers is Safe

Billy Walsh, the USA National head coach, says he is confident that all boxers selected for the Olympic qualifiers will remain amateur after being told they will not have to go through another set of ...

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Peter McGrail Still Very Much Focused on Olympics, Not Going Pro

Peter McGrail had this year all planned out. First qualify for the Olympics, then claim featherweight gold in Tokyo before a couple of professional fights before the year was out. Like everyone else, ...

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USA Boxing Offers To Stage Americas Olympic Qualifying Tournament

USA Boxing has offered to stage the rearranged Americas Olympic qualifying boxing tournament in Colorado Springs should Argentina decide not to go ahead with the event. The tournament, the final of fo...

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Canelo Explains Why He Has Zero Interest To Compete in Olympics

Mexican superstar Saúl 'Canelo' Alvarez has no interest in competing in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which have been postponed until 2021. In the last two Olympics, there was a rule change which allowe...

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Underground Fight Clubs and The New York State Athletic Commission

Underground Fight Clubs and The New York State Athletic Commission

By Thomas Hauser - Kids gather in the schoolyard to watch when other kids fight. And some kids like to fight. Put these phenomena together in an adult world; add in a profit motive for fight organizer...

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McCracken Does Not Expect British Boxers To Turn Backs on Olympics

Rob McCracken says that he does not expect any Great Britain boxers to turn their back on the Olympic Games to turn professional. The Tokyo Olympics had been due to start in July, but the coronavirus ...

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