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USA Boxing Olympic Qualification: Draw For Strandja Tournament Set

The draw was completed this evening in Sophia, Bulgaria for the 2020 Strandja Tournament, which is serving as the final evaluation process for the 2020 USA Boxing Olympic Qualification Team....

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Significant Continental Forum 2020 AIBA in Panama

With the participation of delegates from 35 countries of the Americas, who represent national commissions and confederations of amateur boxing, this Saturday morning began the Continental Forum of the...

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Sulaiman: Still A Two-Year WBC Ban For Any Pro Who Participates In Olympics

Four years have gone by, but the World Boxing Council (WBC) remains firm in its original stance on pro boxers participating in the Olympics—steadfastly against it. The 2016 Rio Olympics ushered in the...

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WBA Stands With WBO, Offers Support To Pros Targeting Olympic Games

The World Boxing Association (WBA) reiterated its support for Mexican professional boxers who wish to participate in the qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Through a letter, the president of the ...

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U.S. Olympic Team: Final Qualification Selection Process To Begin

The final Olympic qualification team selection process for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 gets underway this weekend at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Center (USOPTC) in Colorado Spri...

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Charlie Sheehy Closing in On Dream of 2020 Olympic Spot

By Thomas Gerbasi - Charlie Sheehy won’t ever forget his first gym. Anyone who sees the Ring of Fire facility under the baseball bleachers at Crocker-Amazon Park in San Francisco won’t forget it, eith...

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WBC On Their Own In Battle With 'Pros Going To 2020 Olympics'

The proposal of the World Boxing Council (WBC), by organization president Mauricio Sulaiman, to issue a two year ban on any professional who intends to go to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo - has been...

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Team Russia Dominates 2019 AIBA Women's WC with Three Gold

Wishing to put forward an exclamation mark to all those, doubting in the stature of local amateur boxing system, Russian Boxing Federation (the same sanctioning body which runs prizefighting in Russia...

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WBC Prez: Canelo, Pacquiao on My Side - No Pros in Olympics

According to World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaimán, several of the top names in the sport are now in his corner - as he rallies against the IOC's decision to allow professional boxers to co...

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WBC Prez Stands Firm That No Pros Should Fight in Olympics

The World Boxing Council will emphasize to the International Olympic Committee its position against the possibility of professional boxers participating in the Olympic Games, according to the presiden...

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World Amateur Championship: Gold Medal Round Results

One of the tourney's best boxers and clearly its biggest puncher Bakhodir Jalolov made a crucial difference in the overall standings as his gold medal super heavyweight effort signalized a win for Tea...

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World Amateur Championship Semifinals: Uzbeks/Russians Win

Tomorrow is the most important day of this year for amateur boxing. Today all preparations for that day were finished as the finalists of the 2019 World Amateur Championship were defined in Ekaterinbu...

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Sulaiman Needs To Check His Facts in Latest Attack on AIBA

Mauricio Sulaiman has continued his ongoing attacks on AIBA – the governing body for what is still generally called the amateur code - calling their rules “brutal and criminal” on Twitter after Richar...

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World Amateur Championship: Medalists Defined

The story of the day was an encounter between #8 ranked Russians and #1 ranked Cubans, who collided in five weight classes, and Cuba barely retained her dominance, winning 3:2 over the Russian team. S...

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World Amateur Championship Tourney in Ekaterinburg Heats Up

The 2019 world amateur championship is presently under way in Ekaterinburg, Russia, which is rightfully labeled as Ural’s first boxing hotbed. After almost two thirds of the tourney, the championship ...

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How Billy Walsh is Reviving United States Olympic Hopes

How Billy Walsh is Reviving United States Olympic Hopes

By Ron Lewis - Billy Walsh knew he was taking on a big task when he left Ireland to try and revive the United States as an Olympic boxing power, but four years into the job and 11 months away from the...

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Arum: Decorated Amateurs Can Be Fast Tracked at Pro Level

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV - It appears that 3-division world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko has started a trend that many Olympians fighting under the Top Rank banner will follow. Next month in his 13th p...

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Jose Angel Larduet Defects From Cuba's National Team

The Cuban Boxing Federation reported Monday that boxer José Angel Larduet defected from the national team currently training in Germany for the next world championship tournament to be held in the Rus...

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Mayweather Named as Special Advisor To China's Boxing Team

Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather has been named "special advisor" to China's boxing team as they look to improve their medal count at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese Boxing Fe...

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Two Russian Boxers Found Competing While Serving PED Bans

According to Reuters, two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia’s efforts to reform its anti-doping practices. Competition record...

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