Boxing

NEW DELHI: In what is being billed as a game changer for professional boxing in the country, the World Boxing Council (WBC) has endorsed the Indian Championship fight between Chandni Mehra and Suman Kumari on May 1 in Jalandhar.

The fight for the Lightweight 140lb belt is scheduled to take place as part of the LZ Promotions India Unleashed-Fight Night - the country's first ever Professional USA boxing event, according to a release.

Apr 15, 2021 17:04
LOS ANGELES: TrillerNet, parent company of AI-driven short video social app Triller, Wednesday announced it has acquired FITE, the premier global live-event and Pay-Per-View, SVOD and AVOD and streaming platform for sports and entertainment.
Apr 06, 2021 17:04
LAUSANNE: Uzbekistan's capital city Tashkent has been awarded the 2023 Men’s World Boxing Championships after the successful bid presentation by the Boxing Federation of Uzbekistan (BFU), the International Boxing Association has confirmed.
Mar 24, 2021 10:03
LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association has appointed two-times AIBA world champion and Olympic champion István Kovács as the world body's secretary-general.  The decision was taken by the AIBA board of directors on Monday, March 22nd, during a meeting via videoconference. 
Mar 18, 2021 19:03
NEW DELHI: Glasgow Commonwealth Games Silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra has signed up with Florida-based Pro Box Promotions and will be making his debut on May 1 against a yet-to-be-decided opponent in Tampa, Florida. 
Mar 18, 2021 17:03
NEW DELHI: Dream Sports Foundation (DSF), the philanthropic arm of Dream Sports, one of India’s leading sports technology companies, Thursday announced a partnership with the Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation (MKRBF) to support six talented and budding female boxers from Imphal. 
Mar 17, 2021 18:03
NEW DELHI: Swen Entertainment, in partnership with IOS Sports and Entertainment, is set to bring Asia’s biggest arm wrestling tournament - the Pro Panja League - to Goa on Friday, 19 March. The Pro Panja Mega Matches - 2 will be held just before the main event fight between Vijender Singh and Artysh Lopsan on the rooftop of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship.
Mar 17, 2021 13:03
SINGAPORE: ONE Championship (ONE), Wednesday announced that reality television series, The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition, will premiere in India on Republic TV on 20 March, with new episodes airing every Saturday.
Mar 16, 2021 15:03
GOA: Online gaming platform PokerBaazi.com has joined hands with IOS Boxing Promotions as an associate sponsor for the upcoming Battle on Ship 2021.  The event will see Olympic Bronze medalist Vijender Singh, who is set to make his return to the ring on the rooftop of Majestic Pride Ship docked in Goa on March 19 against Artysh Lopsan, the Russian super-middleweight boxer. 
Mar 15, 2021 18:03
NEW DELHI: The Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) has confirmed that the Asian Boxing Championships, which had been allotted to New Delhi and was supposed to be held last year in November and December but shelved due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will now take place from May 21 to May 31. 
Mar 12, 2021 17:03
NEW DELHI: India's professional boxing star Vijender Singh will fight Russia's Artysh Lopsan in his return to the ring after a year disrupted by COVID-19. Vijender and Losan will square off on March 19 in a super middle-weight (76kg) showdown on the rooftop deck of the Majestic Pride Casino Ship in Panaji, Goa. Lopsan's name was revealed at a press conference here.