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Teófimo López takes down pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko in terrific performance
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Teófimo López takes down pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko in terrific performance

Prior to the fight, Teófimo López talked a big game. Vasiliy Lomachenko simply said ‘we’ll see in the ring’. On Sunday, López was simply too good, too young and too big for Lomachenko.

Teofimo Lopez stuns Vasiliy Lomachenko to become undisputed world lightweight champion
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Teofimo Lopez stuns Vasiliy Lomachenko to become undisputed world lightweight champion

Lopez, 16-0 with 12 knockouts, became the lightweight king in a fight that appeared to be closer than the lopsided judges' scorecards indicated at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez preview, prediction: Ukrainian veteran to dismantle American upstart in boxing masterclass
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Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez preview, prediction: Ukrainian veteran to dismantle American upstart in boxing masterclass

The fight dubbed ‘Winner Takes All’ may have a majority of belts in the lightweight division up for grabs, but what’s really at stake between Vasyl Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez is something far more personal: each others' championship.

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to face Kubrat Pulev in rescheduled fight in December
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Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to face Kubrat Pulev in rescheduled fight in December

December's bout will be the first time Joshua has fought since outpointing Andy Ruiz Jr to regain his titles on 7 December, 2019.

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain tests positive for coronavirus, misses flight to Italy for training-cum-competition trip
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Boxer Lovlina Borgohain tests positive for coronavirus, misses flight to Italy for training-cum-competition trip

While two other boxers could not travel for other reasons, Olympic quota winner Lovlina missed it after contracting the virus, following a visit to her home town in Assam where she went to see her ailing mother.

Kubrat Pulev confirms bout with world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on 12 December in London
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Kubrat Pulev confirms bout with world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on 12 December in London

Britain's Joshua was originally scheduled to fight Pulev on 20 June, with a second date in July also mooted amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo-bound Indian boxers to travel to Europe for training, competition; MC Mary Kom among three to opt out
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Tokyo-bound Indian boxers to travel to Europe for training, competition; MC Mary Kom among three to opt out

In all, a 28-member contingent will travel, including 10 men and six women boxers along with the support staff. The exposure has been sanctioned by the government at an estimated cost of Rs 1.31 crore.

Pacquiao vs McGregor may result in plenty of dollars for UFC star, but risk far outweighs the reward
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Pacquiao vs McGregor may result in plenty of dollars for UFC star, but risk far outweighs the reward

The upcoming bout between Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor is likely to be different from the MMA star's foray with Floyd Mayweather Jr. It is because while Mayweather did not knock McGregor out senseless, Pacquiao can do precisely that.

Tokyo Olympics 2020-bound boxer Amit Panghal used lockdown to work on tackling taller opponents
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Tokyo Olympics 2020-bound boxer Amit Panghal used lockdown to work on tackling taller opponents

In the six months after earning a Tokyo Olympics 2020 quota, Amit Panghal has not competed due to the coronavirus pandemic, or even sparred in training. He's used the past few months though on fine-tuning his technique to counter taller boxers in his weight class.

Tokyo-bound boxer Vikas Krishan focussed on learning new skill-set from professional boxing to fulfil Olympic dream
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Tokyo-bound boxer Vikas Krishan focussed on learning new skill-set from professional boxing to fulfil Olympic dream

The World Champion boxer, who is known for his risk-taking, further spoke about how his family is still reluctant on him making a switch to professional boxing.

Manny Pacquiao camp says Conor McGregor fight being considered, acknowledge 'tremendous global event'
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Manny Pacquiao camp says Conor McGregor fight being considered, acknowledge 'tremendous global event'

Sean Gibbons, president of Manny Pacquiao Promotions, said a fight between the eight-division world champion and McGregor would be a "tremendous global event."

Australia appoint mental health coach, introduce boxing sessions for 'bubble' cricketers
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Australia appoint mental health coach, introduce boxing sessions for 'bubble' cricketers

With players spending extended periods in bubbles, away from their families, Langer is acutely aware that managing mental health is as important as his players' physical wellbeing as they prepare to take on India in a Test series.

'Large part' of Tokyo-bound German boxing team contracts COVID-19 while training in Austria
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'Large part' of Tokyo-bound German boxing team contracts COVID-19 while training in Austria

The group, made up of 18 boxers and seven other staff members, must now remain in quarantine at the training camp in Laengenfeld in Tirol, DBV director Michael Mueller said.

Boxing Federation of India sets sights on increasing women's representation in administration to 25 percent
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Boxing Federation of India sets sights on increasing women's representation in administration to 25 percent

No woman holds a top position in the BFI's administrative fabric as of now even though a sizeable number is there in coaching as well as the technical officials' group.

'Will bring an Olympic gold next year, Khel Ratna will follow,' says boxer Vikas Krishan after missing out on top honour for second time
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'Will bring an Olympic gold next year, Khel Ratna will follow,' says boxer Vikas Krishan after missing out on top honour for second time

When I will return with Olympic gold, the committee will have to acknowledge my performance and recommend me for a Khel Ratna," Vikas, only the second Indian boxer to qualify for three Olympics, said.

'Hum toh shadow bangaye': Boxer Manoj Kumar's coach Rajesh Kumar Rajound on Dronacharya snub
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'Hum toh shadow bangaye': Boxer Manoj Kumar's coach Rajesh Kumar Rajound on Dronacharya snub

After being snubbed for the Dronacharya, two-time Olympian Manoj Kumar's brother, Rajesh Kumar Rajound, said: "Gareeb aadmi ke liye sirf samaan hi sab kuch hota hai."

National Sports Awards 2020: Manoj Kumar writes to Kiren Rijiju asking Dronacharya for brother, coach
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National Sports Awards 2020: Manoj Kumar writes to Kiren Rijiju asking Dronacharya for brother, coach

Boxer Manoj Kumar wrote to the Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju asking for his brother and personal coach Rajesh Kumar Rajound to be nominated for the Dronacharya Award this year.

Coronavirus outbreak: Asian Boxing Championship in India postponed by a year to 2021
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Coronavirus outbreak: Asian Boxing Championship in India postponed by a year to 2021

The 2020 Asian Boxing Championship was to be held in India in November-December

Ace boxer L Sarita Devi tests positive for COVID-19, currently asymptomatic
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Ace boxer L Sarita Devi tests positive for COVID-19, currently asymptomatic

Imphal-based veteran boxer Sarita Devi, who is currently asymptomatic, is the second pugilist to test positive for the virus after Dingko Singh.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vikas Krishan staying focused on goal despite coronavirus forcing longest-ever off-season
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vikas Krishan staying focused on goal despite coronavirus forcing longest-ever off-season

Despite the coronavirus pandemic disrupting their preparations for the Olympics and imposing upon them their longest off-seasons, Bajrang Punia and Vikas Krishan, two of India's biggest hopes for a medal at Tokyo 2020 are upbeat.