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Australia's George Kambosos stuns Teofimo Lopez to become unified lightweight champion
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Australia's George Kambosos stuns Teofimo Lopez to become unified lightweight champion

The 28-year-old Kambosos snatched the WBA, IBF and WBO belts in a close slugfest at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden that left the fighters bloodied and bruised by the end of the 12th round

AIBA reforms push to secure boxing's Olympic future; polls in 2022, liaison officer to work with IOC
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AIBA reforms push to secure boxing's Olympic future; polls in 2022, liaison officer to work with IOC

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), suspended AIBA in 2019 and conducted the Tokyo Olympics boxing event through a task force

Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter preview: 'Showtime' Porter out to challenge himself against 'elite talent' Crawford
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Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter preview: 'Showtime' Porter out to challenge himself against 'elite talent' Crawford

Like many others in this sport, Shawn Porter is a good fighter. A really good fighter. To his credit, he’s been willing to do what few others have. Step up and fight the best. Challenge himself. Win, lose or draw.

World Boxing Championship: Likely to re-examine decision on selected players for Turkey, BFI tells Delhi High Court
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World Boxing Championship: Likely to re-examine decision on selected players for Turkey, BFI tells Delhi High Court

On 10 November, the court had issued notice to BFI and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on the petition by the Arundhati Chowdhary who challenged her non-selection and claimed that Lovlina Borgohain had been selected without a trial for the world championship

Trials 'all but certain' for Indian women boxers with world championships pushed to March 2022
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Trials 'all but certain' for Indian women boxers with world championships pushed to March 2022

Lovlina Borgohain's direct selection for world championships had become a major controversy after it was opposed by national gold-winner Arundhati Choudhary, who has taken the matter to Delhi High Court.

Women's world boxing championship postponed as AIBA says 'COVID-19 situation too difficult'
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Women's world boxing championship postponed as AIBA says 'COVID-19 situation too difficult'

The Women's World Championships were tentatively planned from 4 to 18 December in Istanbul. Turkey has been logging cases in excess of 25,000 regularly.

Delhi HC seeks BFI reply on boxer's plea against not being considered for world championship
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Delhi HC seeks BFI reply on boxer's plea against not being considered for world championship

The high court issued notice to the BFI and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on the petition by the 19-year-old boxer who said that Olympic bronze-winner Lovlina Borgohain has been selected without a trial

AIBA women's world boxing set to be postponed due to COVID-19
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AIBA women's world boxing set to be postponed due to COVID-19

The decision to postpone the championships could be announced anytime this week. The tournament was tentatively planned from 4-18 December in Istanbul

Bhaskar Bhatt set to coach women's boxing team; no trials for world championship
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Bhaskar Bhatt set to coach women's boxing team; no trials for world championship

The women's world championships is scheduled to take place in December in Istanbul. The dates of the competition have not yet been finalised

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez knocks out Caleb Plant to make super middleweight history
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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez knocks out Caleb Plant to make super middleweight history

Alvarez, with a complete collections of 168 pound titles, becomes just the sixth fighter since the WBO began sanctioning world title fights in 1988 to hold all four belts from the separate governing bodies at the same time.

Men's Boxing World Championships: Debutant Akash Kumar secures India's first medal in Belgrade, four others bow out
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Men's Boxing World Championships: Debutant Akash Kumar secures India's first medal in Belgrade, four others bow out

Akash prevailed 5-0 with a fabulous performance which was a perfect mix of powerful punching and great showmanship.

Men's Boxing World Championships: Shiva Thapa enters quarter-finals
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Men's Boxing World Championships: Shiva Thapa enters quarter-finals

Thapa will square off against Turkey's Kerem Oezmen in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night.

Boxing Men's World Championships: Akash Kumar, Narender Berwal through to quarter-finals
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Boxing Men's World Championships: Akash Kumar, Narender Berwal through to quarter-finals

While Akash staved off a stiff challenge from Puerto Rico's Caleb Tirado to clinch it 5-0, Narender pummelled a heavily distracted and mostly sluggish Jakhon Qurbonov of Tajikistan, stopping him in the second round itself.

Boxing Men's World Championships: Sumit sails into pre-quarters after outpunching Abdumalik Boltaev
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Boxing Men's World Championships: Sumit sails into pre-quarters after outpunching Abdumalik Boltaev

Sumit prevailed 5-0 in the bout against Boltaev, who wasn't lacking in intent but was definitely nowhere close to the Indian when it came to punching cleanly.

Men’s World Boxing Championships: Sanjeet, Akash Kumar advance to pre-quarterfinals
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Men’s World Boxing Championships: Sanjeet, Akash Kumar advance to pre-quarterfinals

Akash will face Puerto Rico's Pagan Caleb Tirado in the last-16 stage.

Men’s World Boxing Championships: Narender Berwal, Rohit Mor enter last-16 with facile win
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Men’s World Boxing Championships: Narender Berwal, Rohit Mor enter last-16 with facile win

While Berwal stopped Sierra Leone's Mohamed Kendeh, Mor proved too good for Bosnia and Herzegovina's Alen Rahimic, winning 5-0.

Shiva Thapa, Deepak Bohria advance in World Boxing Championships
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Shiva Thapa, Deepak Bohria advance in World Boxing Championships

Five-time Asian medallist Thapa, competing in his third world championship, produced a fine tactical performance to prevail 5-0 against Kenya's Victor Nyadera.

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte hoping to fight Tyson Fury for WBC title
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British heavyweight Dillian Whyte hoping to fight Tyson Fury for WBC title

Whyte last week pulled out of his scheduled fight with Wallin this Saturday, citing a shoulder injury.

Boxing: India's Lovlina Borgohain, Shiva Thapa in contention for place in AIBA athletes committee
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Boxing: India's Lovlina Borgohain, Shiva Thapa in contention for place in AIBA athletes committee

AIBA received 34 nominations from five confederations, of which 27 were found to be eligible by its ethics committee.

Men’s World Boxing Championships: Akash Sangwan, Rohit Mor give India winning start
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Men’s World Boxing Championships: Akash Sangwan, Rohit Mor give India winning start

Akash Sangwan (67kg) stormed into the second round with a comprehensive 5-0 triumph over Turkey's Furkan Adem.