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Vijender Singh suffers first loss of professional career after fifth-round knockout at the hands of Artysh Lopsan
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Vijender Singh suffers first loss of professional career after fifth-round knockout at the hands of Artysh Lopsan

Vijender, a bronze medallist at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and who had turned professional in 2015, entered the bout with a 12-0 record but lost .

Unbeaten Vijender Singh confident of knocking out Artysh Lopsan after returning from break
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Unbeaten Vijender Singh confident of knocking out Artysh Lopsan after returning from break

Vijender, who has an unbeaten 12-0 record in professional boxing (including eight knockouts), termed Lopsan as a good fighter, but said that he was aiming to finish the bout in early rounds.

LZ Promotions' 'India Unleashed' fight night set to mark new chapter in Indian professional boxing
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LZ Promotions' 'India Unleashed' fight night set to mark new chapter in Indian professional boxing

The event, organised by US-based LZ Promotion and sanctioned by the Indian Boxing Council (IBC), will have 10 fight cards in its lineup

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather's exhibition bout in Tokyo postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions
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Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather's exhibition bout in Tokyo postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions

Retired ex-champ Mayweather, 43, was scheduled to fight against an unnamed opponent at Tokyo Dome on 28 February, but organisers pulled the plug with Japan's borders closed to almost all foreign arrivals.

Gennady Golovkin outpunches Kamil Szeremeta to set middleweight title defence record
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Gennady Golovkin outpunches Kamil Szeremeta to set middleweight title defence record

The Kazakh star ended the longest ring absence of his 14-year professional career with a systematic dismantling of Poland's Szeremeta (21-1) at the Seminole Hard Rock 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.

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.

Olympic quota secured, boxer Vikas Krishan plans to return to professional boxing in August-September
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Olympic quota secured, boxer Vikas Krishan plans to return to professional boxing in August-September

"The Olympics, as you know, have been postponed, so I am planning to go back to professional boxing by August-end or early September. By then, I hope international flights will resume and logistics can be worked out," Vikas said.

Tyson Fury says both he and Anthony Joshua have to focus on individual bouts before before much-hyped title showdown
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Tyson Fury says both he and Anthony Joshua have to focus on individual bouts before before much-hyped title showdown

Tyson Fury said he was eager to give British boxing fans what they want by fighting Anthony Joshua for the undisputed world heavyweight title but he said the duo must focus on their immediate opponents to make such a match happen.

Coronavirus Outbreak: 'No fans in stadiums, officials judging from home', says World Boxing Council's protocol for fights amid pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 'No fans in stadiums, officials judging from home', says World Boxing Council's protocol for fights amid pandemic

The WBC has produced a protocol for fights during the coronavirus pandemic that limits, for instance, a four-fight card to about 40-50 people at a venue

Tyson Fury's promoter looks forward to all-British bout with Anthony Joshua, but will wait for Deontay Wilder's call on rematch first
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Tyson Fury's promoter looks forward to all-British bout with Anthony Joshua, but will wait for Deontay Wilder's call on rematch first

Tyson Fury’s promoter Frank Warren wants the new WBC heavyweight champion to fight fellow Briton Anthony Joshua next in a world title unification bout but says Deontay Wilder will first have to be persuaded to forgo an immediate rematch.

Deontay Wilder says his elaborate pre-fight costume, which weighed 40 pounds, wore him down before Tyson Fury did
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Deontay Wilder says his elaborate pre-fight costume, which weighed 40 pounds, wore him down before Tyson Fury did

Deontay Wilder says the elaborate outfit he wore on his ring walk, which weighed some 40 pounds, wore him down so much that he didn't have the legs to withstand Tyson Fury in their heavyweight title fight on Saturday

Tyson Fury 'sure' of Deontay Wilder accepting rematch, but ready to face Anthony Joshua if American declines
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Tyson Fury 'sure' of Deontay Wilder accepting rematch, but ready to face Anthony Joshua if American declines

Tyson Fury says he expects Deontay Wilder to take up the option of a rematch of their heavyweight championship bout but is ready for fellow Briton Anthony Joshua if the American declines.

All the pressure is on Anthony Joshua, says World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr ahead of re-match in Saudi Arabia
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All the pressure is on Anthony Joshua, says World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr ahead of re-match in Saudi Arabia

Mexican-American Ruiz produced one of boxing’s biggest upsets when he dethroned the previously undefeated world champion Joshua with a seventh-round stoppage at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Amit Panghal on lessons from World Boxing Championships final's loss, scouting competitors in new weight class
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Amit Panghal on lessons from World Boxing Championships final's loss, scouting competitors in new weight class

This year, Panghal has won gold at the Asian Championships, the top prize at Europe’s oldest amateur boxing tournament, the Strandzha Cup, to go with his historic silver at the World Championships.

British ex-world champion Nigel Benn to make one-off return to ring at 55 in order to gain 'closure'
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British ex-world champion Nigel Benn to make one-off return to ring at 55 in order to gain 'closure'

British former world champion Nigel Benn has announced he will return to boxing for a one-off fight at the age of 55 in order to gain "closure" after struggling with drug abuse and depression earlier in his career.

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev passes away after sustaining injuries in super-lightweight bout in US
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Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev passes away after sustaining injuries in super-lightweight bout in US

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries sustained in a fight in Maryland, the Russian boxing federation announced on Tuesday.

California boxing licence returned to Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev who forcibly kissed a reporter
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California boxing licence returned to Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev who forcibly kissed a reporter

California State Athletic Commission has lifted the suspension of Kubrat Pulev, imposed in May, after he kissed a reporter in an interview. She filed a complaint asserting the kiss was forced and unwelcome.

Vijender Singh says British boxer Amir Khan relishes fighting with juniors, will fight him 'anywhere'
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Vijender Singh says British boxer Amir Khan relishes fighting with juniors, will fight him 'anywhere'

Vijender Singh has responded to Amir Khan's challenge and has said that he will fight Khan anytime and will even lose weight to come down to his division