With and without controversy, Indian march to medals at Women’s World Boxing Championships continues

11:35 PM ET Jonathan SelvarajESPN At the conclusion of her women’s 64kg category bout against Megan Reid, India’s Simranjeet Kaur, having taking a unanimous points decision, headed to her opponent’s corner. The Scotswoman’s chief coach greeted the Indian warmly, putting his arm around her shoulders and congratulating her. It was behaviour in stark contrast to […]

Sonia downs former world champion to enter quarter-finals

Another Indian boxer advanced to the quarter-finals of the AIBA World Championships as Sonia overcame a stiff challenge from Stanimira Petrova of Bulgaria in the women’s 57kg category on Monday. She is the third Indian boxer after Mary Kom and Manisha Moun to enter the quarters. In a thrilling bout against 2014 world champion Petrova, […]

Boxing results: Claressa Shields shuts out Hannah Rankin

Boxing results: Claressa Shields shuts out Hannah Rankin

Don’t miss any action. Sign up for the free BN newsletter(s) here TWO-time Olympic champion Claressa Shields is fast on her way to becoming an undisputed professional world champion. She shut out Scotland’s Hannah Rankin, 100-90 for all three judges at the Kansas Star Arena, to add the vacant WBC middleweight […]

Clacton: Professional boxing returns after 80 years

Clacton: Professional boxing returns after 80 years

Image copyright Shane Leach Image caption Boxer Tommy Jacobs celebrates a win with his brother Matt Professional boxing is making a comeback to a seaside town for the first time in nearly 80 years. Promoter Essex Boxing Organisation (EBO) says the series of bouts at the Princes Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea, is a “huge deal”. The last […]

Local boxing legends come out to support the Rescue Mission of M

Local boxing legends come out to support the Rescue Mission of M

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - On Nov. 17 at 12 pm to 3 pm, The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley will host local boxers and trainers to come together for a meet and greet to support the Mahoning Valley’s “Move Our Mission” event.  Local boxers and trainers will serve a meal at the mission and get a private […]

Women’s World Boxing Championships: Australia’s Anja Staridsman advances to second round after beating Cordero Hernanadez

Women’s World Boxing Championships: Australia’s Anja Staridsman advances to second round after beating Cordero Hernanadez

New Delhi: Most of the medal contenders won their respective bouts on the opening day of AIBA Women’s World Championships with Commonwealth Games gold medallist Anja Staridsman of Australia advancing to the second round in a split verdict here Thursday. New Delhi’s KD Jadhav Indor Stadium during the opening day of the Women’s World Boxing […]

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