Boxing

Boxer Nevin denies horror attack was over woman as he faces months out with broken legs

By Gary Anderson

April 13 - John Joe Nevin claims the attack that has left him with two broken legs was out of jealousy ©AFP/Getty ImagesIrish boxer John Joe Nevin has rubbished rumours he was attacked in a dispute over a woman which has left the London 2012 silver medallist facing months out of the ring with two broken legs.

Cuba into WSB semi-finals despite defecting member

By Emily Goddard

Marcos Forestal has defected from his Cuban team ©Getty ImagesApril 13 - The Cuba Domadores have booked their place in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-finals despite one of the team members defecting.

Olympic silver medallist Nevin recovering in hospital after leg broken in horror attack

By Gary Anderson

April 8 - Irish boxer John Joe Nevin suffered a broken leg following a vicious attack in Mullingar last weekend ©Getty Images Ireland's Olympic boxing silver medallist John Joe Nevin is recovering in hospital after having his shin bone re-set following a horror attack that left him with a broken leg in what is being described as an "extended family dispute".

AIBA Pro Boxing set for October debut

By Emily Goddard

The first AIBA Pro Boxing event will take place on October 24 this year ©AIBAApril 7 - The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has revealed that its historic first AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) event will take place on October 24 this year.

Defending champions Kazakhstan to face Azerbaijan in World Series of Boxing semi-finals

By Emily Goddard

Mihai Nistor's loss to Mahamed Nurudzinau was enough to give Azerbaijan Baku Fires a place in the WSB semi-finals ©AIBAApril 5 - Defending World Series of Boxing (WSB) champions the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan will face the Azerbaijan Baku Fires in the semi-finals after both teams won their respective quarterfinals against Team Germany and Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder.

Russia dispatch Ukraine with ease while Cubans blitz US in WSB quarter-finals

By Gary Anderson

April 4 - The Ukraine Otamans had no answer to Russia's power in the WSB quarter-final clash in Donetsk ©WSBThe Russian Boxing Team are the first side through to the semi-finals of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) after they crushed the Ukraine Otamans 4-1 in their second-leg quarter-final meeting in Donetsk tonight, while the Cuba Domadores recorded a clean-sweep against the USA Knockouts in Havana.

Salem steps in to stage USA versus Cuba boxing match after Florida postponement

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – Erislandy Savón right of the Cuba Domadores will be in action at Rockingham Park in Salem ©Latin Content/Getty ImagesThe second leg of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-final clash between the USA Knockouts and Cuba Domadores will now take place in Salem, New Hampshire, after the original bout which was scheduled to take place on March 28 in Fort Lauderdale was postponed.

Indian boxing to be temporarily run by ad-hoc committee

By Gary Anderson

April 3 – IOA President N Ramachandran has announced an ad-hoc committee to run boxing in India ©Getty Images The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has formed a temporary committee which will run boxing in the country, as the sport continues its efforts to reorganise following the termination of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) last month.

Russia dominate Ukraine in highly charged World Series of Boxing quarter-final

By Gary Anderson

March 31 – Russia and Ukraine went head-to-head in a highly charged WSB quarter-final in Moscow ©WSBIn what was a highly charged match considering the ongoing political and military tensions between the two countries, Russia's boxers exerted dominance over their Ukrainian rivals with an emphatic win in their World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarter-final clash.
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