Boxing

New World Series of Boxing franchises record victories as Cuba Domadores set standard

By Michael Pavitt

Gabriel Maestre was one of the stars as Venzeuela Caciques upset the Azerbaijan Baku Fires ©WSBThe second round of World Series of Boxing (WSB) Group B matches saw two new franchises claim victories, while the USA Knockouts continued their winning start and in Group A, and the defending champions the Cuba Domadores replicated their dominant opening fixture win, with another 5-0 triumph.

Pfeifer becomes APB super heavyweight champion as World Series of Boxing continues

By Michael Pavitt

Erik Pfeifer has become the AFP Super Heavyweight Champion ©AIBAGermany's Erik Pfeifer has been crowned the first super heavyweight champion in the International Boxing Association Pro Boxing (APB) Inaugural Title Match in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Sydney Olympic champion among appointments to International Boxing Association Commissions

By Paul Osborne 

AIBA President CK Wu has completed the appointment of members, including the chairs, of 11 AIBA Commissions ©AIBAInternational Boxing Association (AIBA) President CK Wu has completed his appointments of members, including chairpersons, for 11 AIBA Commissions.

Mixed fortunes for World Series of Boxing debutants as Kazakh fighter fails drug test

By Michael Pavitt

Astanta Arlans Kazakhstan enjoyed a comfortable win over the debutants from Venezuela ©WSBNew World Series of Boxing (WSB) franchises endured mixed results tonight, with Puerto Rico Hurricanes securing a 3-2 victory over Rafako Hussars Poland while Caciques Venezuela lost 5-0 to Season III winners Astana Arlans Kazakhstan.

Defending champions Cuba Domadores romp to opening World Series of Boxing win

By Michael Pavitt

The Cuba Domadores will look to replicate a dominant Season IV this year ©Getty ImagesReigning World Series of Boxing (WSB) champions Cuba Domadores romped to victory in their first fixture of Season V, beating tournament newcomers Morocco Atlas Lions 5-0 in Havana, Cuba.

British Lionhearts mark return to World Series of Boxing with victory

By Michael Pavitt

Both the British Lionhearts and the China Dragons were marking their return to the competition ©Getty ImagesThe British Lionhearts have enjoyed a winning return to the World Series of Boxing (WSB) after they defeated the China Dragons 3-2 at York Hall, London.

Olympic qualification on agenda at World Series of Boxing Season V

By Emily Goddard

The Cuba Domadores will be hoping to successfully defend their title at Season V of the World Series of Boxing ©WSBSome of the world's greatest boxers are preparing for Season V of the World Series of Boxing (WSB), which gets underway this month.

Sports Ministry recognise Boxing India despite Indian Olympic Association opposition

By Nick Butler

India's Sports Ministry has accepted the internationally approved boxing body, but the IOA still refuse to do so ©AFP/Getty ImagesA growing rift between the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the country's Sports Ministry looks to have widened after the Government department accepted the National Boxing Federation of India's request to call itself Boxing India.

Devi plans to use year ban from boxing to prepare for Rio 2016 and write autobiography

By Nick Butler

Sarita Devi was banned after refused to accept the bronze medal she won in Incheon ©Getty ImagesIndian boxer Sarita Devi has vowed to use the one-year ban imposed after she refused to accept an Asian Games bronze medal to build towards winning an Olympic title at Rio 2016, while she also claims she plans to release an autobiography.
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