Vikas Krishan assured himself shot at Olympic qualification by beating Kenya’s Nickson Abaka in a six-round contest of the AIBA Pro Boxing fight night on Saturday .
By fighting APB contest, Vikas Krishan would earn right to compete in 2016 APB and WSB Olympic Qualifier in Vargas.
India are currently without a national boxing federation and process of making new one has turned out to be along-drawn one.
Mixed reactions for the decision of International Boxing Association to allow professional boxers in Olympic games.
Vikas Krishan is currently in Bhiwani ahead of competing in India’s first ever AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) fight night on June 11.
As the world mourned Muhammad Ali, his death held special meaning in his hometown, where the boxing great was the city’s favourite son.
Muhammad Ali had come to Kolkata in 1990 on a special invitation from Mohammedan Sporting and wowed many fans with his magic tricks.
Muhammad Ali, former world heavyweight champion, died at the age of 74 suffering from respiratory issues.
Muhammad Ali is fighting respiratory issues that are complicated by the Parkinson’s that he was diagnosed with in the 1980s
Lomachenko believes current pros shouldn’t attempt to crowd into Rio field and need time to understand the demands of Olympic fighting.
The IBC has so far conducted two fight cards and will be holding its biggest event so far on July 16 when Vijender Singh competes for the WBO Asia title
Vijender Singh is scheduled to fight for the WBO Asia title belt on July 16 in the national capital.
Shiva Thapa is the lone Indian to have booked a berth for Rio in boxing and it will be his second visit after he represented India in London games.
Sonia Lather, a silver-medallist at 2012 Asian Championships, said she could have achieved a lot more after that had it not been for ‘politics’.
The lone Indian boxer to make the medal rounds, Sonia Lather lost 1-2 but her silver ensured her a berth to Rio 2016 Olympics.