This isn’t exactly the type of comeback you might have expected. But it is a springboard for Rio Olympics.
Mary’s nephews, a cousin and several aspiring boxers, including two girls live with the family.
Scandals have been as much a part of the sport as bloodied noses, hooks to the gut and grazed cheekbones.
Sarita Devi refuses to accept bronze, gives it to her Korean rival during medal ceremony at Asian Games.
Adile Sumariwala didn’t support Sarita’s behaviour as she felt that “AIBA won’t take her behaviour very kindly”.
India’s coach B Fernandez called it a clear case of cheating, but said it was useless to lodge a protest.
Gaurav Bhiduri, Mandeep Jangra and Kuldeep Singh bowed out after losing their respective quarters bouts.
Mary (51kg), Sarita (60kg) and Pooja (75kg) entered the semis of their respective weight categories.
It was curtains for Akhil after he lost an edge-of-the-seat last-16 bout on a bitter-sweet day for Indian boxing.
Manoj lost 1-2 to Kawachi Masatsugu, Devendro was declared winner after his opponent failed to turn up.
At halfway mark, referee decided that Lama had taken enough of a pounding and declared Akhil the winner.
Close on the heels of Mary Kom’s release, Mumbai’s women boxers talk about why they love to pack a punch.
The result renewed speculation about a long-awaited super-fight between Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
The election brought an end to a one-and-a-half-year period where Indian boxing had no official body.
The new body was elected via a secret ballot in the presence of two observers from world body AIBA.