Boxing

Indian boxer Ashish Chaudhary knocked out in the first round of Tokyo Olympics.© Twitter Indian boxer Ashish Chaudhary (75kg) paid for an underwhelming start as his maiden Olympic appearance ended with an opening-round loss to China’s Erbieke Touheta here on Monday. The 27-year-old former Asian silver-medallist went down 0-5 in the bout, which could have
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Vikas Krishan was out-punched 0-5 by Japan’s Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa.© AFP Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (69kg) was out-punched 0-5 and left with a bloodied eye by local favourite Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa as he bowed out of Olympics here on Saturday after fighting with a shoulder injury in the opening round. The 29-year-old Vikas
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Manny Pacquiao sat at ringside in Arlington, Texas, at AT&T Stadium on March 16, 2019, as Errol Spence Jr. dominated Mikey Garcia and scored a shutout in their heavily hyped welterweight title fight. Pacquiao entered the ring after the bout and Spence quickly said he’d love to fight the Filipino superstar. But members of Pacquiao’s
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For the first time ever, two Olympic gold medal-winning boxers will face off in the professional ranks.  Anthony Joshua, the current unified heavyweight titleholder and 2012 Olympic super-heavyweight gold medalist, will face Oleksandr Usyk, the 2012 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist, on Sept. 25. And it’s taking place on a grand stage: London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium,
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Indian athletes, including the boxers and shooters, hit the ground running as they started their pre-Olympic training, hoping to live up to massive expectations in the pandemic-hit Games. With the boxing competition getting underway on July 24 at the Ryogoku Kokugikan, the Indian pugilists, both men and women, sweated it out in their first training
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In a telephonic interview to PTI before the nine Olympic-qualified boxers left for Tokyo on Saturday, Indian boxing‘s High Performance Director Santiago Nieva spoke about the many changes that have been brought in to the boxers’ approach and technique for a successful Olympic outing. “It’s like the big final exam after studying hard,” said Nieva,
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It’s been almost impossible to separate Jermell and identical twin brother Jermall Charlo, both in terms of appearance and in terms of their boxing accomplishments. But on Saturday, that may change. Jermell Charlo is favored to defeat Brian Castaño on Saturday in San Antonio to become the first undisputed super welterweight champion in the four-belt
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