The International Boxing Association has finalised a new initiative designed to nurture boxing careers. Based upon the four core pillars of sport, health, education and sustainability, the HeadsUp! charter is formally unveiled at the AIBA 2015 World Boxing Championships in […]
WSB boxer Jianguan Hu had already surprised Uzbekistan’s Shakhobiddin Zoirov in the preliminary rounds in Doha, and on quarter-final Saturday, the Chinese flyweight produced another sensational performance to eliminate Olzhas Sattibayev and set up a semi-final against Cuba’s own WSB […]
After 163 gripping bouts of boxing, Friday night brought the preliminary rounds of the 2015 AIBA World Championship to a close. Out of the 80 boxers left in the competition, nine Cubans remain, along with seven Azerbaijanis and seven Uzbekistanis […]
It was a good start to day four of the 2015 AIBA World Championships for the Uzbekistan team, with three boxers progressing through to the quarter finals despite a surprise defeat for Shakhobiddin Zoirov at the hands of China’s fleet-footed […]
Watching from the stands, Pacquiao clearly inspired his compatriot who simply started too fast for Joselito Velazquez, never letting the Mexican number one into their bout. Shortly afterwards, the match of the day saw Uzbekistan’s Murodjon Akhmadaliev, one of the […]
The President of the Qatar Boxing Federation Yousuf Ali Al Kazim and AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu welcomed a true legend of modern boxing, Manny Pacquiao, to Doha for the AIBA World Championships on Thursday morning. “It was an honour […]
As the total number of match-ups over the opening two days of competition reached 83, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees, was welcomed to ringside by AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu.
Early on Wednesday afternoon, 19-year-old Venezuelan flyweight Yoel Finol went into the ring as favourite against Zarip Jumayev, and the Turkmenistan’s number one’s strong combination punching wasn’t enough to stop Finol’s waves of attacks.
Following a spectacular finale to the afternoon’s preliminary bouts courtesy of American Joshua Temple’s big hitting, the crowds flocked to Doha’s Ali Bin Hamad Arena for the first evening of AIBA World Boxing Championship action.