Tag: Boxer

  • World’s Greatest Women’s Boxer Claressa Shields signs with the PFL to take on the sport of MMA

    World’s Greatest Women’s Boxer Claressa Shields signs with the PFL to take on the sport of MMA

    New York, December 1, 2020: Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative league in the world, today announced the signing of Claressa Shields, considered the best female boxer in the world. The 25-year old American is a three-division boxing world champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist. Shields, who has won all 10…

  • Official Draw for World Boxing Championships announced

    Almaty – Kazakhstan, Oct 13, 2013: The Official Draw has taken place for the 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. 457 boxers from 100 nations have successfully made weight and been drawn for the competition which kicks-off tomorrow. The hall was a veritable sea of colour with a hundred different team tracksuits on…

  • Fred Evans Main goal to succeed in APB

    Lausanne, August 2, 2013: This week AIBA Pro Boxing’s (APB) Boxer of the Week social media campaign returned to Wales to talk to Barry based boxing wizard Fred Evans. The 2011 European Champion and London 2012 Olympic silver medallist answered questions that were put to him by fans on the APB facebook page and APB…

  • Qatar (Doha) will host Boxing World 2015

    Jeju – Korea, July 17, 2013: On Day Two of its 2013-2014 Meeting, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee (EC) awarded the 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships to the city of Doha (Qatar). Doha faced stiff opposition in the form of a rival bid committee representing the city of Bangkok (Thailand). Fully supported by…

  • AIBA Statement against the accusations

    Lausanne – Switzerland, June 30, 2013: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) strongly defends its position and images tarnished by non-AIBA pro boxing organizations in regard to the Olympic Games. As defined in Chapter 1, Point 6 of the Olympic Charter, the Olympic Games “are competitions between athletes in individual or team events and not between…

  • APB unveils its boxers’ roster through “Boxer of the Week” campaign

    APB unveils its boxers’ roster through “Boxer of the Week” campaign

    Lausanne – Switzerland, May 17, 2013: Just a few hours after the wrap-up of the third and most impressive World Series of Boxing (WSB) season to date, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) was pleased to launch an exciting Social Media campaign named APB “Boxer of the Week”, designed to unveil step by step the entire…

  • Olympic Boxing: Olympic Games box clever

    Olympic Boxing: Olympic Games box clever

    Lausanne, Switzerland, 18 August 2012 – Considered to be one of the finest Olympic boxing competitions of all time, London 2012 will hold fond memories for the boxing family and the Olympic Movement. With the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) working closely together, fans…

  • Serik Sapiyev receives Best Boxer Trophy

    Serik Sapiyev receives Best Boxer Trophy

    http://theolympicssports.com/wp-admin/edit.php?post_status=publish&post_type=post&seo_filter=naLondon, Great Britain, August 12, 2012: Impressive and dominant from start to finish, Kazak Serik Sapiyev not only claimed the Olympic Welterweight (69kg) title, but has also been awarded the coveted Best Men’s Boxer at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Val Barker Trophy) by the accredited media. The southpaw, also a two-time AIBA World Champion…

  • Mekhontcev and Joshua crowned Olympic

    Mekhontcev and Joshua crowned Olympic

    London – Great Britain, August 12, 2012: Joshua, Five sensational bouts brought the London 2012 Olympic Games to a close at the packed ExCel Arena with the very best putting on a spectacular show in a fitting end to an unforgettable sixteen days of top-class action. The first final was the Flyweight (52kg) showdown between…

  • Murata and Usyk claim Olympic gold medals

    Murata and Usyk claim Olympic gold medals

    London – Great Britain, August 12, 2012: Campbell, On day fifteen of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, four boxers became Olympic Champions for the very first time whilst one made history by defending his title. The atmosphere at the packed ExCeL arena was once again fantastic for five contest of the very highest…