Boxing Archive


Germany 2-3 Italy, the Eagles pinch a point

Lausanne, Feb 8, 2014: Team Germany managed to take what could prove to be a crucial point from the visiting Italians in their bid to hold onto third place in Group A this weekend. With both the USA Knockouts and the Algeria Desert Hawks breathing down their necks in the table, the


Mexico 3-2 Azerbaijan, Guerreros fight fire with fire

Lausanne, Feb 1, 2014: This weekend represented an enormous opportunity for the Azerbaijan Baku Fires. Had they won in Mexico City, then they would have pulled level with the Russian Boxing Team in the table of Group B. Season III semi-finalists, the Mexico Guerreros, were not interested in rolling over easily on


Cuba 5-0 Poland, Domadores Dynamite!

Lausanne, Feb 1, 2014: In a magnificent display of class, the Cuba Domadores again underlined why they are title favourites for many pundits this year. The resurgence in the Hussar’s form in the last few weeks counted for little when they found themselves up against the stand-out team in the World Series


AIBA opens Bid for APB Events

Lausanne, Jan 14, 2014: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is proud to reveal the official competition calendar of the groundbreaking AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Competition, which will kick-off in June 2014. At the end of January, the APB Boxers’ Selection and Ranking Committee will rank the final list of APB Boxers based


AIBA becomes Official Supporter of the Haiti

Lausanne, Dec 18, 2013: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is proud to announce a partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to make AIBA an Official Supporter of the Haiti Sport for Hope Project. Haiti, whose territory covers the western part of the Caribbean island Hispaniola, became the first independent nation state


Ice-cold Russia freeze out the Fires

Lausanne, Dec 14, 2013: The Russian boxing team were in ruthless form today, as they firmly shut the door on World Series of Boxing (WSB) rivals the Azerbaijan Baku Fires and narrowed the gap on defending Champions the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan in the Group B table. The Russians showed that a top


GB in the 2013 SportAccord World Combat Games

Saint Petersburg, Oct 26, 2013: After nine days of intense competitions, the 2013 SportAccord World Combat Games have come to an end. The last competitions of today were in Fencing and Wushu. This second edition of the World Combat Games saw hard fought battles in 15 different martial arts and combat sports,


Gamal Yafai and Aram Avagyan in bout

Almaty, Kazakhstan, October 17, 2013: Gamal, In today’s afternoon session, we enjoyed a thriller between an AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) boxer and a former World Series of Boxing (WSB) boxer in a display of extraordinary class at the AIBA World Boxing Championships Almaty 2013. It was the turn of the Bantamweights (56kg)


Tough first bout for Serge Michel but Byamba impresses

Almaty, Oct 16, 2013: Byamba, With another day over at the AIBA World Boxing Championships Almaty 2013, we take a few moments to catch our breath and look at this evening’s events. As you would expect at a tournament of this level, there was some top draw boxing on display. None of


Artem Harutyunyan took on Clarence Bojang

Almaty, Oct 15, 2013: Harutyunyan, In another great afternoon of boxing at the 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan, the Lightweights (60kg) and Light Welterweights (64kg) took to the ring for their first preliminary bouts. We had some World Series of Boxing (WSB) stars on display along with several Road