"I don't know what they'll do to the enemy, but by God they frighten me!"
The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) has parted ways with another coach in the build-up to the rearranged Tokyo 2020 Olympics, after Billy McClean left the organisation.
Dusk was settling over the desert and a vast car park behind Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, where a stadium had been built to house the world-title fight between Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes, exactly 40 years ago next month, when veteran ring announcer Chuck Hull called for quiet before the bout began. "Pray silence" he requested, "while Gladys Knight, of Gladys Knight and the Pips, sings our glorious national anthem."
The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) altered the dates of its upcoming election and proposed sending the country's elite boxers to a European training camp at a special general meeting.
Alan Hubbard: Olympic medallist Minter should be remembered for more than just the Hagler horror story
Of the 150 or so boxers who have taken part in the principal pandemic punch-ups conducted behind closed doors over the last couple of months I have noticed only one, 25-year-old middleweight Denzel Bentley from Battersea in south London, has taken the knee as a symbolic gesture towards the Black Lives Matter movement. Yet there has been no Lewis Hamilton-like complaints from him just because nobody followed suit.
Britain’s Lauren Price and Pat McCormack have been ranked as the number one boxers in their weight divisions as the countdown continues to the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Asian Boxing Confederation's (ASBC) Referees and Judges Commission will hold a web seminar to help educate officials, in a bid to combat the reduction in activity caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The chairman of the Philippines House of Representatives Committee on Youth and Sports Development, Eric Martinez, has called the Tokyo 2020 Olympics the best opportunity to win the country's first gold medal and has outlined weightlifting and boxing as two of the nation's strongest sports.
The German Boxing Federation (DBV) have said a "large part" of their Olympic team has tested positive for coronavirus during a training camp in Austria.
Azerbaijan's Suleyman Mikayilov has declared his intention to stand for President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) when the governing body holds its elections later this year.
Boxer Alan Minter, a bronze medallist at the Munich 1972 Olympics, who went on to become middleweight world champion in 1980, has died at the age of 69 from cancer.
Pakistan's boxing coach Arshad Hussain has said the country should hold a training camp within the next few weeks to prepare for the final qualifier for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
USA Boxing has announced the appointment of Jonathan Prin to the national governing body's Board, as the general membership director.
Sixteen of Cuba's top prospects for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have resumed training sessions in the city of Camagüey in a bid to boost fitness before the restart of competition.
The Asian Boxing Confederation's (ASBC) "Back to Ring" webinar has been held as the sport looks to return to competition amid the threat of COVID-19.