Category: Boxing

BOXING: All 36 Rio 2016 boxing officials banned from Tokyo 2020 after ‘questionable decisions’ lead to new rulings

All 36 boxing officials from the Rio 2016 Olympics have been banned from taking part in Tokyo 2020.

Despite an investigation by the International Boxing Association in 2017 finding no interference in results and recommending that Rio judges be reintegrated on a “case-by-case basis”, the IOC’s new criteria has ruled them ineligible for next year’s games.

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BOXING: Boxing champion Katie Taylor targets rematch with Persoon

Katie Taylor wants to fight Delfine Persoon again next summer and deliver a performance that will “shut everyone up” as she continues in her aim to be known as “the best ever”.

Taylor became the undisputed lightweight champion in June when she beat Belgium’s Persoon at Madison Square Garden, claiming the WBC belt to add to the WBA, IBF and WBO ones already in her possession.

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Tiara Brown Wins by a Fourth Round TKO over Dahianna Santana

On Saturday night at the A.C. Jordan Arena on the campus of Bowie State University, in Bowie, Maryland, there was an action-packed junior lightweight female bout featuring Tiara Brown, of Bladensburg, Maryland, facing road-warrior veteran and former IBF Featherweight world champion, Dahiana Santana, of the Dominican Republic.

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