Amateur Boxing

Groves opposes amateur boxing's headgear ban

George Groves thinks it's too risky for amateur fighters to compete without headgear. Is he right?

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6th annual Briscoe Awards

Check out Philadelphia's Fighter, Fight, Performance, Prospect, Rookie, and Amateur of the Year.

Lomachenko expected to sign with Top Rank

Top amateur and two-time Olympic gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko is expected to sign a pro deal with Top Rank, according to Ukrainian media.

Lomachenko meeting with U.S. promoters

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and top amateur lightweight Vasyl Lomachenko will meet with American promoters as he considers a full-fledged professional career.

Gold medalist Campbell signs with Matchroom

2012 bantamweight gold medalist Luke Campbell has signed with Matchroom Boxing, and will make his pro debut in July.

Gold medalist Murata turns pro

Ryota Murata won Olympic gold last summer in the middleweight division, and has made the decision to turn professional.

Pro boxers allowed at 2016 Olympics

Boxers with professional experience will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Boxing Blues: Oxford defeat Cambridge

Oxford and Cambridge Universities have, since 1897, fought for the True Love Bowl in what is the oldest boxing fixture in the world. Oli Goldstein followed the Cambridge side throughout the build up and into the Varsity Match itself.

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Schaefer: Anthony Joshua could be worldwide star

Golden Boy's Richard Schaefer says a young crop of heavyweights have made him optimistic about the division, and 2012 gold medalist Anthony Joshua could fit right into that group.

Top Rank signs Felix Verdejo

Promising young amateur star Felix Verdejo of Puerto Rico has gone pro, signing a deal with Top Rank.

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Ogogo's options: Turn pro or chase gold in Rio?

British bronze medalist Anthony Ogogo, who competed at middleweight in the 2012 London games, says he's considering turning professional rather than training for Rio.

Al Haymon signs six U.S. Olympians

Boxing's most powerful man has taken on six members of the disappointing 2012 U.S. Olympic team. How do they project as pros?

Anthony Joshua Not Going Professional, Looking Forward to Rio 2016

Great Britain's Anthony Joshua, who won super heavyweight gold at the London 2012 Olympics yesterday by defeating Roberto Cammarelle of Italy, says that he's got no plans to turn professional at...

Olympics 2012 Boxing: Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan Wins Val Barker Trophy

Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan won welterweight gold as well as the Val Barker Trophy in London. Bad Left Hook has more.

Olympics 2012 Boxing Results: Anthony Joshua Rallies, Beats Roberto Cammarelle For Gold Medal

Great Britain's Anthony Joshua squeaked by Italy's Roberto Cammarelle to claim super heavyweight gold in London. Bad Left Hook has the recap.

Olympics 2012 Boxing Results: Egor Mekhontcev Wins Light Heavyweight Gold in Nail-Biter

Russia's Egor Mekhontcev narrowly won the light heavyweight gold medal in London this morning. Bad Left Hook has the recap.

Olympics 2012 Boxing Results: Serik Sapiyev Wins Welterweight Gold Over Freddie Evans

Serik Sapiyev of Kazakhstan put on a class display against Great Britain's Freddie Evans to win the welterweight gold medal in London. Bad Left Hook has the recap.

Olympics 2012 Boxing Results: Vasyl Lomachenko Cruises to Second Gold Medal

Vasyl Lomachenko cruised to a second Olympic gold medal, beating South Korea's Soonchul Han for the lightweight crown. Bad Left Hook has the recap.

Olympics 2012 Boxing Results: Robeisy Ramirez of Cuba Takes Flyweight Gold

Robeisy Ramirez of Cuba finished up a phenomenal run in London, winning flyweight gold this morning. Bad Left Hook has the recap.

London 2012: USA, Cuba Facing More Challenges Than Ever For Boxing Gold

Matt Mosley takes a look at amateur boxing's recent changing of the guard as we head into the 2012 Olympic games in London. Bad Left Hook has more.

Pennsylvania State Golden Glove Championships: Results and Analysis

Ryan Bivins of Bad Left Hook reports on the recent Pennsylvania Regional Golden Glove Championships event in Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania Regional Golden Glove Championships: Results and Analysis

Ryan Bivins of Bad Left Hook reports on the recent Pennsylvania Regional Golden Glove Championships event in Philadelphia.

Queen Underwood Wins Close Bout, One Step Closer To London

Can Queen Underwood move one step closer to achieving her dream? Find out about her latest bout.

The Heartbreaking And Uplifting Story Of Quinitta Underwood

Quinitta Underwood's story starts long before she became one of the top women amateurs in the US.

Amateur Boxing: Taking a Look at the World's Best, Part 3

Matt Mosley of Bad Left Hook takes a look at more of the world's top amateur boxers, including Everton Lopes, Joe Ward, and Anthony Joshua.

Amateur Boxing: Taking a Look at the World's Best, Part 2

Bad Left Hook profiles some of the world's top amateur boxers, including Lazaro Alvarez, Andrew Selby, Thomas Stalker, and Oleksandr Usyk.

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