Top 10 Most Famous Indian Boxers

Top 10 Most Famous Indian Boxers

Boxing is a popular sport in India. We have listed top 10 boxers who rule our hearts. These Boxers have established a reputed name for themselves through hard work and determination. It is tough to decide which boxer has given the best performance. As every boxer try their best to achieve their dream medal but few succeed.

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1|Mary kom| DOB-1 March 1983 |
|Weight Category- Flyweight |
|Role- Boxer|

Mary Kom was born in Kangathei, in Churachandpur district of Manipur in eastern India.she had a keen interest in athletics from childhood, it was the success of Dingko Singh that inspired her to become a boxer in 2000. She started her training under M. Narjit Singh, Manipur State Boxing Coach at Khuman Lampak, Imphal.she won a silver medal at the 2008 Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in India and after that she never looked back and won many aclodes for India.

2|Vijender Singh| DOB-29 October 1985 |
|Weight Category- Super-middleweight |
|Role- Boxer|

Vijender Singh is an Indian professional boxer.Having won medals in different competitions at the national level, Vijender was picked to train and compete at several international level competitions such as the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games. At the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, he won the bronze medal. At the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics he won a bronze medal—the first ever Olympic medal for an Indian boxer.After this win, Vijender was given a number of awards, including the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award—India’s highest sporting honour and Padma Shri.

3|Akhil kumar| DOB-27 March 1981|
|Weight Category- Bantamweight |
|Role-International Boxer|

Akhil Kumar first competed in International boxing in 1999, winning a Gold medal in the 6th YMCA. Junior International Boxing Championship. In 2001 he won another gold medal in the International Invitational Boxing Championship in Russia. In 2003, he won a Gold medal in the flyweight category by defeating Vilitio M Payla (Php) by 20-16. He won a Best Boxer Award three times, in additions to twelve Gold, one Silver, and four Bronze medals. His contribution to India Boxing is appreciated worldwide.

4|Mohammed Ali Qamar|
|Weight Category- Flyweight |
|Role-International Boxer|

Mohammed Ali Qamar is a boxer from Kolkata, India.Qamar became the Inter-district champion in the state of West Bengal in 1991. He won the Light Flyweight category at the national sub-junior levels from 1992 to 1996. Qamar had a strong showing in the 1999 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Houston.He was the first Indian to win a gold medal in the discipline of boxing in the Commonwealth Games at the 2002 Commonwealth Games held in Manchester.

5| Pradeep Singh Sihag | DOB-21 November, 1986|
| Weight Category-Middle Weight|
| Role-International Boxer|


Mr.Sihag is a indian professional boxer.As a professional he has won the IPBO, PABA, OPBF & WBC Asian Middleweight championship titles. Pradeep has a professional record of 18 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw. Pradeep made his pro boxing debut on 18 March 2005 at Australia. He early get and won his first title bout against Arama Tabuai for the vacant PABA Middleweight title.
6|Sarita Devi|DOB-1 March 1985 |
|Weight Category-Light Weight|
|Role- Boxer|

Sarita Devi turned professional in boxing in 2000, inspired by the achievements of Muhammad Ali. The following year, she represented India at the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok, and won a silver medal in her weight class.Following this victory, she won medals in various tournaments, including a gold at the 2006 World Championships in New Delhi. She also won the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

7|Dingko Singh|DOB-1 January 1979 |
|Weight Category-Bantamweight |
|Role- Boxer|

Dingko Singh won the King’s cup in Bangkok in 1997. Dingko Singh won the Asian Games gold in the 1998 Bangkok Games. Ngangom Dingko Singh, usually known as ‘Dingko Singh’ is an Indian Naval Boxer and considered to be one of the most outstanding boxers India has ever produced. He is a service personnel of the Indian Navy. He is well known for having grabbed a Gold Medal in the boxing event at the Bangkok Asian Games in Thailand- 1998.

8|Jitender Kumar|DOB-18 July 1988|
|Weight Category-Flyweight |
|Role- Boxer|

Jitender Kumar is a Indian boxer. He won the bronze medal in the flyweight category at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. He represented India at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

9|Shiva Thapa|DOB-8 December 1993|
|Weight Category-Bantamweight|
|Role- Boxer|

Shiva Thapa is an Indian boxer from Guwahati, Assam, India. He is employed with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. He is supported by Olympic Gold Quest and Anglian Medal Hunt Company. Shiva Thapa participated in the 2012 London Olympics and was the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics. Shiva Thapa is ranked 3rd in the bantamweight category in the AIBA Men’s World Ranking. He is the third Indian to clinch Gold at the Asian Games.

10|Vikas Kishan Yadav|DOB-10 February 1992 |
|Weight Category-Bantamweight|
|Role- Boxer|

Mr. Yadav is a popular Indian Boxer.He won first international medal at the 2010 Asian Youth Boxing Championships in Tehran.In the same year he also won a bronze medal in light weight category in Singapore.He own a gold medal in 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou in china.