Stay updated with the latest features and results from the Women's Boxing World Championships, which runs from November 15 to 24 in New Delhi.
Mary Kom punched her way to history after winning her sixth World title, more than any woman in the world; and with that, she cemented her place among the greatest boxers in the world, writes Jonathan Selvaraj.
Here is how Twitter reacted after Mary Kom beat Ukraine's Hanna Okhota by unanimous decision in their gold medal clash
India's most decorated boxer MC Mary Kom defeated Ukraine's Hanna Okhota 5-0 to win the coveted gold in the 45-48kg category in the ongoing Women's Boxing World Championships at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.
For the briefest time, North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi thought she had Mary Kom all figured out during the semifinals of the World Championships. She couldn't have been further off the mark.
India's young boxers (Burgohain and Chahal, are 21, Kaur is 23) have exceeded expectations to guarantee themselves three medals at their debut World Championships. This is their story.
At the Commonwealth Games earlier this year, Lovelina Burgohain lost a tight 3-2 split decision. After that heartache, anything less than a medal at the World Championships was unthinkable.
Simranjeet Kaur was clearly superior, while Sonia Chahal won a bout in which her opponent's coach claimed corruption by the judges. Regardless of how, the fact remains that eight Indians progressed to the quarterfinals.
A mother of two, Yvonne Baek-Rasmussen goes into war every time she steps in the ring. She is fighting not just for herself, but also for her son Kaelan, who suffers from Pompe disease.
At 35, Mary Kom still feels the butterflies in her stomach before a bout. But she leaves them all behind before entering the ring, as her opponent found out on Sunday.
After a high-octane, crowd-pleasing World Championships debut, Simranjit Kaur wants to take home a medal and dedicate it to her recently deceased father.
India's Manisha Moun continued her remarkable 2018 with a first-round upset of two-time bronze medallist Christina Cruz at the World Championships.
Brandy Barnes may have been knocked out in the first round, but she goes back with a smile. For her, boxing is not about the medals... it's about respect.
Puerto Rico has suffered a lot in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria but their women's boxing team is looking to make happy memories at the World Championships in India.
Amy Andrew gave up a steady job in journalism to take up boxing. Today, she trains boxers in London and helps people who want to make a late career switch.
A sergeant with the Panama City Police, Elisa Williams has shot and been shot at. When not patrolling the streets, she also happens to be a handy boxer.
In 2006, MC Mary Kom was the star attraction at boxing's global showpiece event. Twelve years later, in New Delhi, the 35-year old will once again carry India's medal hopes.