Tashkent to stage 2023 World Boxing Championships

Uzbekistan's Shakhobiddin Zoirov (L) celebrates as he is announced winner of the 48-52kg final bout against India's Amit Panghal (R) at the 2019 World Boxing Championships (by Valery SharifulinTASS via Getty Images)

The International Boxing Association (Aiba) will take its men’s World Championships to Uzbekistan for the first time after awarding hosting rights for the 2023 event to Tashkent.