Mary Kom will be chasing a historic sixth gold medal at the AIBA Women's World Championships.
Mary Kom is tied with Katie Taylor of Ireland on five gold medals and one more will make her the most successful woman boxer in history.
World medallists Shiva Thapa (60kg) and L Sarita Devi (60kg) notched up hard-fought wins to enter the semifinals of the India Open.
Former world and Asian champion L Sarita Devi (60kg) on Tuesday advanced to the quarterfinals of the National Women's Boxing Championships.
Sarita, a former world champion eyeing her sixth medal at the Asian meet, defeated Maftunakhon Melieva of Uzbekistan.
Sarita Devi won her debut bout in professional boxing by defeating Hungary's Zsofia Bedo in Imphal on Sunday.
Sarita Devi will debut in professional boxing on Sunday in Imphal when she takes on Zsofia Bedo of Hungary.
Hungarian Zsofia Bedo, L Sarita Devi's rival in her debut pro boxing fight, on Tuesday threw a challenge at the Indian and said "Sarita is not going to last all the four rounds".
Sarita Devi signed up a two-year deal with the commercial partners of Indian Boxing Council (IBC) - a licensing body for professional boxers in the country - Sporty Boxing Private Limited
Sagar Mal Dayal, 48, is a boxing coach based in Jaipur who will be conferred the Dronacharya award at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29.
Both Sarjubala Devi and Seema Poonia progressed to the quarter-finals of the non-Olympic categories of the Women's World Boxing Championships.
Pooja Rani was the last Indian boxer to take the ring on Friday and she ensured that the night ended on a high for the country.
The World Women's Boxing Championship is the final qualifying tournament. Hopes will be high from MC Mary Kom, L Sarita Devi and Pooja Rani to earn those revered quota spots.
M C Mary Kom and Sarita Devi were the lone bright spot for Indian as India's male boxers disappointed in the Asian Olympic Qualifying Tournament
Ten men and three women form the 13-strong team which will be in action during the Asian Qualifiers, which commences from March 25.
While Sarita Devi lost her bout to China's Yin Junhua, Pinki Jangra also ended the trip on a disappointing note, losing 0-3 to Chang Yuan.
Sarita Devi thrashed You Ji of South Korea 3-0 in her bout to continue a confident return to the ring after serving out a one-year ban for her emotional outburst at the Asian Games last year.
After serving a one-year ban, Indian boxer Sarita Devi kicked off the campaign with a convincing win over Mongolia's Sowoderden.