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Naoya Inoue crushes Manny Rodriguez for IBF belt

Photos: Sumio Yamada

In a World Boxing Super Series bantamweight semi-final, WBA champion Naoya “The Monster” Inoue (18-0, 16 KOs) demolished IBF champion Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-1, 12 KOs) in the second round on Saturday night at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.
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After a close round one, Inoue dropped Rodriguez three times in round two to spectacularly end it. Time was 1:19.

Inoue will now face Nonito Donaire in the WBSS final. Continue reading “Naoya Inoue crushes Manny Rodriguez for IBF belt”

Photos: Sumio Yamada In a World Boxing Super Series bantamweight semi-final, WBA champion Naoya “The Monster” Inoue (18-0, 16 KOs) demolished IBF champion Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-1, 12 KOs) in the…
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Charr-Bryan purse bid rescheduled for May 28

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee announced a new date for the purse bid to carry out the bout between Manuel Charr and Trevor Bryan for the World Heavyweight Title. The bid, originally scheduled for May 17, will now take place on the 28th at the offices of the WBA in Panama City.

The conditions of the auction will not change. The minimum amount for the organization of the bout is stipulated in US $1,000,000, while the minimum amount of participation will be US $15,000. The distribution wil be 75% for the champion, Charr, a native of Syria and of German nationality, and the remaining 25% will be for American Bryan, who owns the Interim Title of the division. Continue reading “Charr-Bryan purse bid rescheduled for May 28”

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee announced a new date for the purse bid to carry out the bout between Manuel Charr and Trevor Bryan for the World Heavyweight…
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Williams dethrones WBA/IBF 154lb champ Hurd

By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside
Photos: Mike Greenhill

Philadelphia, PA’s Julian “J-Rock” Williams outworked, outpunched and outhustled his way to a unanimous decision over previously undefeated “Swift” Jarrett Hurd of Accokeek. MD to win the unified WBA/IBF/IBO Super Welterweight championship at the Eagle Bank Arena in Fairfax, VA in front of a crowd of 5,105.

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Photo: Mike Greenhill

Williams beat Hurd to the punch with great jabs and inside punches.  Williams repeatedly was first in his exchanges with Hurd.  In the second round. Williams dropped Hurd with a left hand to the head.  It was the first time Hurd had been dropped in his pro career.

Hurd did land some shots midway through the contest but Williams seemed to have an answer for every Hurd flurry by using angles and great movement.  There would be no late-round heroics for Hurd as Williams went on to win by scores of 116-111 and 115-112 twice.  Williams wins his first world championships and is now 27-1-1, 16 KO’s.  Hurd loses for the first time and is now 23-1, 16 KO’s. Continue reading “Williams dethrones WBA/IBF 154lb champ Hurd”

By Gary “Digital” Williams at ringside Photos: Mike Greenhill Philadelphia, PA’s Julian “J-Rock” Williams outworked, outpunched and outhustled his way to a unanimous decision over previously undefeated “Swift” Jarrett Hurd…
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Cancio-Machado rematch set for June 21

WBA super featherweight champion Andrew “El Chango” Cancio (20-4-2, 15 KOs) and former champ Alberto “Explosivo” Machado (21-1, 17 KOs) will meet again to erase all doubts in a 12-round rematch at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The event will take place Friday, June 21 and will be streamed live on DAZN.

WBO light flyweight world champion Angel “Tito” Acosta (19-1, 19 KOs) will make the fourth defense of his world title against TBA.

Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (45-5, 28 KOs) will look to bounce back from his fifth career loss in a 10-round super lightweight fight. Continue reading “Cancio-Machado rematch set for June 21”

WBA super featherweight champion Andrew “El Chango” Cancio (20-4-2, 15 KOs) and former champ Alberto “Explosivo” Machado (21-1, 17 KOs) will meet again to erase all doubts in a 12-round…
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Hurd, J-Rock make weight

Photos: Mike Greenhill

Jarrett Hurd 153.8 vs. Julian Williams 153.8
(WBA/IBF super welterweight titles)

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Mario Barrios 143 vs. Juan José Velasco 143
Matt Korobov 160.8 vs. Immanuwel Aleem 159.6

Greg Outlaw 139 vs Martín Nícolas Matamala 139
Demond Nicholson 168 vs Ernest Amuzu 167.6
Drayvontay Speed Rawls 134.4 vs Jonathan Pérez TBA
Stephen Fulton, Jr. 122 vs Paulus Ambunda 120.6
Alexandru Marin 114.8 vs Luis Concepción 115
Aaron Anderson 154.4 vs Carlos Galindo 152.2
Mark Duncan 156.6 vs Kevin Womack, Jr. 155.4

Venue: EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia
Promoter: TGB Promotions
TV: FOX

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Photos: Mike Greenhill Jarrett Hurd 153.8 vs. Julian Williams 153.8 (WBA/IBF super welterweight titles) Mario Barrios 143 vs. Juan José Velasco 143 Matt Korobov 160.8 vs. Immanuwel Aleem 159.6 Greg…
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Hurd, J-Rock ready for world title clash

Before they square-off this Saturday night, unified WBA and IBF 154-pound world champion “Swift” Jarrett Hurd and top contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams faced-off at the National Mall and Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Thursday as they near their FOX-televised clash on Saturday at EagleBank Arena in nearby Fairfax, Virginia. A native of Accokeek, Maryland, Hurd will be making his return to defend his titles in front of a hometown crowd for the first time since becoming a world champion.

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Jarrett Hurd: “I feel great right now. I’m here in my city. This is where I wanted to bring the fight. Only two more days. I’m ready and I can’t wait…I have to treat it like any other fight. When I go out there and do what I know how to do best, I always get the win. Julian Williams is going to come on top of his game, but a graceful Jarrett Hurd is a bad night for anyone.”

Julian Williams: “We had a really good camp. It was easily one of the best I ever had. I’m not worried about his fans. I’m just focused on what I have to do in the ring Saturday night. Every fight is a stepping-stone for the next chapter. I’ve just been trying to win and get back to this position. I’m coming to win this however I have to win.”

Before they square-off this Saturday night, unified WBA and IBF 154-pound world champion “Swift” Jarrett Hurd and top contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams faced-off at the National Mall and Lincoln Memorial…
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WBA orders Manuel Charr vs Trevor Bryan

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee ordered a purse bid on Monday, May 17th, to secure a match between Manuel Charr and Trevor Bryan for the WBA heavyweight title. The bid has a minimum of one million dollars and the purse will be distributed 75% for champion, 25% for challenger. The bid will take place in Panama City and will be directed by Aurelio Fiengo.

Charr is coming into the fight after having won the vacant WBA Heavyweight Title in a match against Alexander Ustinov in November of 2017. He has been inactive in this time frame but has not taken a defeat since 2015. He sports a record of 31-4 with 17 knockouts.

Bryan, on the other hand, is coming off of a knockout win over BJ Flores in August of 2018 and has never tasted defeat, with a record of 20 wins, 14 of which coming by knockout. This fight will represent a big step up in class for the New York native.

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee ordered a purse bid on Monday, May 17th, to secure a match between Manuel Charr and Trevor Bryan for the WBA heavyweight title.…
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Ryder KOs Akkawy, wins WBA interim 168lb title

By David Robinett at ringside
Photos: Emily Harney

John Ryder (28-4, 16 KOs) captured the interim WBA super middleweight title with an impressive third round knockout of previously unbeaten Bilal Akkawy (20-1-1, 16 KOs) in a scheduled twelve round bout.
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Ryder, a southpaw who was slated to face off against former world champion David Lemieux in the evening’s co-featured bout before Lemieux withdrew due to injury, started slow against his substitute opponent, probing with his right jab for most of the first two rounds while Akkawy offered little in return. Ryder upped his output in round three, which changed the complexion of the fight, as Ryder dropped Akkawy early in the round with a right hook, sending Akkawy rolling head over heels from the punch. Continue reading “Ryder KOs Akkawy, wins WBA interim 168lb title”

By David Robinett at ringside Photos: Emily Harney John Ryder (28-4, 16 KOs) captured the interim WBA super middleweight title with an impressive third round knockout of previously unbeaten Bilal…
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Jarrett Hurd: I want to be undisputed champion

Photos: Mike Greenhill

Unified and undefeated IBF and WBA 154-pound champion “Swift” Jarrett Hurd held a media workout at his gym in Temple Hills, Maryland on Tuesday as he prepares for his hometown return in a title defense against top contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams May 11 on FOX from EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia.
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The broadcast will see Hurd return to defend his titles in front of a hometown crowd for the first time since becoming a world champion. A native of Accokeek, Maryland, this is Hurd’s first fight in the region since his 13th pro victory in 2014 that took place at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. Continue reading “Jarrett Hurd: I want to be undisputed champion”

Photos: Mike Greenhill Unified and undefeated IBF and WBA 154-pound champion “Swift” Jarrett Hurd held a media workout at his gym in Temple Hills, Maryland on Tuesday as he prepares…
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Easter-Barthelemy ends in draw

Former lightweight world champion Robert Easter Jr. (21-1-1, 14 KOs) and former two-division champion Rances Barthelemy (27-1-1, 14 KOs) fought to a slow-paced twelve round draw in a bout for the vacant WBA lightweight title on Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

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It was a tactical affair with low punch output as both cagey boxers carefully looked to gain an edge in very close rounds. In the end, scores were 115-113 Easter, 115-113 Barthelemy, 114-114. Both fighters called for a rematch after the fight. Please no.

Former lightweight world champion Robert Easter Jr. (21-1-1, 14 KOs) and former two-division champion Rances Barthelemy (27-1-1, 14 KOs) fought to a slow-paced twelve round draw in a bout for…
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Prograis dethrones WBA 140lb champ Relikh

Photos: Scott Foster

Unbeaten super lightweight Regis “Rougarou” Prograis (24-0, 20 KOs) dethroned WBA champion Kiryl Relikh (23-3, 19 KOs) by sixth round TKO in a World Boxing Super series 140lb semi-final on Saturday night at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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Prograis knocked down Relikh with a body shot late in round one and cut Relikh on the bridge of the nose in round two. Relikh’s only highlight was when he staggered Prograis with a punch after the bell in round two. After that, Prograis continued to break down Relikh until Relikh’s corner finally halted the punishment at 1:36 of round six.

“I told y’all beforehand, I’m the real deal. These boys can’t f*ck with me,” Prograis said afterward. “I f*cking just dominated the whole time.” Continue reading “Prograis dethrones WBA 140lb champ Relikh”

Photos: Scott Foster Unbeaten super lightweight Regis “Rougarou” Prograis (24-0, 20 KOs) dethroned WBA champion Kiryl Relikh (23-3, 19 KOs) by sixth round TKO in a World Boxing Super series…
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Donaire KOs Young, retains WBA bantam title

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WBA bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (40-5, 26 KOs) scored a sensational one-punch knockout in round six over late sub Stephon Young (18-2-3) in a 118lb World Boxing Super Series semi-final on Saturday night at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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36-year-old Donaire walked down Young for five rounds, then laid him out in round six with a massive left hook. Time was 2:37.

“It was a matter of time until I figured out that distance, so I kept pressuring him, and I kept taking him down until the right moment I could counter with a left hook, and that’s what happened,” Donaire stated after the fight. Continue reading “Donaire KOs Young, retains WBA bantam title”

Photos: Scott Foster WBA bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (40-5, 26 KOs) scored a sensational one-punch knockout in round six over late sub Stephon Young (18-2-3) in a 118lb World Boxing…
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Roman beats Doheny, unifies WBA/IBF 122lb titles

By Rocky Morales at ringside
Photos: Sumio Yamada

In a fight of the year candidate, WBA super bantamweight champ Daniel Roman (27-2-1, 10KO) was the majority decision winner over now former IBF junior featherweight champ TJ Doheny (21-1, 15KO) on Friday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California.
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It was a back and forth battle throughout with Roman dropping the southpaw Doheny with a left hook over a lazy jab in the second round to get the action started.

Doheny enjoyed a big eighth round with Roman staggered and close to going down for the final minute of the round. Roman came roaring back and dropped Doheny with an uppercut to the body in the eleventh round. Doheny showed incredible courage to continue and finish the fight but in the end, it was Roman who was the clear cut winner.

By scores of 116-110, 113-113 and 116-110, Roman becomes the unified WBA and IBF 122 pound champion. Continue reading “Roman beats Doheny, unifies WBA/IBF 122lb titles”

By Rocky Morales at ringside Photos: Sumio Yamada In a fight of the year candidate, WBA super bantamweight champ Daniel Roman (27-2-1, 10KO) was the majority decision winner over now…
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Murata to face WBA 160lb champ Brant in grudge fight

By Joe Koizumi
Photos by Naoki Fukuda, BWAA photographer winner

Japanese national hero, 2012 Olympic gold medalist and former WBA middleweight champion Ryota Murata today (Thursday) announced to participate in a grudge fight with his conqueror and current titleholder Rob Brant, US, in Osaka, Japan, on July 12. The press conference took place with both contestants in attendance before a great many television cameras and press people in Tokyo.
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Murata said, “I don’t wish that fight my last, and will do my best to regain my belt.”

Brant, five years his junior at 28, accompanied by his trainer Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, also said, “Murata will come and fight with his double power than in our first encounter in Las Vegas last October, and I’ll display my power triple as much as I did.” Continue reading “Murata to face WBA 160lb champ Brant in grudge fight”

By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda, BWAA photographer winner Japanese national hero, 2012 Olympic gold medalist and former WBA middleweight champion Ryota Murata today (Thursday) announced to participate in…
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Ulysse beats Claggett for WBA gold 140lb title

In a rematch, super lightweight contender Yves Ulysse Jr. (18-1, 9 KOs) avenged his only loss with a ten round unanimous decision over Steve Claggett (27-6-2, 17 KOs) to claim the WBA Gold championship in an all-Canadian clash on Thursday night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Scores were 96-94, 97-93, 97-93. Claggett previously won a split decision over Ulysse in December 2017.

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“I feel happy and relieved,” said Ulysse Jr. “I was looking for this relief after my first loss, and now I have it. We still have to work hard for a world title shot, but it is definitely in my future.”

“I thought I won the fight,” said Claggett. “I pushed the pace and hurt him twice. He also ran a few rounds. Not to discredit him, but the aggressor and effective puncher should win the rounds. I would love a rematch.” Continue reading “Ulysse beats Claggett for WBA gold 140lb title”

In a rematch, super lightweight contender Yves Ulysse Jr. (18-1, 9 KOs) avenged his only loss with a ten round unanimous decision over Steve Claggett (27-6-2, 17 KOs) to claim…
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Jacobs: Canelo has uneducated footwork

IBF middleweight world champion Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs) hosted an international media conference call to discuss his upcoming 12-round unification fight against WBC, WBA middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) on May 4 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and will be streamed live on DAZN.

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Jacobs stated that he plans to utilize his physical superiority while exploiting Canelo’s weaknesses. “What I know is that I have the physical advantages,” said Jacobs, “and I look forward to using my physical advantage, my reach, height, range, and being that I also have speed, power, ring IQ, as well, that’s what I feel like is going to make me victorious.” Continue reading “Jacobs: Canelo has uneducated footwork”

IBF middleweight world champion Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs) hosted an international media conference call to discuss his upcoming 12-round unification fight against WBC, WBA middleweight champion Canelo…
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Brandon Figueroa stops Yonfrez Parejo for WBA title

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside

Brandon Figueroa (19-0, 14 KOs) scored an eight round stoppage over Venezuela’s Yonfrez Parejo (22-4-1, 11 KOs) to claim the WBA interim super bantamweight title on Saturday night at the Dignity Health Sports Park (formerly the StubHub Center) in Carson, California.

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Right from the start Figueroa and Parejo stayed busy. Staying close on the inside in the second, Figueroa connected on Parejo with uppercuts but Parejo held his own. Shooting the straight left down the pipe in round three, Figueroa backed up Parejo and then switched to a conventional stance backing the Venezuelan with a one-two. Continuing to stay close in the fourth, Figueroa outworked the tough Parejo connecting with short punches. Continue reading “Brandon Figueroa stops Yonfrez Parejo for WBA title”

By Miguel Maravilla at ringside Brandon Figueroa (19-0, 14 KOs) scored an eight round stoppage over Venezuela’s Yonfrez Parejo (22-4-1, 11 KOs) to claim the WBA interim super bantamweight title…
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Figueroa, Parejo take aim at WBA interim belt

Unbeaten Brandon Figueroa (18-0, 13 KOs) and Venezuelan native Yonfrez Parejo (22-3-1, 11 KOs) will rise to the ring this Saturday to dispute the WBA interim super bantamweight title at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, in what will be a great opportunity for both fighters.

Figueroa, just 22 years old, will have his first world title try. 32-year-old Parejo has already been champion in the bantamweight division. Both fighters will face off in the pre-fight activities (which will include a press conference and the weigh-in ceremony) over the course of this week, before trading blows on Saturday.

Unbeaten Brandon Figueroa (18-0, 13 KOs) and Venezuelan native Yonfrez Parejo (22-3-1, 11 KOs) will rise to the ring this Saturday to dispute the WBA interim super bantamweight title at…
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Vasiliy Lomachenko annihilates Anthony Crolla in four

By Rocky Morales at ringside
Photos: Sumio Yamada

Reigning WBA/WBO lightweight champion Vasiliy “Hi-Tech” Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) destroyed WBA mandatory challenger Anthony “Million Dolla” Crolla (34-7-3, 13 KOs) in four one-sided rounds on Friday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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The fight ended when Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KO) connected with a near-lethal right hook that landed perfectly above the ear of the crouching Crolla, flooring him face first and badly hurting him. The referee started a count but quickly abandoned it and called an end to the fight at 0:58 of the fourth round. Continue reading “Vasiliy Lomachenko annihilates Anthony Crolla in four”

By Rocky Morales at ringside Photos: Sumio Yamada Reigning WBA/WBO lightweight champion Vasiliy “Hi-Tech” Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) destroyed WBA mandatory challenger Anthony “Million Dolla” Crolla (34-7-3, 13 KOs) in…
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Lomachenko, Crolla make weight

Vasyl Lomachenko 134.4 vs. Anthony Crolla 134.8
(WBA, WBO lightweight titles)

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Zurdo Ramirez 174.6 vs. Tommy Karpency 174.6
Mike Alvardo 139.6 vs. Arnold Barboza Jr 140
Alexander Besputin 147 vs. Alfredo Blanco 146.4

Janibek Alimkhanuly 160 vs. Cristian Olivas 159.2
Guido Vianello 244.6 vs. Lawrence Gabriel 208
Ruben Rodriguez 144.8 vs. Ramel Snegur 142.8
Christopher Zavala 129 vs. Sergio Gonzalez 129.4
Elvis Rodriguez 139.4 vs. Kevin Luna 139.8

Venue: Staples Center, Los Angeles
Promoter: Top Rank
Stream: ESPN+

Vasyl Lomachenko 134.4 vs. Anthony Crolla 134.8 (WBA, WBO lightweight titles) Zurdo Ramirez 174.6 vs. Tommy Karpency 174.6 Mike Alvardo 139.6 vs. Arnold Barboza Jr 140 Alexander Besputin 147 vs.…
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WBA celebrates BDB anniversary

Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), traveled last weekend to Munich to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the German Boxing Commission (Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer), currently headed by Thomas Putz, a member of the WBA.

To celebrate the anniversary of the institution, a dinner was held last Friday night in one of the most important restaurants in the city, which was attended by great personalities of pugilism. Among them, the brothers Vladimir and Vitali Klitschko, Arthur Abraham, Axel Schulz, Dariusz Michalczewski and Arthur Gregorian stood out. Continue reading “WBA celebrates BDB anniversary”

Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), traveled last weekend to Munich to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the German Boxing Commission (Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer), currently headed…
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WBA comments on Klitschko role

World Boxing Association President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza appointed the new board last week. However, there has been some confusion regarding Wladimir Klitschko’s role within the WBA. The WBA would like to clarify that Klitschko is a very good friend, but he is not a Director nor a staff member of the organization. Continue reading “WBA comments on Klitschko role”

World Boxing Association President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza appointed the new board last week. However, there has been some confusion regarding Wladimir Klitschko’s role within the WBA. The WBA would like…
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WBA appoints new Board

The president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, announced the new members of the board of the oldest body to govern professional boxing.

The vice president of the agency will be Nicaraguan native Renzo Bagnariol. The director of World Championships will be Venezuelan native Carlos Chavez and the second will be the Panamanian Julio Thyme.

Meanwhile, in the Women’s Championships Committee, the director will be Shivana Inalsingh from Trinidad and Tobago and her deputy director from Peru, Kina Malpartida. Bulgarian native Mariana Borissova will be the International Coordinator of the organization. Continue reading “WBA appoints new Board”

The president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, announced the new members of the board of the oldest body to govern professional boxing. The vice president of…
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Wulan, Konno win WBA regional title bouts in China

By Joe Koizumi
Photos by Boxing Beat

Game Chinese puncher Wulan Tuolehazi (11-3-1, 5 KOs) acquired the vacant WBA international flyweight belt by defeating previously unbeaten Japanese ex-amateur star Ryota Yamauchi (4-1, 4 KOs) by a unanimous decision (115-112, 117-109 twice) over twelve hard-fought rounds on Saturday in Shanghai, China.
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It was a very exciting give-and-take affair with Wulan dropping Yamauchi with a vicious right uppercut in the third and the Japanese decking the Chinese with a wicked left hook to the belly in the sixth. Since then, Wulan outpunched the winning mixer with more accurate countering shots down the stretch. Continue reading “Wulan, Konno win WBA regional title bouts in China”

By Joe Koizumi Photos by Boxing Beat Game Chinese puncher Wulan Tuolehazi (11-3-1, 5 KOs) acquired the vacant WBA international flyweight belt by defeating previously unbeaten Japanese ex-amateur star Ryota…
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WBA expands presence in China

The World Boxing Association, through its president Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, is continuing its activity in China. After handing over the title belt to champion Xu Can, Mendoza will be present on a great boxing card this Saturday, March 30, which will have an international title in play during one of the fights.
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PuTuo Stadium in Shanghai will be the scene of the night, which will feature 10 fights, among which the clash between China Wulan Tuolehazi (10-3-1, 5KO) and Thai Ryota Yamauchi (4-0, 4 KO). This fight will be for the WBA international flyweight belt. Continue reading “WBA expands presence in China”

The World Boxing Association, through its president Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, is continuing its activity in China. After handing over the title belt to champion Xu Can, Mendoza will be present…
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