Ito, Herring make weight

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Masayuki Ito 129.4 vs. Jamel Herring 129.6
(WBO junior lightweight title)

Jose Pedraza 134.8 vs. Antonio Lozada 134.4
Jeyvier Cintron 114.6 vs. Koki Eto 114.6
Adam Lopez 125.4 vs. Jean Carlos Rivera 126
Steven Nelson 172 vs. Victor Darocha 171.8
Antonio Vargas 117.4 vs. Jose Maria Cardenas 117.6
Edgar Berlanga 161.6 vs. Gyorgy Varju 157.4
Henry Lebron 130.2 vs. Luis Ruiz Lizarraga Jr. 129.2

Venue: Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee, Florida
Promoter: Top Rank
TV: ESPN, ESPN+

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Photos: Sumio Yamada Masayuki Ito 129.4 vs. Jamel Herring 129.6 (WBO junior lightweight title) Jose Pedraza 134.8 vs. Antonio Lozada 134.4 Jeyvier Cintron 114.6 vs. Koki Eto 114.6 Adam Lopez…
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Weights from Oxon Hill, Maryland

By Gary “Digital” Williams
Photos: Mike Greenhill

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Devin Haney 134.8 vs. Antonio Moran 134
Filip Hrgovic 242 vs. Gregory Corbin 269.4
Michael Hunter 215.6 vs. Fabio Maldonado 241
Jessica McCaskill 138.8 vs. Anahi Sanchez 138
Daniar Yalussinov 150.2 vs. Juan Norabuena 149.4
Lorenzo Simpson 165 vs. Rafael Garcia 169.6
Mack Allison IV 133 vs. Luis Eduardo Perez 136

Venue: MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, MD
Promoter: Matchroom Boxing
Stream: DAZN

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By Gary “Digital” Williams Photos: Mike Greenhill Devin Haney 134.8 vs. Antonio Moran 134 Filip Hrgovic 242 vs. Gregory Corbin 269.4 Michael Hunter 215.6 vs. Fabio Maldonado 241 Jessica McCaskill…
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ShoBox returns June 21 with six unbeatens

The next edition of ShoBox: The New Generation is Friday, June 21 live on SHOWTIME from WinnaVegas Casino in Sloan, Iowa. Billed as “Someone’s O Must Go,” the card will feature six boxers with a combined record of 91 wins and no defeats. Since the developmental prospect series debuted in 2001, a total of 186 boxers have lost their undefeated record on ShoBox.

In the main event, 6’7 super welterweight Sebastian Fundora (12-0, 8 KOs) faces Hector Zepeda (17-0, 4 KOs) in a 10-round bout. In the co-feature, Michel Rivera (15-0, 10 KOs) takes on Rene Tellez Giron (13-0, 7 KOs) in an eight-round lightweight bout. In the telecast opener, Jose Romero (21-0, 7 KOs) battles Yeis Solano (14-0, 10 KOs), also in an eight-round lightweight fight.

The next edition of ShoBox: The New Generation is Friday, June 21 live on SHOWTIME from WinnaVegas Casino in Sloan, Iowa. Billed as “Someone’s O Must Go,” the card will…
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Weights from Germany

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Roman Zakirov 153.6 Taras Golovaschenko 153.4
(IBO international junior middleweight title)

Venue: Sporthalle, Schleife, Sachsen, Germany
Promoter: Peter Pelk Promotion – Peter Pelk
IBO Supervisor: Andre Van Grootenbruel

Roman Zakirov 153.6 Taras Golovaschenko 153.4 (IBO international junior middleweight title) Venue: Sporthalle, Schleife, Sachsen, Germany Promoter: Peter Pelk Promotion – Peter Pelk IBO Supervisor: Andre Van Grootenbruel

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Nava-Acuña Final Press Conference

Female boxing legends and world champions Jackie “La Princesa Azteca” Nava (35-4-3, 16 KOs) and Marcela “La Tigresa” Acuña (49-7-1, 20 KOs) faced off at the final press conference for their long-awaited rematch on Saturday in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. Acuña’s IBF super bantamweight title will be on the line.
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Jackie Nava: “I thank Zanfer for this great opportunity to headline in a big fight in as nice a place as Puerto Vallarta, and for giving me this fight I wanted so much against Marcela Acuña, who I respect a lot. She beat me ten years ago in a big fight, and she and I have remained at a high level. It’s time to settle this account and now here in Mexico. We will come out with the victory. We had one of the best preparations in my career and you will see the results on Saturday. I feel very strong, very fast, very well conditioned.”

Marcela Acuña: “I am very happy to be in Mexico, but I didn’t come on vacation. This is a country that I have wanted to fight in for a long time, and what could be better than facing the great champion Jackie Nava? I respect very much her career and achievements, but if I defeated her ten years ago, now, with my experience, the evolution of my boxing, and my maturity, I will defeat Jackie again and her promoter. Do not have the slightest doubt!”

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Female boxing legends and world champions Jackie “La Princesa Azteca” Nava (35-4-3, 16 KOs) and Marcela “La Tigresa” Acuña (49-7-1, 20 KOs) faced off at the final press conference for…
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WBA poised to help with 2020 Olympic Boxing

With the International Olympic Committee voting next month on removing the AIBA from organizing the bouts at the 2020 Tokyo Games, the World Boxing Association, boxing’s oldest governing body, has offered its vast experience to help oversee boxing for Tokyo 2020.

On Thursday, the WBA laid out its case:

WBA Supports Olympic Boxing

Boxing is one sport. Both in its professional and Olympic discipline. That is why the World Boxing Association (WBA) never opposed the participation of professional boxers in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. However, when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) questioned the participation of the Fistiana Art for Tokyo 2020, the WBA launched its support for the IOC in its quest to protect athletes.

Thus was born in June 2018 “The Return of Boxing,” the WBA program that was supported by Wladimir Klitschko, Olympic and world heavyweight champion, as well as an ambassador of the oldest body organization governing universal pugilism. Continue reading “WBA poised to help with 2020 Olympic Boxing”

With the International Olympic Committee voting next month on removing the AIBA from organizing the bouts at the 2020 Tokyo Games, the World Boxing Association, boxing’s oldest governing body, has…
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Weights from Miami

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Melvin “Melo” Lopez 116.6 vs. David Reyes “Zamorita” Cota 118.6
(NABA bantamweight title)

Harold “King” Calderon 147 vs. Marcelo Fabian Szowski 146.2
(WBC Fecarbox welterweight title)

Josec “Esorpion” Ruiz 133.8 vs. Nicolas “El Zurdo” Velazquez 135.8
Mark “Machete” Bernaldez 128 vs. David Berna 128.6
Alexi “Hurricane” Collado 126.6 vs. Szilveszter Ajtaj 131.4
Yohannys “Pequeno Gigante” Argilagos 117.2 vs. Juan Centeno 118
Daniel “Raspy” Placeres 135 vs. Demetrius Wilson 141.2
Manuel “Sweet Dreams” Correa 128.6 vs. Devin “D Iron Soldier” Parker ?
Osmel “El Puchi” Mayorga 139.8 vs. Jack Grady 139.2

*Cota overweight and not elgible to win NABA title)

Venue: Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort &Gaming “Dome”
Promoter: M&R Boxing Promotions

Melvin “Melo” Lopez 116.6 vs. David Reyes “Zamorita” Cota 118.6 (NABA bantamweight title) Harold “King” Calderon 147 vs. Marcelo Fabian Szowski 146.2 (WBC Fecarbox welterweight title) Josec “Esorpion” Ruiz 133.8…
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DaSilva shocks Kerwat

In an upset, female super featherweight Simone DaSilva (16-12, 6 KOs) schooled much-hyped prospect Ikram Kerwat (9-2, 5 KOs) on Thursday night at Casino Del Sol’s outdoor AVA Amphitheater in Tucson, Arizona. DaSilva, who had lost eight of her last nine fights, surprisingly took apart Roy Jones Jr. protégé Kerwat, beating her to the punch all night long. Scores were 99-91, 98-92, 100-90.

Unbeaten WBO #11 super bantamweight Max “The Baby Face Assassin” Ornelas (13-0-1, 5 KOs) passed his toughest test stopping Alex “Xhino” Rangel (17-10, 4 KOs). Ornelas dropped Rangel in round two and got the TKO with his follow-up barrage. Time was 1:24.

Super lightweights Alfonso Olvera (11-5-3, 4 KOs) and Carlos “Silk” Villa (14-3-2, 6 KOs) battled to a six round draw. Scores were 58-56 Villa, 58-56 Olvera, 57-57.

In an upset, female super featherweight Simone DaSilva (16-12, 6 KOs) schooled much-hyped prospect Ikram Kerwat (9-2, 5 KOs) on Thursday night at Casino Del Sol’s outdoor AVA Amphitheater in…
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Haney-Moran Press Conference

Photos: Mike Greenhill

On Saturday evening, undefeated Lightweight sensation Devin Haney (21-0, 13 KOs) of Las Vegas will make his DAZN debut against Mexico’s Antonio Moran (24-3, 17 KOs) in the scheduled 12-round main event.
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The co-feature of the evening will feature Croatia’s Filip Hrgovic (7-0, 5 KOs) taking on Gregory Corbin (15-1, 9 KOs) of Dallas, Texas, in a Heavyweight title scheduled for 10 rounds. Kicking off the action at 9:00 p.m. ET on DAZN, Michael Hunter (16-1, 11 KOs) of Las Vegas will look to extend his unbeaten streak at heavyweight when he faces off against Brazil’s Fabio Maldonado (26-2, 25 KOs) in a scheduled 10-round affair.

Three undercard bouts will air on DAZN beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET, prior to the main card at 9:00 p.m. ET. In anticipation of Saturday’s fights, Matchroom Boxing USA’s Eddie Hearn and the main card fighters spoke to a packed room of media in Maryland. Continue reading “Haney-Moran Press Conference”

Photos: Mike Greenhill On Saturday evening, undefeated Lightweight sensation Devin Haney (21-0, 13 KOs) of Las Vegas will make his DAZN debut against Mexico’s Antonio Moran (24-3, 17 KOs) in…
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Results from Sugar Ray Leonard fundraiser

The tenth annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night took place on Wednesday night at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The exclusive star-studded event featured four live fights and raised over $500,000 to benefit the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation.

The live fights featured super bantamweight Rudy Garcia (10-0, 1 KO) defeating Rafael “El Alikin” Gramajo (10-2-2, 2 KOs) by eight round unanimous decision in the main event. Also on the card was super middleweight Chris Ousley (10-0, 8 KOs) beating Derion Chapman (3-4-1, 2 KOs) via six-round unanimous decision, middleweight Brandyn Lynch (10-1, 8 KOs) stopping Donnis Reed (3-3, 2 KOs) in the second round, and heavyweight Amir Easley (2-0, 1 KO) outpointing Ryan Edwards (1-1) over four rounds.

The tenth annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night took place on Wednesday night at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The exclusive star-studded event featured four live fights and raised…
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WBA will broadcast fights in China this Sunday

The World Boxing Association (WBA) will continue with its live broadcast agenda through its web portal this Sunday, May 26th, with the streaming of the fight card that will be held in Fuzhou, China, that will feature two WBA world championships, with local fighter Can Xu as the main event of the evening.

After fulfilling two successful broadcasts in Colombia and Panama, the oldest sanctioning body in the world will come to China to promote quality boxing and give fans the chance to see Asian fighters who are gaining more space in the global arena. Continue reading “WBA will broadcast fights in China this Sunday”

The World Boxing Association (WBA) will continue with its live broadcast agenda through its web portal this Sunday, May 26th, with the streaming of the fight card that will be…
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New boxing series kicks off June 22

On Saturday, June 22, at CSU’s Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio, Bigger Than Life Entertainment and Mo Entertainment, in partnership with six-time World Champion Miguel Cotto’s Miguel Cotto Promotions will present “Making A Champion,” the first in a series of shows that will feature top prospects in their toughest challenges.

In the first CBS Sports-televised main event, Goldsboro, North Carolina’s Dewayne “Mr. Stop Running” Beamon (16-1-1, 11 KOs) will face former world title challenger Froilan “The Sniper” Saludar (30-3-1, 21 KOs) from the Philippines in a 12-round showdown for the WBC United States (USNBC) super flyweight championship. Continue reading “New boxing series kicks off June 22”

On Saturday, June 22, at CSU’s Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio, Bigger Than Life Entertainment and Mo Entertainment, in partnership with six-time World Champion Miguel Cotto’s Miguel Cotto Promotions will…
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Jessie Magdaleno Returns August 10

By Hesiquio Balderas

Former 122-pound champion Jessie Magdaleno will be back in action on August 10. Top Rank plans to seek a title opportunity for Magdaleno at 126 pounds. Magdaleno defeated Rico Ramos by clear unanimous decision in his last outing, the first time Jessie fought after his defeat at the hands of Isaac Dogboe.

After the Dogboe bout, Jessie took a good rest away from boxing and now he is full steam ahead towards the featherweight division. Magdaleno (26-1, 18 KOs) is guided by renown boxing manager Frank “Derecho” Espinoza, who also guides the career of current WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez among others.

By Hesiquio Balderas Former 122-pound champion Jessie Magdaleno will be back in action on August 10. Top Rank plans to seek a title opportunity for Magdaleno at 126 pounds. Magdaleno…
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Nava-Acuña public workout

Female boxing legends and world champions Jackie “La Princesa Azteca” Nava and Marcela “La Tigresa” Acuña worked out for the public on Wednesday in a ring erected next to the famous arches of the Teatro “Aquiles Serdán” on the boardwalk of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.
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WBA interim bantamweight champion Nava (35-4-3, 16 KOs) will be challenging for the IBF super bantamweight title of Acuña (49-7-1, 20 KOs) in a long-awaited rematch on Saturday, with the Aztec Princess is looking to avenge a unanimous decision loss on Acuña’s home turf 10 years ago in Buenos Aires.

Acuña stated that she’s there to defeat Nava again in another memorable fight. Nava promised the fans that she will take revenge on Acuña and win whatever the cost.


Female boxing legends and world champions Jackie “La Princesa Azteca” Nava and Marcela “La Tigresa” Acuña worked out for the public on Wednesday in a ring erected next to the…
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Pacquiao-Thurman press tour ends

WBA regular welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten WBA welterweight super champion Keith Thurman, plus unbeaten IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant and unbeaten Mike Lee, squared-off for the second day in a row Wednesday, this time at a Los Angeles press conference as they previewed their respective showdowns taking place July 20 in Las Vegas.

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Manny Pacquiao: “It’s easy for my opponents to talk before the fight, and I’m used to everything they say. But when we get to the ring, it changes, and it will change on July 20.”

Keith Thurman: “All Manny does is hop around in the ring. I’m not going to lose to a bunny rabbit…I’m destroying the legend of Manny Pacquiao. His legacy ends on July 20 and mine begins.”

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Zakirov-Golovashchenko Saturday in Germany

Unbeaten former amateur standouts Roman Zakirov (9-0, 7 KOs) of Azerbaijan and Taras Golovashchenko (3-0, 3 KOs) of the Ukraine square off this Saturday at the Sporthalle in Schleife, Sachsen, Germany. It is a serious fight for both fighters to take at this stage of their careers. The junior middleweight prospects will fight a scheduled 10 round featured bout with the IBO international title at stake. Continue reading “Zakirov-Golovashchenko Saturday in Germany”

Unbeaten former amateur standouts Roman Zakirov (9-0, 7 KOs) of Azerbaijan and Taras Golovashchenko (3-0, 3 KOs) of the Ukraine square off this Saturday at the Sporthalle in Schleife, Sachsen,…
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Andrade-Sulecki Highlight Quotes

By Jason Marchetti
Photos: Emily Harney

WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade and challenger Maciej Sulecki faced off today at a press conference announcing their June 29 fight at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI.
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Maciej Sulecki: “Special thanks to America and the Polish community. I’m here because I want to win. He [Andrade] never fought a good opponent. This is my dream fight and I’m here because I know I can win.”

Demetrius Andrade: “It’s my time. Providence needs to come out and see me display my skills. The wolf is coming out. It’s time to break some bones and some ribs! I hope Sulecki has a good cut man. See you June 29th.” Continue reading “Andrade-Sulecki Highlight Quotes”

By Jason Marchetti Photos: Emily Harney WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade and challenger Maciej Sulecki faced off today at a press conference announcing their June 29 fight at the Dunkin…
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BJ Flores vs. Otto Wallin on July 12

Las Vegas-based heavyweight BJ Flores (34-4-1, 21 KOs) will return to the ring on July 12th in Seattle, Washington, against unbeaten heavyweight contender Otto Wallin (20-0, 13 KOs) in a bout that will serve as a ShoBox main event on Showtime. The 40-year-old Flores was last in action in August when he was stopped by Trevor Bryan in a bout for the vacant interim WBA world heavyweight title.

For this fight, Flores has enlisted the services of Kubrat Pulev trainer Ibn Cason, and strength and conditioning coach Angel “Memo” Heredia.

Las Vegas-based heavyweight BJ Flores (34-4-1, 21 KOs) will return to the ring on July 12th in Seattle, Washington, against unbeaten heavyweight contender Otto Wallin (20-0, 13 KOs) in a…
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Olympic Boxing: Less men, more women

The International Olympic Committee Executive Board has announced that they recommend boxing to maintain its place on the sports program of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, with the total athlete quota for boxing for Tokyo 2020 remaining at 286, however two current men’s divisions would be eliminated and be replaced by new women’s divisions.

There were ten men’s events and three women’s events fox boxing at both London 2012 and Rio 2016. Tokyo 2020 would have a total number of eight men’s events and five women’s events. This change is being made in the interests of gender equality in boxing.

The IOC Board also recommended that the recognition of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) be suspended due to a lack of satisfactory progress in the areas of finance, governance, ethics and refereeing and judging.

These decisions will be addressed at the June 24-26 IOC session in Lausanne, Switzerland. Continue reading “Olympic Boxing: Less men, more women”

The International Olympic Committee Executive Board has announced that they recommend boxing to maintain its place on the sports program of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, with the total…
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More on Pacquiao-Thurman

A few more quotes from WBA regular welterweight champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and undefeated WBA welterweight super champion Keith “One Time” Thurman, who are currently on a two city press tour to promote their July 20 pay-per-view fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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Manny Pacquiao: “All my life I have confronted challenges — in life, in politics, and inside the ring. Keith Thurman is the type of challenge I crave as a fighter. He is the biggest and best test. That is why I want to fight him. We are going to give boxing fans an exciting fight and a great night.”

Keith Thurman: “Manny Pacquiao is beatable. He’s been beaten before in his career. He’s a fan favorite and a legend. For me his boxing tactics are predictable. He fights in spurts and you have to take advantage of that. You have to be respectful of his power. But I believe my movement, athleticism and ring knowledge will be able to present him something he’s not seen in all his years of boxing.”

Tickets for the event, which is promoted by MP Promotions, Mayweather Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale now.

Thurman is a narrow early favorite at -150.

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WBA world title twinbill Sunday in China

There will be an interesting world title doubleheader on Sunday in Fuzhou China. World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Can Xu (16-2, 2 KOs) will be defending his title against Shun Kubo (13-1, 9 KOs) and WBA light flyweight champion Carlos “CCC” Canizales (21-0-1, 17 KOs) is defending his title against Sho Kimura (18-2-2, 11 KOs).

This will be Xu’s first defense of the title he won in January to become the first Chinese native to win a WBA title belt. Kubo has been a WBA champion in the past at super bantamweight, where he lost the belt to current champion Daniel Roman.

Canizales will be making the second defense of his belt against former WBO flyweight champion Kimura, who is well known in China for dethroning Chinese icon Zou Shiming.

There will be an interesting world title doubleheader on Sunday in Fuzhou China. World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Can Xu (16-2, 2 KOs) will be defending his title against…
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Dominican Boxing News

By Robert Coster

On June 29 in Rhode Island, Dominican Norberto “Meneito” Jimenez, the WBA #1 super flyweight contender, will face world champion Khalid Yafai of the United Kingdom. Jimenez (29-8-4, 16 KOs) is extremely popular in the Dominican Republic and hasn’t lost a fight in 9 years. In 2014, Jimenez traveled to Japan to fight for the WBA world title and was held to a controversial draw by then champion Kohei Kono. The Dominican was penalized a point by referee Rafael Ramos, an action which cost him the title. Continue reading “Dominican Boxing News”

By Robert Coster On June 29 in Rhode Island, Dominican Norberto “Meneito” Jimenez, the WBA #1 super flyweight contender, will face world champion Khalid Yafai of the United Kingdom. Jimenez…
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WBA names Naoya Inoue unified champion

After an extensive interpretation of regulations within the organization, the World Boxing Association (WBA) Classifications Committee has recognized Naoya Inoue as unified bantamweight champion. The WBA passed a resolution in relation to the situation of Inoue, who knocked out IBF champion Emmanuel Rodriguez in two rounds last Saturday in Scotland.

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The resolution of the WBA clearly states that the conditions of Inoue as champion continues since his May 25, 2018 over Jamie McDonnell. The “Monster” has been victorious in his defenses with an unblemished record of 18 victories with no defeats and 16 of those victories coming by the way of knockout, which includes his most recent victories against Juan Carlos Payano and Emmanuel Rodriguez. Continue reading “WBA names Naoya Inoue unified champion”

After an extensive interpretation of regulations within the organization, the World Boxing Association (WBA) Classifications Committee has recognized Naoya Inoue as unified bantamweight champion. The WBA passed a resolution in…
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Pacquiao-Thurman, Plant-Lee kickoff press conference

WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten WBA welterweight super champion Keith Thurman went face-to-face Tuesday in New York at a press conference to preview their PPV showdown on July 20 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Unbeaten IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant and unbeaten Mike Lee, who meet in the main event on FOX and FOX Deportes preceding the PPV were also on hand.

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Manny Pacquiao: “I’m the kind of fighter that I don’t talk too much. I do my talking in the ring. I can do a lot of things in that ring. He can prove his words in the ring. I’m going to be a warrior on July 20 and show Keith Thurman what it’s like to be in the ring with me.”

Keith Thurman: “I’m excited to be the guy who shows Manny Pacquiao where the exit is. He’s a legend who’s done great things. But I’ve never lost to a fighter who’s lost seven times. I have no intention of losing this fight and I don’t see him winning in any shape or form.”

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Caleb Plant: “Mike Lee may have a financial degree, but in boxing, I have a Ph.D. That’s something he doesn’t know anything about. I came from very rock bottom, where nobody makes it out. If he thinks I’m going to let him mess this up for me, he’s not half as educated as I thought he was.”

Mike Lee: “I’m coming out with everything I have. This is everything I’ve ever wanted. I respect Caleb Plant, but on July 20, I plan on making it my moment.”

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Callum Smith vs. Hassan N’Dam on Joshua-Ruiz card

World super middleweight champion Callum “Mundo” Smith (25-0, 18 KOs) will defend his WBA “super” and WBC “diamond” belts against former WBA interim champ Hassan N’Dam (37-3, 21 KOs) on the Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. world title bill at Madison Square Garden in New York on June 1, live on DAZN in the US and Sky Sports Box Office in the UK.

Smith, who was crowned World Boxing Super Series champion following his knockout victory over George Groves in Saudi Arabia last September, will be making his first title defense. Continue reading “Callum Smith vs. Hassan N’Dam on Joshua-Ruiz card”

World super middleweight champion Callum “Mundo” Smith (25-0, 18 KOs) will defend his WBA “super” and WBC “diamond” belts against former WBA interim champ Hassan N’Dam (37-3, 21 KOs) on…
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