WBO News: Officials Named for Beltrán-Pedraza and Dogboe-Otake World Title Bouts This Weekend

  The World Boxing Organization (WBO) announced the officials for two WBO World title bouts to be held this Saturday, August 25th in Arizona.   In the main event, WBO Lightweight (135 lbs) World Champion Raymundo Beltrán, from México, will face WBO ranked number two José Pedraza, from Puerto Rico.   For this bout, which …

Update: WBO 31st Convention Judges and Referee Seminar Information

  The historic and beautiful Panama City will be hosting the 31st edition of the WBO Convention.   Panama is home to many great boxers and world champions, the people love boxing, and this, in addition to its beauty, historic locations, rich culture and great nightlife make it an ideal destination for the World Boxing …

WBO News: Top Rank wins the Hooker-Saucedo Purse Bid

  The purse bid for the mandatory bout between World Boxing Organization (WBO) Junior Welterweight World Champion Maurice Hooker (24-0-3, 16 KOs), of Texas, and first-ranked Alex Saucedo (28-0, 18 KOs), from Oklahoma, was held today at the WBO central offices in SanJuan, Puerto Rico.   Top Rank won the rights for the fight with …

WHYTE VS. PARKER PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

  Eddie Hearn: “Dillian Whyte’s career is on a ferocious upward curve right now, and the ‘Body Snatcher’ has grasped the chance to fight former World champion Joseph Parker with both hands.   “Dillian could easily have sat back and waited for his shot at WBC king Deontay Wilder, but the Brixton man is not …

WHYTE AND PARKER SELL OUT THE 02

  The blockbuster Heavyweight clash between Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker has now officially sold out after final production holds were released this week.   Whyte and Parker collide for the WBC Silver and WBO International Heavyweight crowns this Saturday at The O2 in London, live on Sky Sports Box Office.   ‘The Body Snatcher’ …

BENN GOES FOR FIRST TITLE AT THE 02

  Conor Benn will fight for his first pro title when he takes on Cedrick Peynaud for the Vacant WBA Continental Welterweight Championship this Saturday (July 28) at The O2 in London, live on Sky Sports Box Office.   Benn has vowed to take out the Frenchman in style as the rivals meet in an …

WBO News: Officials Appointed for Vacant World Title Bout Between Christopher Diaz and Masayuki Ito

  The World Boxing Organization (WBO) announced the officials assigned for this Saturday, July 28th Jr. Lightweight world title clash between WBO ranked number one Christopher ‘Pitufo’ Díaz (23-0, 15 KOs), from Puerto Rico, and WBO ranked number two Masayuki Ito (23-1-1, 12 KOs), from Japan, in a scheduled 12-round match.   The duel will …

JOSHUA VS. POVETKIN TICKET SALES ANNOUNCEMENT

  The first period of ticket sales for the World Heavyweight blockbuster between Anthony Joshua OBE and Alexander Povetkin on September 22 at Wembley Stadium Connected by EE will commence at 9.00am on Monday July 23.   Tickets will be available from 9.00am on Monday July 23 to Club Wembley members who can purchase tickets …

JOSHUA AND POVETKIN COLLIDE AT WEMBLEY ON SEPTEMBER 22

  Anthony Joshua OBE will defend his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight World titles against WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium Connected by EE on September 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office.   The Heavyweight king returns to the scene of his historical triumph over legendary Champion Wladimir Klitschko in …

Fantastic Fielding destroys Zeuge to land WBA strap

  ‘Rocky’ takes unbeaten champion’s title away in Germany   Rocky Fielding destroyed Tyron Zeuge inside five rounds to become the new WBA World Super-Middleweight champion in Germany.   After a fast start from the unbeaten champion, Fielding landed combinations and heavy shots in the third and fourth rounds to put himself in charge of …