DeGALE VACATES IBF CROWN

  Two-Time IBF World Super-Middleweight Champion James DeGale MBE has today relinquished his title as he closes in on securing big-fights in the final phase of his illustrious ring career.   DeGale, a former British and European Champion, has ruled the 168 pound division split over two reigns as World Champion totalling almost three years …

WBO News: Top Rank wins the Beltrán-Andreev purse bid

  This afternoon, at the World Boxing Organization (WBO) headquarters in Puerto Rico, the purse bid for the mandatory fight between WBO Lightweight World Champion Raymundo Beltrán (35-7-1 , 21 KOs), from Mexico, and first-ranked Roman Andreev (21-0, 15 KOs), from Russia.   Top Rank won the rights for the fight with a successful bid …

Buatsi goes for first title at The O2

  WBC International Light-Heavyweight belt on the line against Summers   Joshua Buatsi will fight for his first pro title against Ricky Summers when they clash for the WBC International Light-Heavyweight crown at The O2 in London on July 28, live on Sky Sports Box Office.   Buatsi’s meeting with the former British title challenger …

The WBO donated to the National Amateur Boxing Team of Puerto Rico

  After bringing joy to the children of the center Sor Isolina Ferré in activity held last week in Ponce, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) donated today, sports equipment for members of the National Amateur Boxing Team of Puerto Rico, who will travel to Barranquilla, Colombia towards the Central American and Caribbean Games. The activity …

Jacobs Sensationally Stops Cudjoe in One to Secure WBF International Crown

Report: Gianluca Di Caro Photographs courtesy of Shane Leach Photography   With temperatures soaring into the 30s in the UK most of the country seemed to be headed to the beaches, or watching the World Cup, however a huge contingent fans of the Pugilistic Arts had bigger and better things on their mind and instead …

WBO News: Another Successful Boxing Officials’ Seminar Was Held In Chicago

  The World Boxing Organization and the Illinois State Athletic Commission concluded a successful training seminar for boxing officials at the Garfield Park – Golden Dome, Chicago, Illinois.   This event covered different topics, such as refereeing, judging, rules, and ethics; the seminar followed an interactive format with the purpose of giving ring officials the …

WBO News: Officials Named for Title Bout Between World Champion Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez and Roamer Alexis Angulo

  The World Boxing Organization (WBO) announced the officials for this Saturday, June 30, clash between WBO Super Middleweight Champion Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramírez, from Mexico, and WBO Latino Champion and eighth ranked at 168 pounds Roamer Alexis Angulo, from Colombia.   The bout will take place at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, as …

The World Boxing Organization impacted the Sor Isolina Ferré Center in Ponce, PR

  PONCE, PR- As is customary in the different corners of Puerto Rico and the world, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and its president, Francisco ‘Paco’ Valcárcel,Esq accompanied by former world champions, prospects, Jr. Flyweight World Champion Angel Acosta and members of the Puerto Rican National Amateur Boxing Team, were sharing with the children of …

MCKENNA DOESN’T WANT INSIDE INFO FROM PAL FRAMPTON

  TYRONE MCKENNA is refusing to ask Carl Frampton for secrets on big fight rival Jack Catterall.   He challenges for Catterall’s WBO Intercontinental Super-Lightweight crown at Belfast’s SSE Arena on Saturday in a fight where Frampton must be dreading which side to support.   The two-weight world champion is a close friend of McKenna …

Cordina clashes with Dodd for Commonwealth crown

  Welsh Wizard meets former champ in hometown JDNXTGEN show   Joe Cordina will tackle Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd for the vacant Commonwealth Lightweight title in the latest instalment of the JDNXTGEN series at the Ice Arena Cardiff on August 4, live on Sky Sports.   Cordina fights for his second pro title on home turf …