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 …

THE HOMECOMING – FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

  The final press conference for Featherweight Michael Conlan’s homecoming bout against Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos ahead of Saturday’s fight at Belfast’s SSE Arena was held today.   The fight which is televised live on BT Sport, BoxNation and the ESPN+ in the USA is Conlan’s first fight in his home city since he competed …

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 …

Khan faces Samuel Vargas in Birmingham

  King Khan back in action against Canadian-Colombian on September 8   Amir Khan will face Samuel Vargas at Arena Birmingham on September 8, live on Sky Sports.   Khan is back in action following his blistering return to the ring in April in Liverpool, destroying Phil Lo Greco in just 39 seconds after nearly …

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 …

McCULLAGH’S GETTNG SNORTY WITH ‘PIG’ RIVAL HAM

  TYRONE MCCULLAGH has vowed to rub Joe Ham’s nose in it, after branding his rival a ‘pig’.   The pair clash over ten rounds for the vacant Celtic super-bantamweight championship at Belfast’s SSE Arena on Saturday night and it can be seen live on BT Sport.   McCullagh and his Glasgow rival have been …