Joshua commits next two fights to Wembley Stadium

  Heavyweight ruler set to box at national stadium in September 2018 and April 2019   Anthony Joshua OBE has committed his future to his loyal UK fight fans with his next two fights to be staged at Wembley Stadium connected by EE in London.   Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO …

WBO News: Wilfredo Gómez crowned ‘Honorific Champion’ of the World Boxing Organization

  In a crowed activity held in Arecibo, the World Boxing Organization (WBO), with the collaboration of former world champion Samuel ‘El Torbellino’ Serrano, brought together several former Puerto Rican world champions along with currents boxers to recognize the trajectory of former three-division world champion Wilfredo ‘Bazooka’ Gómez.     “Had the WBO existed in …

IRISH STARS TO JOIN FRAMPTON, FURY & BARNES ON WINDSOR PARK BILL

  Hall of Fame Promoter Frank Warren has today confirmed further undercard details for the Windsor Park event on Saturday 18th August, headlined by Belfast Hero Carl Frampton’s defense of his Interim WBO World Featherweight Title against Australian Luke Jackson. Frampton v Jackson will be broadcast live and exclusive in the UK on BT Sport. …

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 …

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 …