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Ten-Count for Orlando Alvarado

04 February, 2016

The World Boxing Association regrets to announce the passing of Mr. Orlando Alvarado, the uncle of WBA president Gilberto ...

Oscar De La Hoya turns 43 today, and the WBA wishes the Hall of Famer all the best and many more. (Photo: John Keaton)

Happy Birthday, Golden Boy

04 February, 2016

Oscar De La Hoya turns 43 today, and the WBA wishes the Hall of Famer all the best and ...

Freshmart lost the opening stanza before finding the groove that carried him through the middle rounds.

Knockout CP Freshmart Retains Interim WBA Title

04 February, 2016

Wednesday afternoon at City Hall Ground in Chonburi Thailand, interim WBA World minimumweight champion Knockout CP Freshmart (12-0. 6 ...

The WBA ordered a match between Ortiz and Ustinov, but the Russian may have pulled a Judge Crater. (Photo: Courtesy)

Alexander Ustinov: Milk Carton Kid?

03 February, 2016

The WBA has ordered a heavyweight tournament to determine who will be the division’s sole champ. As of now, ...

The WBA wishes Happy Birthday to WBA World middleweight titlist Danny Jacobs, who turns 29 today. (Photo: Courtesy)

Happy Birthday, Danny Jacobs

03 February, 2016

The WBA wishes Happy Birthday to WBA World middleweight titlist Danny Jacobs, who turns 29 today. The Brooklyn fighter ...

Their first fight went the distance. It was a close Freshmart won by 115-113 on all three judges' scorecards. (Photo: Courtesy)

Freshmart and Buitrago Do It Again

03 February, 2016

On Thursday, October 4, in Bangkok, Thailand, interim WBA World minimumweight champion Knockout CP Freshmart (11-0, 6 KOs), from ...

“If Cotto decides to fight for that title, the winner of that fight would have to face Erislandy Lara.” (Jake Roth/US PRESSWIRE)

Will Cotto Return to Junior Middleweight?

02 February, 2016

WBA president Gilberto Jesus Mendoza is continuing his campaign to limit the amount of titles in each weight class ...

Although he never fought, Dundee was a master motivator, one of the ring’s great psychologists. (Photo: Al Satterwhite)

Remembering Angelo Dundee

01 February, 2016

“Muhammad Ali is Muhammad Ali, and compared to him all other men are earthlings.”—Angelo Dundee Angelo Dundee, one of ...

"I think he has improved a lot. In his last fight with Miguel Cotto, I really liked how he looked." (Photo: Liam Brady/RBR Boxing)

The Waiting Game: Golovkin vs. Canelo

01 February, 2016

When fight fans assemble their dream matches of 2016, the battle for middleweight supremacy between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo ...

"I want my next title to be from the WBA," said Chocolatito. "I want to take on Kohei Kono at 115." (Photo: Courtesy)

Roman Gonzalez Seeks WBA Title

01 February, 2016

Roman Gonzalez wants to fight for the WBA World super flyweight title, announced the pound-for-pound king while accepting Nicaragua’s ...

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