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Braehmer vs. Gutknecht II will take place on March 12 in Neubrandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. (Photo: Courtesy)

Juergen Braehmer Finds an Opponent

06 February, 2016

WBA World light heavyweight champion Juergen Braehmer (47-2, 35 KOs), the southpaw from Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, has finally found an ...

Lopez won the then-vacant title by beating Eliecer Aquino via majority decision last July. (Photo: Rosie Cohe/Showtime)

Adam Lopez Defends WBA Title

06 February, 2016

WBA Fedelatin super bantamweight titlist Adam Lopez will defend his title against Mario Munoz over a scheduled 10 rounds ...

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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 ...

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?

04 February, 2016

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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