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“Two hundred million people watched this great event. I hope Gilberto Jesus Mendoza is satisfied.” (Photo: Courtesy)

WBA Title Fights in China

12 February, 2016

Friday afternoon at Olympic Park Arena in Lu Zhou, China, Qiu Xiao Jun (20-2, 19 KOs), aka The Dragon, ...

“We wish Jorge a speedy recovery and look forward to his returning to the ring as soon as possible.” (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

Pronta recuperación, Jorge Linares

12 February, 2016

The World Boxing Association wishes a speedy recovery to former WBA World super featherweight and current WBC World lightweight ...

"It'll be a challenge," said Golovkin’s promoter. "Wade's a young, hungry guy who jumped at it as soon as Tureano Johnson was hurt."

Triple G Defends Against Dominic Wade in April

11 February, 2016

WBA/WBC/IBF/IBO middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin will defend his titles against Dominic Wade over a scheduled 12 rounds at the ...

"All you have to do is keep the jab going. Stick it in his face as quick as possible and as often as possible." (Photo: Courtesy)

Larry Holmes Supports Lucas Browne

11 February, 2016

In advance of his March 5 fight in Chechnya against WBA World heavyweight champion Ruslan “White Tyson” Chagaev (34-2-1, ...

Kiatniwat retained his interim WBA World flyweight title by majority decision over Gregorio Lebron. (Photo: Courtesy)

Stamp Kiatniwat Retains Interim WBA Title

09 February, 2016

Earlier today at Krungthep Thonburi University in Bangkok, Thailand, interim WBA World flyweight champion Stamp Kiatniwat (15-0, 6 KOs), ...

Povetkin wants to face WBA/WBO champ Tyson Fury, IBF titleholder Charles Martin, and Wladimir Klitschko.  (Photo: Getty)

Alexander Povetkin’s Wish List

09 February, 2016

Former WBA World heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs) is reportedly negotiating to face WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ...

Dorticos looks forward to meeting Lebedev in the ring, an opportunity he calls "the fruit of perseverance." (Photo: Getty Images)

WBA Orders Denis Lebedev-Yunier Dorticos

09 February, 2016

The WBA has named Yunier Dorticos mandatory challenger for Denis Lebedev’s WBA World cruiserweight title. The fighters’ respective representatives ...

Most recently, Jarrell Miller stopped Donovan Dennis in the seventh round of their January 22 clash. (Photo: Esther Lin/Showtime)

Jarrell Miller Ranked #15 by WBA

08 February, 2016

When you think about the best young heavyweights in the world, Anthony Joshua (26), Joseph Parker (24), Tyson Fury ...

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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