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Congratulations to Denis Lebedev for unifying the WBA/IBF cruiserweight world titles. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianchenko)

Lebedev Ices Ramirez at the Ice Palace

23 May, 2016

Saturday night at the Khodynka Ice Palace in Moscow, Russia, WBA Super World cruiserweight champion Dennis Lebedev (29-1, 22 ...

“We plan to talk with our friends at the WBC and determine their plans in light of the latest development.” (Photo: Courtesy)

WBA Champion Gennady Golovkin Handed WBC Title

20 May, 2016

WBA Super World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs), the knockout artist from Los Angeles by way of ...

Managerial/promotional issues stalled his career. He hardly ever fought. He hardly ever defended the title. (Photo: Ryan Loco)

Rigondeaux Reinstated as WBA Super Champion

14 May, 2016

Guillermo Rigondeaux (16-0, 10 KOs), the wily southpaw from Miami, Florida, by way of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, has ...

“We are in your corner and suggest you pray to God. God has no limits. Keep your faith in him.” (Photo: Courtesy)

WBA Prays with Leo Santa Cruz

13 May, 2016

The World Boxing Association champion wants to extend its sympathy to WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz ...

“The WBA will not interfere in the Golovkin-Canelo negotiations,” WBA president Gilberto Jesus Mendoza recently said.

The WBA Keeps an Eye on Golovkin-Canelo

11 May, 2016

There is no more desirable fight in boxing than the middleweight showdown between WBA Super World middleweight champion Gennady ...

“If he can’t put a dent in Santa Cruz,” said Scott Quigg, “he is going to be in for a very tough fight.” (Photo: Courtesy)

Quigg Picks Santa Cruz over Frampton

11 May, 2016

Leo Santa Cruz (32-0-1, 18 KOs) is going to defend his WBA Super featherweight title against former WBA Super ...

After receiving a hero’s welcome, the new champion met a group of Panamanian journalists. (Photo: REUTERS/Issei Kato)

Jezreel Corrales Plots His Future

06 May, 2016

Newly crowned WBA Super World super featherweight champion Jezreel “El Invisible” Corrales (20-1, 8 KOs), the 24-year-old southpaw from ...

“He is not God. He is a man just like me. I will be the man to crush the Krusher.” (Photo: Scott Heavey/Getty Images Europe)

Isaac Chilemba: The Man to Crush Krusher?

02 May, 2016

On Saturday, June 11, at DIVS in Ekaterinburg, Russia, WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (29-0-1,26 KOs) the ...

Jezreel Corrales KO’d the WBA Super World super featherweight champion in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo: Sumio Yamada)

Results: WBA Title Fights in Tokyo

27 April, 2016

Wednesday night at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan, three WBA titleholders fought in defense of their belts. WBA ...

Chilemba's “style is uncomfortable for anybody and he’s never been stopped. It’s going to be my goal to solve this problem.”

From Russia with Love: Kovalev Faces Chilemba

25 April, 2016

On Monday, July 11, at the DIVAS Palace of Sports in Ekaterinburg, Russia, WBA Unified light heavyweight champion Sergey ...

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