Ratings Update: Pagara upset, Kovalev holds

13
Jul

Ratings Update: Pagara upset, Kovalev holds

Three rated fighters were in action this week, with Sergey Kovalev handling Isaac Chilemba and 122-pounder Albert Pagara falling unexpectedly to Cesar Juarez.

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27
Jun

Amnat Ruenroeng retains title in foul-fest vs. Casimero

IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng retained his belt with a rough but otherwise skillful 12-round decision win over Filipino boxer Johnriel Casimero in Bangkok.

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25
Jun

Johnriel Casimero resumes underdog role in challenge to Amnat Ruenroeng

Johnriel Casimero is the underdog against IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng, who he faces in Thailand on Saturday, but the former beltholder is used to that role.

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22
Jul

Xiong enjoys celebrity status in China as next defense takes shape

Just a few weeks removed from the biggest win of his career, plans are already underway for WBC strawweight titleholder Xiong Zhaozhong’s second title defense in October.

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17
Jul

Second mandatory title shot awaits Cuello after surgery

Filipino strawweight contender Denver Cuello underwent surgery on Monday to repair a torn right rotator cuff that severely hampered his performance in his title challenge against WBC titleholder Zhaozhong Xiong on June 28 in Dubai.

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29
Jun

Xiong defeats Cuello to retain title

Zhaozhong Xiong defeated Denver Cuello via majority decision to retain the WBC strawweight title at World Trade Centre in Dubai.

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16
May

Xiong-Cuello 105-pound title fight set for June 28 in Dubai

WBC strawweight titleholder Xiong Zhao Zhong will make his long-awaited mandatory title defense against No. 1 contender Denver Cuello on June 28 in the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai, said Cuello’s manager.

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27
Nov

Cuello not impressed with Zhong’s WBC title win

The WBC’s top 105-pound contender Denver Cuello was not impressed with what he saw when Xiong Zhao Zhong captured the vacant WBC strawweight belt to become the first professional boxer from China to win a world title last Saturday.

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