Rigondeaux’s career ruined by ‘reptiles,’ says former manager

31
Oct

Rigondeaux’s career ruined by ‘reptiles,’ says former manager

Guillermo Rigondeaux’s inactivity has led the WBO to strip his title, and his former manager says the fighter and the people around him share the responsibility.

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29
Dec

Q&A: Pedro Guevara

Mexican junior flyweight Pedro Guevara suffered his only loss, a split decision, in a title shot two years ago. He’ll get another shot — albeit a tough one — on Tuesday when he faces Akira Yaegashi for the vacant WBC strap in Japan.

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29
Oct

Randy Caballero’s first defense to be in hometown

Newly crowned IBF bantamweight titleholder Randy Caballero will make his first defense in Indio, California, where he was born, according to promoter Oscar De La Hoya.

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15
Oct

Orlando Salido made WBO 130-pound titleholder, Garcia moves up

Orlando Salido has been declared the WBO’s junior lightweight beltholder in the wake former titleholder Mikey Garcia’s rise to junior welterweight, according to WBO General Secretary Jose Izquierdo.

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14
May

Lee Selby Q&A: ‘I’m within touching distance of a world title’

In his own words, Welsh featherweight Lee Selby “started at the bottom” and has worked his way up through a series of regional titles to find himself fighting Romulo Koasicha this Saturday in an eliminator for the WBC belt.

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12
May

Q&A: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman

WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman — who took over the position after his father, Jose Sulaiman, passed away in January — addresses some of the criticisms leveled at the sanctioning organization over the years, and where he envisions taking it in the future.

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10
May

Deontay Wilder calls Bermane Stiverne an ‘easy fight for me’

Undefeated KO machine Deontay Wilder was ringside for Bermane Stiverne’s sixth-round stoppage of Chris Arreola and, as the mandatory challenger to the new WBC titleholder, said he sees nothing to worry about.

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09
Mar

WBO president eyes Gary Russell-Vasyl Lomachenko for 126-pound belt

While acknowledging the potential promoter conflict, WBO President Paco Valcarcel says he’ll push for a bout between Gary Russell Jr. and Vasyl Lomachenko in July to win the vacant featherweight belt.

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25
Jan

Marco Huck leaves no doubt with TKO 6 of Firat Arslan

Marco Huck erased all questions with a sixth round stoppage of Firat Arslan in the rematch.

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24
Jan

Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola in April?

A deal has been reached between the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola, who could fight sometime in April for the heavyweight belt vacated by Vitali Klitschko.

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