Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO mandatory is Leapai

04
Dec

Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO mandatory is Leapai

RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been mandated by the WBO to face Alex Leapai, who scored a unanimous decision over the sanctioning organization’s previous No. 1 contender, Denis Boytsov, last month.

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04
Dec

Lem’s latest: Maidana says Broner is not ‘a slick boxer’

Marcos Maidana says Adrien Broner “has not been tested by a natural welterweight like me. That’s why this is the hardest fight of his life.” Maidana challenges Broner for the WBA 147-pound title on Dec. 14.

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14
Oct

Lem’s latest: Tarver back as heavyweight on Nov. 26

Former titleholder Antonio Tarver will return from what will have been a 17-month ring absence against Mike Sheppard on Nov. 26.

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14
Oct

Russell Jr. may be next if Salido fights Lomachenko

Undefeated featherweight Gary Russell Jr., who is the mandatory challenger for WBO titleholder Orlando Salido: “I’m ready for my first world title fight and can not wait for the fight to get made.”

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10
Oct

Cruz looks to be boxing’s first openly gay champion

Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz, who is gay, said “I’m going to make history” by defeating Mexican Orlando Salido for the WBO’s featherweight belt on Saturday.

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05
Oct

Lem’s latest: Alvarez ‘very happy’ with Golden Boy contract

Former junior middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez: “I have a contract with Golden Boy Promotions with which I am very happy.”

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07
Aug

Lem’s latest: Garcia-Martinez on Nov. 9? Roach fires Ariza

RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia could rise into the junior lightweight ranks to challenge WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez.

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22
Jul

Stieglitz’s decision over Kiyota changed to TKO

WBO super middleweight beltholder Robert Stieglitz’s 10th-round technical decision over Yuzo Kiyota on July 13 has been changed to a TKO.

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25
Feb

Huck-Afolabi III purse bid looms

WBO cruiserweight titleholder Marco Huck could face Ola Afolabi, against whom he is 1-0-1, for a third time in Germany this April.

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09
Aug

Broner says rivals running scared

Adrien Broner: “Don’t nobody want to grab that rope to hang themselves.”

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