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Luis Ortiz-Alexander Ustinov Waits For HBO Date

The World Boxing Association has notified that the teams of WBA interim heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) and #3 ranked Alexander Ustinov (33-1, 24 KOs) that an agree...Read More

Luis Ortiz Ready For Ustinov, Waiting On Next Available TV Date

Luis Ortiz and his handlers will feel much better about moving forward with plans to face Alexander Ustinov once they hear the news firsthand. For now, it’s comforting enough for the reigning interim ...Read More

Luis Ortiz-Alexander Ustinov: No Deal, Purse Bid Set For May 19

The Championships Committee of the World Boxing Association have ordered a purse bid for the mandatory fight between WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz and once-beaten Russian contender Alexa...Read More

Ustinov's Promoter Confident of Beating Golden Boy For Ortiz Bout

Vladimir Hryunov, manager and co-promoter of Russian heavyweight giant Alexander Ustinov, says a mandatory fight with Luis Ortiz will take place at the end of June. ...Read More

Luis Ortiz: I'm Going To Beat Alexander Ustinov's Head In!

Washington DC - In what was a stay busy fight for rising heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz, he scored a knockout over veteran Tony Thompson this past Saturday. He knocked Thompson down multiple times f...Read More

Alexander Ustinov Offered Hughie Fury Bout, Says Hryunov

Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Ustinov has been presented with an offer to face unbeaten Hughie Fury, the cousin of World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Organization (WBO) and Internation...Read More

Alexander Ustinov Accepts WBA Showdown With Luis Ortiz

BoxingScene.com reported on Wednesday that the World Boxing Association (WBA) was having trouble locating Alexander Ustinov (33-1, 24 KOs) to take part in their heavyweight tournament. ...Read More

WBA: Alexander Ustinov is MIA, Must Decide on Luis Ortiz

Earlier this year, the World Boxing Association (WBA) announced a resolution earlier this year which ordered a heavyweight tournament with a series of fights to create a single world champion. At the ...Read More

Team Ustinov Clarify Stance on Luis Ortiz Ttile Fight Offer

The hunt continues to find a willing opponent for Luis Ortiz' next ring appearance. The unbeaten Cuban souhtpaw is due to headline a March 5 edition of HBO's Boxing After Dark, but the clock is windin...Read More

WBA Creates Tournament To Set One Champion in Organization

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has come under fire for its creating of multiple champions per weight class. It remains a problem to this day in many weight divisions, but progress begins with a si...Read More

Luis Ortiz To Start Training, Vows World Title Win in 2016

After Luis Ortiz (24-0, 21KOs) shattered Bryan Jennings in in seven rounds on December 19th at the Turning Stone Casino Resort in Verona, the Cuban heavyweight remained fairly close to the gym. He adv...Read More

Luis Ortiz Must Face Alexander Ustinov By June 19, Orders WBA

On or about August 26, 2015, the WBA received a request from Golden Boy Promotions to sanction a fight between #7 ranked Luis Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs), from Miami by way of Camaguey, Cuba, and #15 ranked ...Read More

Maccarinelli Knocks Roy Jones Jr. Out Cold in Four!

Light heavyweight prospect Alex Hughes (7-0, 3 KOs) outboxed overweight slugger Murad Dalkhaev (5-6, 2 KOs) over six rounds. Hughes used his physical assets to keep much shorter Dalkaev at bay with hi...Read More

Alexander Ustinov-Sam Peter on Jones-Maccarinelli

According to Russian promoter Vladimir Hryunov, Belarusian giant Alexander Ustinov (32-1, 23 KOs) will face former heavyweight champion Samuel Peter (35-5, 28 KOs) on December 12 in Moscow, as part of...Read More

Jorge Linares Batters Ivan Cano For TKO in Four

In the opener, 20-year old Jr. lightweight Roger Gutierrez (9-0-1, 7 KO) of Maracaibo, Venezuela, scored an easy technical knockout in two rounds. Gutierrez used a left uppercut to bust the nose of 23...Read More

Photos: Linares-Cano, Ustinov-Harris, More - Weighin

LOS ANGELES - Five months after one of the biggest victories of his professional career against Kevin Mitchell, WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge "El Nino de Oro" Linares will celebrate by fighting...Read More

Ustinov-Butler on 10/10, Chudinov Out With Injury

Russian promoter Vladimir Hryunov announced certain changes today to the upcoming card being staged on October 10th in Venezuela. The main event will feature Jorge Linares defending his WBC lightweigh...Read More

Team Ustinov Eye Shannon Briggs For October Clash

There is a possibility that Alexander Ustinov (31-1, 22 KOs) will face former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (58-6-1, 51 KOs) on a date in October in Venezuela, according to the Russian fight...Read More

Flanagan Captures WBO Crown, Zepeda Injures Shoulder

Manchester—The first of BoxNation’s live fights on the Frank Warren-promoted Terry Flanagan versus Jose Zepeda bill from the Velodrome venue saw local boy Macaulay McGowan (10st 13lbs 7oz) vying with ...Read More

Weights From Manchester: Flanagan 135, Zepeda 134.5

Terry Flanagan and Jose Zepeda both put their unbeaten records on the line in their vacant lightweight title fight Saturday evening in Manchester, England. Both fighters made weight on Friday—Flan...Read More