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Barcelona Loses One Sided IBF Pan Pacific Title Fight

Veteran Nathan Barcelona of the Philippines has lost a one-sided, twelve round decision to undefeated IBF Pan Pacific bantamweight champion Terapong (Distar) Kaewnongsamed at the Chaophraya Park Hotel...Read More

Penalosa faces Colombian Hurtado on May 27

Former World Boxing Council superfly king Gerry Penalosa, now trained by Buddy McGirt in Orlando, Florida, is slated to see action on May 27 against former IBF bantam challenger Reynaldo "El Doberman...Read More

Bauya Vies For PABA Crown in Bangkok

Without much fanfare, Philippine bantam champion Joel Bauya left for Bangkok last Friday as he guns for the Pan-Asian Boxing Association 118-lb title against reigning champ and WBA top contender Poons...Read More

Ganoy KOs another Aussie, wins regional title

Little known Filipino fighter Ranee Ganoy continues his stunning streak of victories Friday in Australia....Read More

Euro News; Varon, Petrosian and More.

Spaniard Ruben Varon have vacated the EU 154 lb title which will now be contested between Czech Lukas Konecny and Brit Richard Williams. Final date for purse bids or agreement is June 21....Read More

Bolanos Eager To Face Bautista

Veteran Mexican fighter Gilberto Bolanos is eager to battle WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista and will arrive in Cebu on June 7, four days before his scheduled showdown w...Read More

Fahprakorb in Title Fight Against Marquez

Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym, the IBF Pan Pacific featherweight champion who was knocked out in the first round by Manny Pacquiao on October 26, 2002 but avenged the defeat somewhat by scoring a ninth round ...Read More

Gabi in World Title Eliminator

Diosdado “Prince” Gabi, rated No. 4 flyweight by the World Boxing Council, is scheduled to battle former two-division world champion and current No. 2 Rosendo Alvarez of Nicaragua in a world title...Read More

Euro News - Hakkar, Sturm and More

Sauerland Event are in negotiations with EBU 160 lb champ Morrade Hakkar for a voluntary defence against Sebastian Sylvester July 16 in Nuremberg. This show will also now feature Vitaly Tsypko v Brian...Read More

Power Gets British Title Shot, Watson Makes Debut

On Friday at the famed London and Castle Centre in South London, unbeaten prospect Martin Power faces former Commonwealth Super Flyweight champion Dale Robinson for the vacant British Bantamweight tit...Read More

The Philippines has a new champion in a major boxing organization.

Pedirito Laurente, a Parañaque City resident and product of the Sucat-based Johnny Elorde stable, stopped Chinese Qi Mu Xiang in the third round to capture his second regional super-bantamweight (inte...Read More

Euro News - Urkal, Witter and More

Newly crowned EBU 147 lb champ Oktay Urkal have his next mandatory defence against Dane Thomas Damgaard. The fight have a final date for agreement or purse bids June 6 at noon. ...Read More

Euro News; Scott, Jorgensen and More

Aftonbladet, a large evening paper, brought yesterday an interview with former WBU 135 lb champ George Scott. The paper couldn´t resist telling the story about a barroom brawl a few months back betwee...Read More

Euro News; Samil Sam, Vidoz and More

WBC Int´l heavy champ Sinan Samil Sam defends against Ugandan Peter Okhello, who fights out of Japan, June 11 in Kempten with Sauerland Event promoting. Italian Pietro Aurino, reigning WBC Int´l ruler...Read More

Euro News; Sylvester; Joval and More

German middle Sebastian Sylvester take on tough French trialhorse Eliseo Nogueira on the undercard to Valuev v Etienne (WBA I/C heavy) May 14 in Bayreuth. Lightheavy Kai Kurzawa face American Kevin Bu...Read More

Euro News; Zam, Aurino and More

Unbeaten jr middle Reda Zam Zam takes on WBA I/C champ Hamlet Petrosian June 17 in Aarhus with Bettina Palle promoting. The show is also expected to feature supermiddle Lolenga Mock, the WBO I/C title...Read More

Euro News; Magee, Sanavia and More

Danilo Haussler v Cristian Sanavia for the vacant WBA I/C 168 lb title is again postponed and again due to illness of the German. They were to have fought April 23 and then again May 14. Vitaly Ts...Read More

Euro News; Greenberg, Barashyan and More.

Professional boxing returns to Monte Carlo July 20 when World Sport Promotions stage a big show there with lightheavies Yuri Barashyan (Ukraine) and Massimiliano Saiani (Italy) squaring off for the va...Read More

Euro News - Krasnigi, Calzaghe and More

Luan Krasnigi have been stripped of the EBU title for failure to go through with the mandatory defenc against fellow German Timo Hoffmann. Krasniqi´s promoters, Universum, had asked for an extension o...Read More

Euro News - Akinwande, Valuev and Much More!

Nigerian heavyweight veteran Henry Akinwande have signed with Sauerland Event and will be included on the May 14 show in Bayreuth where he face Russian Alex Vassiliev. A win there - and a win for main...Read More