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Chris John: Time Never Comes Back

By Cliff Rold - Not surprisingly, the end of longtime WBA Featherweight beltholder Chris John’s reign marked the end of his career. As reported here at BoxingScene on Thursday, John has announced his...Read More

Chris John Says Age a Major Factor in Retirement Call

Indonesia’s former world boxing champion Chris John announced his retirement from the ring in Jakarta on Thursday, two weeks after he lost the WBA Super World featherweight title to IBO king Simpiwe V...Read More

Chris John's Full Retirement Speech, Says Goodbye

Former WBA featherweight champion Chris John (48-1-3, 22 KOs), 34-years-old, has announced his retirement in Jakarta, Indonesia. Two weeks ago John was upset in a shocker, when IBO champion Simpiwe Ve...Read More

Vetyeka in High Demand Since Chris John Shocker

Simpiwe Vetyeka’s handlers are ready to discuss a return bout between the new WBA featherweight champion and Chris John. "We'll see how John's camp feels about a return, which would be a huge attra...Read More

Vetyeka wants Mares-Gonzalez winner, not John rematch

The camp of newly crowned WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa is trying to ignore the rematch clause the fighter signed before facing Indonesian Chris John in Perth, Australia l...Read More

Durandt: Chris John Win is Remarkable For Vetyeka

Johannesburg – South Africa's IBO featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka has sent shockwaves through the boxing industry after stopped Indonesian legend and WBA champion Chris John after six rounds at...Read More

Vetyeka Overwhelms John, Lifts Featherweight Crown

Boxing's longest-reigning active titlist, Chris John (48-0-3) attempts the 19th consecutive defense of his featherweight belt as he faces Simpiwe Vetyeka, Friday evening in Australia. The bout hea...Read More

Chris John, Simpiwe Vetyeka Ready For Battle in Perth

WBO featherweight champion Chris John of Indonesia will face IBO featherweight champion Simpiwe “V12” Vetyeka of South Africa in a unified title bout in Perth, Austalia, on Friday. “I have prepared...Read More

Simpiwe Vetyeka Confident of Upsetting Chris John

DESPITE being dismissed as mere opponent to help Chris John notch up yet another title defence, South African Simpiwe Vetyeka is confident of inflicting the first defeat on the Indonesian when they cl...Read More

Photos: Chris John, Daud Yordan With Indonesia's VP

Last night WBA Fighter of decade and 18 time WBA World Featherweight champion Chris “The Dragon” John & IBO World Lightweight "Indonesian Thunder" Daud Cino Yordan met with Indonesian vice president B...Read More

Chris John-Simpiwe Vetyeka Clash Set For December 6

Friday the 6th of December, Dragon Fire will present a night of World Championship Boxing action at the Thunderdome, Metro City in Perth Western Australia. The WBA Fighter of the decade & current ...Read More

Photos: Chris John Arrives in Australia To Start Camp

WBA Super World Featherweight Champion Chris “The Dragon” John has arrived into Perth, Australia for preparation at Harry’s Gym in Balcatta, Australia ahead of his next title defense. Photos by Tony T...Read More

Photos: Chris John is Honored By Indonesia's President

The WBA Fighter of the decade, Chris “The Dragon” John was honored today by Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the Mandala Krida Stadium in Jakarta Indonesia. John 48-0-3 with 18 Worl...Read More

Chris John Hopes To Continue Being Role Model For Kids

A few days ago, the World Boxing Association super champion Chris John from Indonesia, was awarded by the children of his country, and he hopes he can continue to inspire them and be their role model....Read More

Headbutts Cut John-Hosono Short; Vetyeka Shocks Yordan

By Jake Donovan - Boxing's longest reigning active titlist Chris John returns to the ring for a featherweight title defense against Satoshi Hosono. The 12-round main event takes place Sunday morning a...Read More

Photo: Chris John Suffers a Deep Gash Above Right Eye

Undefeated World Boxing Association featherweight champion Chris John of Indonesia Sunday retained his title in a technical draw after a headbutt left a deep cut over his right eye. The bout with Japa...Read More

Photos: Chris John vs. Satoshi Hosono Weigh-In, More

The stage is set for a championship doubleheader at the Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Inodnesia. In the main event, WBA featherweight champion Chris John (48-02, 22KOs) will aim to continue his unbea...Read More

Chris John Plans To Continue Career For Two More Years

Chris John intends boxing for two more years after his WBA featherweight defence on Saturday night. The 33-year-old champion, who takes on Satoshi Hosono in Jakarta, wants to retire when he is 35 a...Read More

Chris John: I Beat Marquez Once, I'll Beat Him Again!

Chris John is undefeated in 50 fights and has been a world champion for an entire decade. The Indonesian is one of the greatest boxers to ever emerge from the South East Asian region and he will be re...Read More

Chris John Defends on 4/20, Takes on Satoshi Hosono

Chris John to Defend WBA Super Featherweight World Title Against Satoshi Hosono in Jakarta Chris John will make the sixth defence of his WBA Super Featherweight World Title against Satoshi Hosono i...Read More