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Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo For WBA 'Regular' on June 3

Shannon Briggs will get a shot at a portion of the world heavyweight title later this year. The 45-year-old two-time heavyweight champion confirmed the fight against Fres Oquendo, for the vacant WBA ‘...Read More

Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo Deal is Reached

Pensacola, FL—Square Ring Promotions and Hitz Entertainment Corporation announced today that they have reached an agreement for the Fres Oquendo vs. Shannon Briggs fight for the WBA World Heavyweight ...Read More

Briggs-Oquendo: Purse Bid Invalid, New Date Set For February 23

Earlier today, February 13th, 2017, the purse bid for the fight between Shannon Briggs and Fres Oquendo for the world heavyweight title of the World Boxing Association was held. However, the requireme...Read More

Briggs-Oquendo: Promoters Complain Over 1 Million Minimum

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, the World Boxing Association ordered a purse bid between former world champion Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs and veteran contender Fres Oquendo for the vacant ...Read More

Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo Heads To Purse Bid, February 13

The World Boxing Association has ordered a purse bid between former world champion Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs and Puerto Rican contender Fres Oquendo for the vacant "regular" heavyweight title of the...Read More

WBA Prez Firm That Joshua-Klitschko Winner Must Face Luis Ortiz

World Boxing Association President Gilberto Mendoza Jr. is firm that his organization will order the winner of Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko to fight unbeaten contender Luis Ortiz (27-0, 23 KO...Read More

WBA President Gives Status on Heavyweights, PED Testing, More

World Boxing Association President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza held a conference with the Panamanian press on Friday morning, in which he maintained that his organization was dedicated to a policy of havin...Read More

Shannon Briggs, Fres Oquendo Ordered To Reach Deal By WBA

Former world champion Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs will face Puerto Rican contender Fres Oquendo for the vacant "regular" heavyweight title of the World Boxing Association (WBA), confirmed Nicaraguan c...Read More

Ustinov To Face Briggs or Oquendo For WBA Belt, Says Manager

Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Ustinov (33-1, 24KOs) will fight to hold for the "regular" championship of the World Boxing Association (WBA) on the 25th of February against either Shannon Briggs ...Read More

Joshua-Klitschko Winner Will Have To Face Ortiz, Says WBA Prez

Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz (27-0, 23KOs) will be in line for a world title shot in 2017. At the start of this year, the World Boxing Association ordered a tournament to establish a single WBA world...Read More

Ruslan Chagaev Vanishes, Stripped of The WBA World Title

The WBA World Championships Committee issued a resolution regarding Ruslan Chagaev, who until now held the organization's 'regular' heavyweight title. Chagaev has not to fulfilled his mandatory commit...Read More

Chagaev's Manager Says His Fighter Will Defend Against Oquendo

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, the World Boxing Association stripped Lucas Browne of the WBA's 'regular' heavyweight title after his B-sample tested positive for clenbuterol. ...Read More

Browne Dismisses Rumors Of Haye May Day

David Haye has been chasing a May 21 showdown with WBA World titlist Lucas "Big Daddy" Browne (24-0, 21 KOs), but the 36-year-old Australian took to Twitter over the past couple of days to shoot "Ha...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

Oquendo Withdraws From Ruslan Chagaev Title Rematch

Fres Oquendo (37-8, 24KOs) has, according to the Sparkassen Arena in Kiel (Germany), pulled out of the fight against WBA "regular" heavyweight champ Ruslan Chagaev (34-2-1, 21KOs) due to illness. T...Read More

Chagaev-Oquendo Rematch Heads To Kiel on Oct. 17

The ordered rematch between WBA 'regular' heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev (34-2-1, 21KOs) and challenger Fres Oquendo (37-8, 24KOs) has been confirmed for October 17th in Germany, according Chagae...Read More

Chagaev-Oquendo Rematch Tentative For October 17th

The ordered rematch between WBA 'regular' heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev (34-2-1, 21KOs) and challenger Fres Oquendo (37-8, 24KOs) has a tentative date of October 17th in Germany, according to El...Read More

Diaz Warns Browne/Oquendo: There is a New Chagaev!

Australia’s Lucas Browne (22-0, 19 KOs) is the mandatory for WBA regular champion at heavyweight, Ruslan Chagaev (34-2-1, 21 KOs). Browne relinquished his Commonwealth title last week in order to con...Read More

Two Mandatories Await Chagaev-Pianeta Winner

A hectic schedule awaits the winner of this weekend’s heavyweight clash between Ruslan Chagaev and Francesco Pianeta. With a secondary title at stake, the victor will have to honor not one but two man...Read More

Ryabinsky Helps End Chagaev-Oquendo Legal Dispute

Moscow. New York. Legal proceedings between the two teams of heavyweight boxers – Ruslan Chagaev and Fres Oquendo have ended amicably. The conflict was resolved after Andrey Ryabinsky, vice-president ...Read More