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Drozd vs. Makuba Targeted for April 8th in Moscow

WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KO) will make the second defense of his world title on April 8 in Moscow (Russia), according to his promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing. ...Read More

WBC: Wilder's Voluntary Defense Approved For 1/16

For WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder - the No. 1 ranked mandatory challenger is Alexander Povetkin of Russia, who also holds the WBC Silver title, and is scheduled to fight Mariusz Wach t...Read More

Drozd Injured, Makabu Defense To Be Rescheduled

According to Andrey Ryabinskiy, head of the “World of Boxing” promotional company, one of his stellar protégé’s Grigoriy Drozd is forced to withdraw from his scheduled mandatory defense against rugged...Read More

Drozd vs. Makabu Title Clash a Done Deal For Russia?

According to sources with knowledge of the details, WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28 KOs) and WBC mandatory challenger Ilunga Makabu (19-1, 18 KOs) have agreed to the terms for a pro...Read More

Mchunu vs. Makabu: B-Scene Staff Predictions

Possibly the best fight of the weekend is one that is not available to stateside fans, which is fitting since it takes place in a division largely ignored by American networks. Streaking cruiserwe...Read More

Ilunga Makabu Rallies To KO Thabiso Mchunu in Eleventh

International Convention Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - In a very important WBC cruiserweight eliminator - Thabiso Mchunu (16-2, 10KOs) came on strong, faded during the late rounds and...Read More

Mchunu-Makabu WBC Cruiserweight Eliminator on May 16

Durban, South Africa: Main Events, in conjunction with Ludonga Promotions, will be hosting the WBC World Title Eliminator in Thabiso "The Rock "Mchunu's native Durban, South Africa, at the ICC Centre,...Read More

Mchunu vs. Makabu Purse Bid Won By Main Events

Main Events won a purse bid for the WBC Cruiserweight Eliminator fight for the mandatory challenger for WBC Cruiserweight World Champion Grigory "Pretty Boy" Drozd (39-1, 27 KOs). The 12-round fight w...Read More

Drozd vs. Wlodarczyk II, Makabu-Mchunu in Eliminator

According to Anton Zhdanov, a manager of the reigning WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (38-1, 27 KOs), the World Boxing Council has ordered a rematch between the Russian and former champion Kr...Read More

Makabu Hammers Final Nail on Glen Johnson's Career

If former champion Glen Johnson (54-19-2) is smart, he will retire from the sport. Thei last Saturday night at the Grand Hôtel de Kinshasa in Kinshasa, Congo - Johnsonw as stopped for only the second ...Read More

Masternak-Makabu Title Fight Set, 6/21 In Monte Carlo

Mateusz ''The Master'' Masternak (32-1, 23 KOs) will face the hard-hitting Ilunga ''Junior'' Makabu (16-1, 15 KOs) for the interim WBA World Cruiserweight title on June 21st at The Monte Carlo Casino ...Read More

Fletcher Beats Bursak, Loreto Shocks Joyi By KO

Salle des etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco - Welterweight contender Roman Belaev (13-0, 10KOs) won a iwde twelve round unanimous decision over Dean Byrne. The scores were 119-109, 120-106 and 119-109....Read More

Photos: Golovkin, Adama Ready To Roll in Monte Carlo

Gennady Golovkin and Osumana Adama made weight for Saturday's middleweight title fight, which headlines at Salle des etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Both fighters weighed in at 159.2, comfortably ...Read More

Makabu, Joyi Are Pumped For Their Monte Carlo Bouts

The two African boxers featuring on the Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza bill next weekend are both in the shape of their lives, according to their trainers. Ilunga “Junior” Makabu (15-1, 14 KOs), who ha...Read More

Junior Makabu Faces Ruben Mino, 2/1 In Monte Carlo

Cruiserweight contender Ilunga "Junior" Makabu has secured a new opponent for his appearance on the loaded February 1 show in Monte Carlo. The knockout artist from South Africa will face another big p...Read More

Ruben Angel Mino Faces Makabu on 2/1, Monte Carlo

Argentine puncher Ruben Angel Mino has answered the call to fight WBC Silver cruiserweight champion Junior Makabu in a cruiserweight 10-rounder on the Monte Carlo Boxing Bonanza bill in Monte Carlo on...Read More

Cleverly vs Makabu Set For Golovkin Bill on Feb. 1

London / Johannesburg / Monte Carlo - Former WBO light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly has replaced Pawel Kolodziej as an opponent for big-hitting cruiserweight Junior Makabu on the undercard of ...Read More

Makabu Goes For WBA Gold on Golovkin Bill in Monaco

POWER- punching DRC- born South African southpaw Ilunga Makabu will take another giant step towards winning a world title when he contests for the WBA interim cruiserweight crown against unbeaten Poli...Read More