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Kal Yafai Drops, Dominates Luis Concepcion To Win WBA Title

Manchester Arena, Manchester - Kal Yafai (21-0, 14KOs) dropped and dominated Luis Concepcion (35-5, 24KOs) to capture the WBA super flyweight title. The scores were 120-108, 119-108 and 117-110....Read More

Concepcion vs. Yafai Still On, WBA Belt At Stake For Yafai Only

Kal Yafai has insisted that his fans will still get to see him in the ring this weekend. The Birmingham super-flyweight was hit with a shock on Friday when his opponent failed the weight ahead of thei...Read More

Photos: Yafai on Point, Concepcion Overweight and Loses Belt

Yafai vs. Concepcion photo gallery of weigh-in - Kal Yafai's world title opponent Luis Concepcion has failed to make weight for his WBA super-flyweight title defence and has vacated the belt. The Brit...Read More

Will Khalid Yafai Expand the Picture at 115?

Will Khalid Yafai Expand the Picture at 115?

By Cliff Rold - In a weekend chock full of fighting on the US airwaves, one of the more interesting bouts on tap didn’t make the cut. Quality young heavyweights? Check. Jr. welterweight champion in fr...Read More

Kal Yafai Wins, Faces Luis Concepcion on 12/10 in Manchester

Kal Yafai lined up a world title fight with a comprehensive victory. The super-flyweight, who is currently the British, WBA Inter-Continental and IBF Inter-Continental champion, stopped Johnson Tellez...Read More

Juan Francisco Estrada Eyes Luis Concepcion Showdown

Once his handlers are able to rule out a serious injury to his right hand, former world champion Juan Francisco 'Gallo' Estrada (34-2, 24KOs) will be positioned to return to action on a date in Decemb...Read More

Luis Concepcion-Kal Yafai Eyed For November 26 In Manchester

Kal Yafai looks set for a world title challenge before the year is out. The Birmingham super-flyweight, who is the current WBA Inter-Continental, British titlist and ex-IBF Inter-Continental ruler, ha...Read More

CompuBox Breaks Down The Suddenly Red-Hot 115-lb Division

Most casual sports fans know about the heavyweights, middleweights and welterweights but for those with a deeper appreciation for boxing the 115-pounders -- also known as super flyweights -- may well ...Read More

The Building Storm at Junior Bantamweight

The Building Storm at Junior Bantamweight

By Cliff Rold - In the lightest weight classes, it takes a little extra to garner broad attention. Lots of titles, spread across multiple geographic lines, rarely allow for the best in class to lock h...Read More

Luis Concepcion Unseats Kohei Kono, Taguchi Beats Miyazaki

Rex Tso Sing-yu’s hopes of winning Kohei Kono’s WBA world super flyweight title were thrown in to disarray on Wednesday night after the Japanese veteran suffered a sensational defeat in his mandatory ...Read More

Kohei Kono-Luis Concepcion: Pre-Fight Report Card

A good fight is a good fight no matter where on the scale, or where in the world, it takes place. Wednesday in Japan, fans could be treated to a pretty damn good fight between two genuine top ten figh...Read More

Rex Tso To Keep a Close Eye on Kono vs. Concepcion Outcome

Rex Tso Sing-yu’s hopes of fighting WBA champion Kohei Kono in December just got tougher after two other top Japanese boxers threw their hat in the ring. ...Read More

Kohei Kono-Luis Concepion is Ordered By The WBA

The World Boxing Association Championships Committee has ordered negotiations between WBA World super flyweight champion Kohei Kono (32-8-1, 13 KOs), from Tokyo, Japan, and WBA World interim super fly...Read More

Luis 'El Nica' Concepcion Arrested For Drunk Driving

Panamanian boxer Luis 'El Nica' Concepcion, who holds the interim-WBA super flyweight world title, was arrested yesterday at 11:00 pm at a police checkpoint at the entrance of Las Garzas de Pacora, af...Read More

Juan Francisco Estrada Eyes Concepcion, Possible Move To 115

WBA/WBO flyweight champion Juan Francisco 'Gallo' Estrada (33-2, 24KOs) celebrated his 26th birthday with his inclusion to the list of the top 10 pound for pound fighters in the world. ...Read More

Luis Concepcion, Kohei Kono Ready For 2016 Showdown

After his unanimous decision victory in his trilogy bout with Mexico's Hernan 'Tyson' Marquez on December 17th in Panama, the interim-super flyweight world champion of the World Boxing Association (WB...Read More

Concepcion Gains Revenge, Shuts Out Marquez

It took four years to do so, but the third time proved to be a charm for Luis 'El Nica' Concepcion. The diminutive slugger avenged a pair of knockout losses to Hernan 'Tyson' Marquez with a 12-roun...Read More

Concepcion-Marquez: BoxingScene.com Staff Predictions

Their first fight produced a flyweight war for the ages, enough to necessitate a rematch just six months later. The sequel was enough of a blowout to not put a third fight on the radar, which expla...Read More

Photos/Weights: Mosley-Lopez, Concepcion-Marquez

Panama - After a couple of hours of additional suffering on the scale, Panama's Luis "Nica" Concepcion made the required weight (115 pounds) for his title fight this Thursday, December 17, against Mex...Read More

Concepcion-Marquez 3 in Play, Segura Eyes Chocolatito

Former world champion Giovani Segura (32-4-1, 28KOs) will not be traveling over to Panama where was scheduled to fight on December 17 against interim-super flyweight champion of the World Boxing Assoc...Read More