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Golovkin Lurks for Canelo-Cotto: BScene Ratings Update

Middleweight: Jermain Taylor exits for inactivity and let’s hope, given his erratic behavior in the last year, no one who cares about him lets him take any further head trauma. Daniel Jacobs moves pas...Read More

Moruti Mthalane Retains IBO Crown, Decisions Zaleta

International Convention Centre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - In his first defense of the IBO flyweight title, Moruti Mthalane (31-2, 20KOs) retained the title with a twelve round unanimous d...Read More

Oliva Targets Title Rematch With Moruti Mthalane

The manager of newly crowned World Boxing Federation Asia Pacific flyweight champion Jether “The General” Oliva, Jim Claude Manangquil, is seeking a rematch with IBO flyweight champion Moruti Mthalane...Read More

BoxingScene Ratings Update - Garcia, Wilder, Ponce

With action from Heavyweight to Flyweight, boxing fans were treated to a solid weekend. Drama abounded with controversy in spots and big time action throughout. Several men earned their way into the...Read More

Mthalane Captures IBO Crown, Split Nod Over Oliva

Moruti Mthalane won the IBO flyweight title when he beat Jether Oliva on a split decision in Durban on Saturday night. The South African, a former IBF champion, won 117-112 and 116-112 on two cards...Read More

Team Oliva Confident of Shocking Moruti Mthalane

Filipino warrior Jether Oliva embarks in the most important endeavor of his life: his battle for the vacant IBO Flyweight (112 lbs) World Title against dangerous former champion Moruti "Baby Face" Mth...Read More

Mthalane-Oliva For Vacant IBO Title in Durban on 3/15

Moruti Mthalane will fight Jether Oliva for the vacant IBO flyweight title in Durban on March 15. The South African, who was stripped last week of the IBF belt for failing to defend it against Thai...Read More

Mthalane's Trainer Explains Dropping of The IBF Title

Johannesburg – Jinxed fighter Moruti Mthalane, South Africa's longest-reigning and respected champion, was stripped of IBF flyweight title after he pulled out of his mandatory defence against Thailand...Read More

Mthalane Pulled From 1/25 Thailand Show, Forfeits Title

Moruti Mthalane has touted himself as the only remaining current world champion from South Africa, but that statement no longer holds true. The long-reigning flyweight titlist is forced to vacate h...Read More

Mthalani To Defend His IBF Title Against Ruenroeng

Johannesburg - Moruti Mthalani's IBF flyweight title defense is back on track, but not quite in the way South Africa's longest existing international boxing champion must have desired. In another u...Read More

Mthalane's Trainer is Happy Olteanu Bout Canceled

Johannesburg – The cancellation of boxer Moruti Mthalane's “jinxed” fight in Germany on Saturday night could be a blessing in disguise, his trainer Nick Durandt said on Tuesday. “My initial reactio...Read More

Stieglitz vs. Ekpo, Mthalane vs. Olteanu on October 19

WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz (45-3, 26 KOs) will make a voluntary defense of his world titleon October 19th against WBO number 7 ranked Isaac Ekpo (22-1, 16 KO's) from Nigeria. Th...Read More

Mthalane Forced To Make IBF Defense in Germany

Moruti Mthalane will have to defend his IBF flyweight title against Silvio Olteanu in Germany. German promoters SES have won the purse bids to stage the fight. Their winning R110 000 bid [$11,215.38 d...Read More

Mthalane Ordered To Defend His IBF Title Against Olteanu

Moruti Mthalane has been given three months to defend his IBF flyweight title against Silvio Olteanu of Spain. "Exactly when and where the fight will take place remains a mystery," Mthalane's train...Read More

Moruti Mthalane Gets Silvio Olteanu as His IBF Mandatory

EBU flyweight champion Silvio Olteanu, 14-6-1, is now mandatory challenger for IBF champ South African Moruti Mthalane, 29-2. IBF have set July 5 as the date for purse bids. Rimer Boxe, headed by ...Read More

Mthalane Ordered By IBF To Defend Against Saludar

Froilan “The Sniper” Saludar has earned a mandatory title shot at IBF flyweight champion Moruti “Baby Face” Mthalane of South Africa. IBF Championship Committee chairman Lindsey Tucker Jr has infor...Read More

Nunez Resting After KO Loss, Carrillo Eyes Concepcion

Ricardo 'The Mathematician' Nunez is resting after Saturday's resounding defeat against South Africa's IBF flyweight king Moruti Mthalane. After both fighters were down in previous rounds, Mthalane po...Read More

Moruti Mthalane KO's Ricardo Nunez in a Wild Defense

IBF flyweight champion Moruti Mthalane (29-2, 20KOs) knocked out mandatory challenger Ricardo Nunez (24-2, 20KOs) in the eight round at the Arena Roberto Duran in Panama. An action packed fight where ...Read More

Branco's Top Fighters in IBF Triple Threat on Saturday

Well known South African promoter Branco Milenkovic has added one more of his fighters to two others involved in IBF sanctioned fights in different countries on the same day indicating its “D DAY” for...Read More

Concepcion Backing Nunez To Snatch Mthalane's Belt

Former WBA world champion Luis 'El Nica' Concepcion (25-3, 20KOs) is planning to steal the show on Saturday night at the Arena Roberto Duran in Panama. Concepcion will face undefeated Colombian conten...Read More