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WBA: Abril Loses His Status as 'Champion in Recess'

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, the Championship Committee of the World Boxing Association has ordered a direct and immediate rematch between champion 135 pound, the Colombian Darley Perez ...Read More

Darleys Perez Feels Derry Mathews' Pain in Abril Fallout

Darleys Perez can somewhat relate to the frustration felt by Derry Mathews, who has twice been scheduled to face Richar Abril for a lightweight title, only for both fights to fall through due to injur...Read More

Abril Withdraws From Title Fight With Mathews—Again

For the second time in as many attempts, a schedule fight between Richar Abril and Derry Mathews has fallen through, both instances coming within two weeks of fight night. Barely six weeks after wi...Read More

Mathews-Barroso For WBA Belt? - Abril To Withdraw

According to sources with knowledge of the details, BoxingScene.com has been advised that WBA lightweight champion Richar Abril (19-3-1, 8KOs) will not go forward with his scheduled fight against Derr...Read More

Frank Warren on Dirrell-DeGale, Abril-Mathews, More

Ask Jose Mourinho, Louis van Gaal, Roy Hodgson or Stuart Lancaster and they’ll tell you there’s no place like home. So it is in boxing. Home advantage can be crucial, the difference between victory...Read More

Anthony Crolla Hopes To Face Abril vs. Mathews Winner

ANTHONY CROLLA is targeting the winner of the Derry Mathews-Richard Abril fight after passing a brain scan. The Manchester lightweight suffered a fractured skull and a broken ankle after stopping a bu...Read More

Derry Mathews: I've Got The Power To Hurt Abril!

WBA World Lightweight title challenger Derry Mathews says his radar is now locked on deadly Cuban World Champion Richar Abril on Saturday 18th April at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Mathews destroyed H...Read More

Abril Falls Ill, Withdraws From Mathews Title Bout

Derry Mathews' WBA World Lightweight title opportunity on Friday 6th March at the Liverpool Echo Arena has been put on hold after the Champion Richar Abril has been forced to withdraw due to a viral i...Read More

Mathews Focused To Grab Abril's Belt, Face Mitchell

Premier lightweight Derry Mathews says he has what it takes to win a world title ahead of British rival Kevin Mitchell. The Liverpool hero challenges tough Cuban WBA king Richar Abril for his crown...Read More

Abril Does Not Trust Judges, Wants To Knock Mathews Out

WBA World Lightweight Champion Richar Abril says Derry Mathews is out of his depth against him and will get knocked-out when they collide at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Friday 6th March. Abril trav...Read More

Mathews on Abril Shot: Amazing What’s Happened To Me

Derry Mathews sits alone. His bumped and bruised face rests upon his numbing hands as he recalls what the previous thirty minutes have done to him. The loneliness soon evaporates as familiar faces a...Read More

Mathews Would Be Willing To Give Crolla Title Shot

The Liverpool lightweight got his dream chance against the Cuban star in his hometown on March 6. Crolla, 28, was set to take on Abril this month in Manchester before he was attacked by burglars in...Read More

Abril-Matthews Added to Butler-Tete 3/6 Liverpool Bill

As previously reported by BoxingScene.com's John MacDonald, Liverpool’s Derry Mathews, 36-9-2 (19), has secured a world title challenge against WBA lightweight titlist Richar Abril, 19-3-1 (8). The p...Read More

Derry Matthews To Land Richar Abril Title Shot

BoxingScene.com understands that Derry Mathews is set to challenge Richar Abril for the WBA lightweight title on March 6 at the Echo Arena, Liverpool. Sources revealed that a deal to stage the bou...Read More

Abril vs. Crolla Showdown is Set For 1/23 in Manchester

Anthony Crolla will face Richar Abril for the WBA World Lightweight title at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on Friday January 23, live on Sky Sports. Crolla, who claimed a six-round shut-out ove...Read More

Abril Retains WBA Belt With Majority Nod Over Tatli

Undercard results from Helsinki - Super middleweights: Arne Ernstsen, 7-0, Norway W6-U George Kandelaki, Republic of Georgia. 60-54 on all cards. Middleweights: Ahmed El Ghoulbzouri, 10-3-1, Belg...Read More

Video: Abril vs. Tatli Final Press Conference in Helsinki

The World Boxing Association 135 lbs world champion, Richar Abril from Cuba and the local challenger Edis Tatli, met this Tuesday at the press conference prior to their fight in Helsinki on Saturday. ...Read More

Crolla Eyes Crawford-Beltran Winner, Shrugs Off Abril

Anthony Crolla 28-4 (11 KOs) has told Boxingscene that his experiences of the Wildcard gym in Los Angeles will ensure he doesn’t underestimate the danger posed by former world champion Gamaliel Diaz 3...Read More

Photos: Abril, Tatli Go Face To Face at Helsinki Presser

As previously reported, the world lightweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Cuba's Richar April 18-3-1 (8 KOs), will be defending his title against undefeated WBA intercontinental ch...Read More

Abril To Defend Title Against Tatli on 9/20 in Helsinki

WBA lightweight champion Richard Abril (18-3-1) will defend the title on September 20 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki (Finland) against Edis Tatli (23-0), the current WBA I/C title holder and offici...Read More