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Luis Ortiz Must Face Alexander Ustinov By June 19, Orders WBA

On or about August 26, 2015, the WBA received a request from Golden Boy Promotions to sanction a fight between #7 ranked Luis Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs), from Miami by way of Camaguey, Cuba, and #15 ranked ...

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WBA Undecided on Caballero-Barros Rematch Order

The board of the World Boxing Association, chaired by Dr. Gilberto Mendoza has not yet made any decision on the application for an immediate rematch on the featherweight title fight between Jonathan B...

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Weights: Jones-Brudov, Concepcion-Kaovichit, WBA KO

In the afternoon on Friday was the weigh-in at the Hotel Finisterre, for the latest edition of the KO Drugs Festival, this Saturday October 2nd will be held at the Arena Roberto Duran in Panama. ...

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WBA's Mendoza Recovering After Suffering Heart Attack

The vice president of the World Boxing Association, Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, is being treated at a hospital in Panama City, after suffering a "mild heart attack," according to Dr. Themistocles Diaz, wh...

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Yuriorkis Gamboa Visits Panama, Helps Youth

WBA featherweight world champion Yuriorkis Gamboa is visiting Panama with his attorney Tony Gonzalez, and they will be guests, at the world championship fight for the interim WBA flyweight title clash...

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WBA's Gilberto Mendoza Reflects Back on Edwin Valero

After the tragic events that took place this weekend in the city of Valencia, Venezuela, that ended the life of Mrs. Jennifer Carolina Viera Valero, and her husband Venezuelan boxer Edwin "Inca" Valer...

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WBA Rejects Request For Shumenov-Campillo Rematch

LAS VEGAS – The World Boxing Association has rejected a request for a rematch made on behalf of former champion, Gabriel Campillo, who lost his WBA light heavyweight title to Beibut Shumenov by a 12-r...

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Kessler vs Perdomo WBA Purse Bid Set For July 20

The WBA has called a purse bid for the fight between WBA Super-Middleweight Champion Mikkel Kessler and mandatory challenger Gusmyl Perdomo. The bidding will take place on Monday, July 20th (18:00) at...

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Valuev-Chagaev Investigation Needs More Time, WBA

After the fact finding hearing on the cancellation of Chagaev vs. Valuev II held in Helsinki, Finland last May 30th, 2009 various parties requested additional time to submit more information and mater...

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WBA Donates 15K After KO Drugs Festival

PANAMA CITY – The World Boxing Association is proud to announce that it has donated $15,000 dollars after the 17th edition of the “WBA – KO Drugs” Festival took place last Thursday in Panama City. WB...

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