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Euro News; Greenberg, Barashyan and More.

Professional boxing returns to Monte Carlo July 20 when World Sport Promotions stage a big show there with lightheavies Yuri Barashyan (Ukraine) and Massimiliano Saiani (Italy) squaring off for the va...Read More

Euro News - Krasnigi, Calzaghe and More

Luan Krasnigi have been stripped of the EBU title for failure to go through with the mandatory defenc against fellow German Timo Hoffmann. Krasniqi´s promoters, Universum, had asked for an extension o...Read More

Euro News - Akinwande, Valuev and Much More!

Nigerian heavyweight veteran Henry Akinwande have signed with Sauerland Event and will be included on the May 14 show in Bayreuth where he face Russian Alex Vassiliev. A win there - and a win for main...Read More

Castanares Retains WBF Title

World Boxing Foundation welterweight champion Dindo Castanares of the Philippines made a successful first defense of his title with a fifth round TKO win over game Australian challenger Steven Marks ...Read More

Suico Should Face No Problems in Title Defense

Randy Suico, regarded as one of the more promising Filipino fighters with prospects for a crack at the world title currently held by legendary Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera should face no problems in ...Read More

Murad Muhammad Adds Another Filipino To His Stable

International promoter Murad Muhammad has added another world-rated Filipino boxer, Diosdado "Prince" Gabi to his stable of fighters under promotional contracts, highlighted by Ring Magazine feaherwei...Read More

Mundine Leans Towards Rugby Return

It has been reported that former WBA super middleweight champion Anthony Mundine has been given the green light to return to the Rugby. Mundine wants to return after hus May 11th bout with Mikkel Kess...Read More

Audley Harrison To Vacate Title

The BBC Sport is reporting that former Olympian and undefeated heavyweight Audley Harrison is going to vacate his WBF heavyweight title in order to pursue a career in the United States. Harrison has n...Read More

Mayol Retains OPBF Title in Japan

Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation minimum weight champion Rodel Mayol of the Philippines retained his title with a lopsided twelve round decision over former Japanese champion Takayuki Korogi at the ...Read More

Japanese Champion Unconscious After TKO Loss

Japanese super flyweight champion Seiji Tanaka remains unconscious after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot in the brain following a ten round TKO loss in a title defense against Nobuo Nasahiro...Read More

Bautista Spars With Israel Vasquez

WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista got his first taste of what its like to spar against a world champion when he went four eventful rounds with IBF junior featherweight ch...Read More

Bautista's U.S. Debut Called Off

WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista U.S. mainland debut against Mexican veteran Gilberto Bolanos at the Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas scheduled for April 8 has been c...Read More

McGirt Says Gorres Can Be a World Champion

2002 "Trainer of the Year" and former world junior welterweight and welterweight champion Buddy McGirt believes Filipino super flyweight Z "The Dream" Gorres can become a world champion if he continue...Read More

Joe Calzaghe: A Bleak Future

Is he the premier super middleweight in the world? Maybe, maybe not. Whatever your opinion of him – good, bad or ugly – Welshmen Joe Calzaghe is certainly one of the leading candidates for that part...Read More

Gorres Fights Ex Flyweight Contender

Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation No. 1 super flyweight Z "The Dream" Gorres arrived in Las Vegas along with former WBC super flyweight champion Gerry Penalosa early this morning not knowing whom he ...Read More

Bautista Impressive Prior To U.S. Debut

World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista who makes his U.S debut when he battles Thailand’s Aree Phosuwangym in Honolulu’s famed Blaisdell Center on March ...Read More

Another Ring Death in Indonesia

Another young boxer has died after suffering a third round TKO in a fight card at the Indosiar TV studios in Jakarta last Saturday bringing to twelve the number of ring deaths reported in Indonesia si...Read More

Laurente Loses OPBF Title

Dennis Laurente lost his Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation lightweight title when he dropped a split decision in a grudge rematch with Japan’s Chikashi Inada at the famed Korakuen Stadium in Toky...Read More

Gorres To Fight Guerrero Instead of Navarro

The planned battle between Z “The Dream” Gorres and WBC title contender Jose Navarro is off and the former US Olympic boxer whose only defeat was a controversial loss to super flyweight champion Katsu...Read More

Filipino Fighters Lose in Thailand

The poor showing of Filipino boxers in Thailand continues as two more fighters, Wennie Paderna and Larry Pelonia lost, with Paderna badly beaten by Asian Boxing Council featherweight champion Cholatha...Read More