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Amin Asikainen Wins Return; Simpiwe Vetyeka Dominates

Former EBU middleweight champ Amin Asikainen (29-4) returned for a one fight comeback and outscored Croatian Ivan Jukic over six tonight (April 22) in Lappavirta (Finland). ...Read More

Simpiwe Vetyeka Aims To Get First Crack at Mares-Cuellar Winner

The camp of former WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka is upset that lower rated Abner Mares has been approved to challenge regular champion Jesus Cuellar on June 25 in New York ahead of him de...Read More

Vetyeka Returns on 11/28, Possible WBA Eliminator

Former undisputed WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka will return to the ring against Colombian Rudolfo Puente in East London, South Africa on November 28. The fight which is originally sche...Read More

Lomachenko's Manager: Let's See is Lee Selby Steps Up

Egis Klimas, manager of WBO featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko (4-1, 2KOs) of Ukraine, is looking at two potential opponents for his fighter's next return - which is being discussed for a Novembe...Read More

Simpiwe Vetyeka Chasing Nicholas Walters Showdown

The camp of South African fighter Simpiwe Vetyeka has decided on his next step and it wants him to challenge WBA featherweight champion Nicholas Walters. However Walters' promoter Bob Arum is repor...Read More

Vetyeka bounces back to winning ways against Reyes

Former WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka got back to the win column when he shut out Mexican Arturo Santos Reyes to pick up the WBA international title but most significantly vaulted himself ...Read More

Vetyeka in fresh bid to reach the featherweight throne

AFTER missing out on the chance to face IBF champion Evgeny Gradovich three weeks ago, former WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka has decided to take a more winding route back to title contenti...Read More

Vetyeka Back in Action, Tabugon vs. Siyo For IBO Belt

Filipino WBC Asian Flyweight titlist Raymond Tabugon will be immersed in the most important battle of his life when he climbs to the ring to exchange blows against South African IBO International Jr. ...Read More

Donaire Wins Decision Over Vetyeka Amid Controversy

Nonito Donaire overcame headbutts and a badly damaged left eye to score a technical decision over Simpiwe Vetyeka to win a featherweight belt Saturday evening in Macau, China. ...Read More

Donaire is Disappointed, Offers Vetyeka a Rematch

Nonito Donaire became the new WBA world featherweight champion Saturday after defeating South Africa's Simpiwe Vetyeka in Macau in a fight that saw the Filipino boxing star take victory after an anti-...Read More

Vetyeka-Donaire Undercard Results: Tso, Avalos Win

Yang Ik blitzed through Geisler AP, power punching his way to a 1st round knockout in their super lightweight bout. AP was put down three times in total, though only two of the sequences were rule...Read More

Vetyeka-Nonito Donaire: BoxingScene's Staff Predictions

Simpiwe Vetyeka is out to prove that his current stay atop the featherweight division is no fluke, while Nonito Donaire battles to make his way back to the top. The two collide for Vetyeka’s portion o...Read More

Vetyeka Motivated With Treatment as The Challenger

WORLD Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka does not mind being treated like challenger in his first title defense against Nonito Donaire, Jr. of the Philippines. Since t...Read More

Simpiwe Vetyeka: Nonito Donaire is Tailor-Made For Me

Simpiwe Vetyeka believes Nonito Donaire’s style will help him win their title fight in Macao, China, on Saturday night. The South African, who is set to defend his WBA “super” featherweight belt ag...Read More

Photos: Donaire, Vetyeka Go Face To Face at Weigh-In

Macau, China --- (L-R) WBA undisputed featherweight world champion Simpiwe “V12” Vetyeka and four-division world champion and 2012 Fighter of the Year, Nonito "Filipino Flash" Donaire weigh in (Vety...Read More

Donaire Ready To Stake Everything With Formidable Foe

Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire confronts a formidable foe in WBC featherweight super champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa in his quest for a world title in a fifth weight division in what is...Read More

Donaire: From This Point On, Every Fight Is Must-Win

By Jake Donovan - It was a year to forget almost as much as the previous year was one he will always remember. The 12 months that followed Nonito Donaire’s 2012 Fight of the Year campaign saw the Fil-...Read More

Weights From Macau: Vetyeka 125.5 Lb, Donaire 126 Lb.

Simpiwe Vetyeka makes the first defense of his featherwiegh title, as he takes on former three-division champ Nonito Donaire. The bout headlines an eight-fight card at the Venetian Macao in Macau, ...Read More

Photos: Donaire-Vetyeka 'Triple Crowns' Final Presser

Macau, China --- "TRIPLE CROWNS" --- (L-R) Three championship fights highlight "Featherweight Fury" : (L-R) IBF featherweight champ Egveny Gradovich , WBA world featherweight champion Nicholas Walte...Read More

Garcia Says One Punch From Donaire Might KO Vetyeka

Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire promised an "explosion" when he seeks a world title in a fifth weight division against WBA super champion Simpiwe "V12" Vetyeka of South Africa at the maginificent ...Read More