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The World Boxing Association (WBA) Executive Committee has approved the creation of a new super cruiserweight division in a vote called by the president Gilberto Jesus Mendoza. This new division will be between 200 and 224 pounds, matching the bridgerweight division created by the WBC three years ago. The WBA made several analyses during recent […]

Boris van der Vorst has been elected as the first President of World Boxing at its inaugural Congress in Frankfurt. The Dutchman secured 63 percent of the vote against Elise Seignolle from USA Boxing and will serve an initial two-year term. In his inaugural Presidential speech following the election, Boris van der Vorst, said: “I […]

The International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) continues to be resilient in the face of economic pressures of recent years. Following the tumultuous effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to the cancellation of on-site events, including the revered Annual Hall of Fame Weekend in 2020 and 2021, IBHOF made a triumphant return with the historic Trilogy Induction […]

Boxing’s two heavyweight world champions will finally meet to crown the one and only undisputed champion of the world. WBC champion Tyson ‘The Gypsy King’ Fury will fight WBO/IBF/WBA unified champ Oleksandr Usyk in a history-making showdown on Saturday, February 17, at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Fury and Usyk came face-to-face at a […]

O’Shaquie Foster (21-2, 12 KOs), the reigning WBC junior lightweight world champion, has signed a multi-fight promotional contract with Top Rank. A native of Orange, Texas, who trains out of Houston, Foster will make his Top Rank on ESPN debut in early 2024. “O’Shaquie Foster is a supremely talented champion in the prime of his […]

Golden Boy Promotions announced today the signing of the undefeated WBO #1, WBC #4 super lightweight Arnold Barboza Jr. (28-0, 10 KOs). Barboza Jr. will participate on the DAZN broadcast of the Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte card in Houston, Texas at Toyota Center on Saturday, December 2. Arnold Barboza Jr: “I’m ready for the big […]