Vetyeka wants Mares-Gonzalez winner, not John rematch
The camp of newly crowned WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa is trying to ignore the rematch clause the fighter signed before facing Indonesian Chris John in Perth, Australia last Friday.
Donaire Wants Walters Shot, Not Teammate Gradovich
Donaire wants the fight either in late April or sometime in May. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard that he had spoken to Donaire's manager Cameron Duncan who informed him that Donaire would be ready by late April but indicated he didn't know whether it was so and added 'at worst it would be May' to give time for his ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Vetyeka's win brings comfort to mourning South Africa
SCORES of people lined the streets of East London, South Africa as Simpiwe Vetyeka, made his triumphant return from Australia where he caused one of the big upsets of the year by scoring a six rounds stoppage victory over previously undefeated Indonesian Chris John to take his WBA featherweight crown at Metro City, Perth Australia last Friday.
The Miami Herald
At Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, Calif. , Josesito Lopez vs. Mike Arnaoutis, 10, welterweights; Francisco Vargas vs. Jerry Belmontes, 12, for Vargas' NABF/WBO Intercontinental super featherweight title.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Eastern European Round-Up: Tatli, Glazewski, Pianeta
Aside from the several major cards during this rich boxing weekend, involving a number of high-profile competitors, there were several local shows in Europe the last couple of days.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Night of boxing shocks as John, Garlett are beaten
Perth boxing fans witnessed the end of an era on Friday night as long-reigning world champion Chris John suffered his first professional loss after 52 fights.
Vetyeka Overwhelms John, Lifts Featherweight Crown
The impact of Nelson Mandela's passing on Thursday was undoubtedly felt worldwide, though hitting particularly close to home in South Africa.
Economics ensure Chris John doesn't fight in America
Chris John's 48-0-3 team says simple economics are the reason the star boxer is punching in Perth and not Las Vegas.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Stephen Ormond Tabbed To Eliminate Derry Mathews
Given his 30th birthday is already a matter of history, Dublin featherweight Stephen Ormond knows he needs to gamble on a few short cuts if he is to fulfil his world title ambitions.
The Miami Herald
At Perth, Australia, Chris John vs. Simpiwe Vetyeka, 12, for John's WBA Super World and IBO featherweight titles; Daud Cino Yordan vs. Sipho Taliwe, 12, for Yordan's IBO lightweight title.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Best-kept secret in fast lane to fame
The 28-year-old super-featherweight was looking ahead to tomorrow night's fight with Filipino Ryan Sermona when talk turned to a possible world title challenge in the next 18 months.
Northern Michigan News
The 2014 Boxing Hall of Fame class
A look at the 12 people to be inducted June 8 into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum: OSCAR DE LA HOYA: Born on Feb. 4, 1973, in Montebello, Calif.
Mzonke Fana is Ready For Espoo Battle in Finland
AFTER a turbulent reign as the two-time IBF super featherweight champion, South African Mzonke Fana is now content to be used as stepping stone for up and coming stars in their own backyards.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
At Osaka, Japan, Daiki Kameda vs. Liborio Solis, 12, for Kameda's IBF super flyweight and WBA World super flyweight titles; Tomoki Kameda vs. Immanuel Naidjala, 12, for Kameda's WBO bantamweight title; Katsunari Takayama vs. Vergilio Silvano, 12, for Takayama's IBF minimumweight title.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Miami Herald
Donaire, Rigondeaux jockey for boxing rematch advantage
Devon Alexander vs. Shawn Porter, 12, for Alexander's IBF welterweight title; Paulie Malignaggi vs. Zab Judah, 12, welterweights; Erislandy Lara vs. Austin Trout, 12, super welterweights.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Indo spy row hits WA boxing show: claim
UPDATE: Promoters for a WA boxing show say they have told they cannot use the Indonesian Consulate in Perth for a press conference next week because of the ongoing spy row between Australia and Indonesia.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Prince Naseem spotted looking far from featherweight at Froch v Groves fight
Prince Naseem Hamed was one of the many boxing stars past and present in attendance at the Phones4U Arena, Manchester to watch the grudge match between Carl Froch and George Groves.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
The Sweet Science
Gradovich Handles Dib, Scores TKO Win
Evgeny Gradovich put the title he won from Billy Dib on the line in the final fight before the Pacquiao-Rios rumble in Macao.
Scott Quigg, Andy Lee, Crolla, Campbell, McDonnell Win
Manchester, Phones 4U Arena - Scott Quigg made a triumphant defense of his World Boxing Association "regular" world title at 122 pounds, putting Diego Silva down twice and scoring a second-round knockout.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Boxer Sohn Jung-oh revives Korean pro boxing
Boxer Sohn Jung-oh revives Korean pro boxing . NOVEMBER 22, 2013 05:54. . Korean professional boxer Sohn Jung-oh`s challenge to WBA bantamweight champ Koki Kameda has revitalized the slumping popularity of boxing.