Chris John Boxing News
By Chris Williams: In WBA Super World featherweight champion Chris John (48-1-3, 22 KO’s) was beaten for the first time in his long 15-year pro career last Saturday night in losing to #14 WBA fringe contender Simpiwe Vetyeka (26-2, 16 KO’s) by a 7th round stoppage at the Metro City, Northbridge, Western Australia, Australia. The […]
Friday the 6th of December, Dragon Fire will present a night of World Championship Boxing action at the Thunderdome, Metro City in Perth Western Australia. The WBA Fighter of the decade & current WBA Super World Featherweight Champion Chris “The Dragon” John (48-0-3) returns to the ring in a battle of Featherweight Champions and will […]
By Gerardo Granados: The newly crowned WBC featherweight champion Abner Mares (W26-L0-Dl) is only 27 years old and already has conquered world titles in three different weight divisions. The young lion has defeated good opposition to achieve it, but what kind of potential does he have? The 5´4 1/2” height and 66” reach young lion […]
By Jim Dower: Sunday’s fight between WBA featherweight champion Chris John 48-0-3, 22 KO’s) and challenger Satoshi Hosono (23-2-1, 17 KO’s) ended in a 3rd round technical draw after the 33-year-old John and Satoshi collided heads in the third round, opening up a huge cut over John’s right eye in their fight at the Bung […]
By John Kelvin: Chris John is the longest reining champion in the sport today. He is the current WBA featherweight champion of the world and has held the title for 9 years making 16 defenses in total. John has defeated recent Manny Pacquiao conqueror and Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez as well as former champion […]
By Chris Williams: Instead of WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire (31-1, 20 KO’s) taking on the dangerous and highly skilled counter puncher WBA super bantamweight chanmpion Guillermo Rigondeaux next in a toss-up fight, Donaire could end up facing WBA Super World featherweight champion Chris John (48-0-2, 22 KO’s) next in a fight that could […]
Sampson Lewkowicz, advisosr of WBA featherweight “super” champion Chris “The Dragon” John (48-0-2, 22 KOs) sends his warmest congratulations to his fighter for making his 17th successful title defense on Friday night in Singapore. Fighting on Mahkota Promotions’ card at the Marina Bay Sands and live on Australia FOX, John outclassed previously undefeated Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo […]
By Chris Williams: 33-year-old WBA Super World featherweight champion Chris John (48-0-2, 22 KO’s) chalked up his 17th consecutive title defense with a 12 round unanimous decision win over Thailand’s Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo (44-1, 27 KO’s) at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, in Singapore, Singapore.
By Jim Dower: Making a voluntary defense of his WBA Super World featherweight title champion Chris John (47-0-2, 22 KO’s) easily beat 2nd tier opponent Shoji Kimura (24-5-2, 9 KO’s) of Japan by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Marina Bay Sands, in Singapore, Singapore.
Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing wishes to congratulate his fighter, World Boxing Association (WBA) World Featherweight Super Champion Chris “The Dragon” John, for being awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Boxing Association.
By Sean McDaniel: Using little more than his jab all night long, WBC cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (46-2-1, 33 KO’s) wore down 38-year-old former WBA World light heavyweight champion Danny Green (31-5, 27 KO’s) and knocked him out in the 11th round with a nice left hook to the head that put Green on his […]
LOS ANGELES, April 19 – This past weekend was an unforgettable one for the Golden Boy Promotions team, as three of its world-class athletes competed in three world championship bouts on three continents, with Amir Khan, Victor Ortiz and Chris John all emerging victorious with world championship belts strapped around their waists.
By Eric Thomas: WBA featherweight champion Chris John (45-0, 22 KO’s) successfully defended his World Boxing Association title on Sunday night beating fellow Indonesian fighter Daud Cino Yordan (27-2, 22 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Jakarta International Expo in Jakarta, Indonesia. Like a lot of the 31-year-old John’s fights, the bout […]
By Craig Joseph Daly: April 17th (Sunday), 2011 At The Jakarta International Expo, Jakarta, Indonesia Chris John (44-0-2) 22KO’s vs. Daud Yordan (27-1-0) 21KO’s)
By Jim Dower: WBA Super World featherweight champion Chris John (44-0-2, 22 KO’s) will be putting his unbeaten record and World Boxing Association title on the line against Daud Cino Yordan (27-1, 21 KO’s) on April 17th at the Jakarta Trade Expo, in Jakarta, Indonesia. This figures to be a very tough fight for the […]
By Chris Williams: The negotiations for a fight between World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and WBA junior middleweight Miguel Cotto are still alive, according to examiner.com. However, if the fight does get made, it won’t be until fall next year after Cotto has already fought someone like Antonio Margarito. By that time, […]
Boxing results – Indoor Tennis Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia: Chris John UD 12 Fernando David Saucedo WBA Super World featherweight title Daud Cino Yordan TKO 1 Damian David Marchiano
By Jason Kim: If featherweights Yuriorkis Gamboa and Juan Manuel Lopez want an opponent for their next fight, they have to look no further than unbeaten World Boxing Association featherweight champion Chris John (43-0-2, 22 KO’s). In an article with theJartaglobe, John, 30, had this to say about the prospects of fighting Gamboa or Lopez:
By Sam Gregory: On tonight’s final bout for the undercard of the Mayweather-Marquez fight in a highly anticipated rematch, the reigning and defending undefeated featherweight champion Chris John 43-0-2 with 22 KO’s defended his WBA belt against Rocky Juarez 28-5-1 with 20 KO’s in a 12 round bout in the featherweight division.
By Chris Williams: On September 19th, the Golden Boy Promotions card featuring Floyd Mayweather making his comeback against Juan Manuel Marquez will be matched against the UFC 103 event on the same night at the American Airlines Center, in Dallas, Texas. The two events will be competing for pay-per-view dollars from fans. At this point, […]
By Chris Williams: With only a month to go before the September 19th catch weight clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez, the interest in the fight looks to be very low among boxing fans, even though an effort was made to spruce up the card by adding Zab Judah, Chris John, Michael […]
By Chris Williams: While some boxing fans are excited about the undercard of the September 19th fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand, in Las Vegas, Nevada, I’m not one of them or close to being one of them. I see nothing but a bunch of faded stars and […]
By Sean McDaniel: WBA featherweight champion Chris John (42-0-2, 22 KO’s) had to pull out of his June 27th rematch with Rocky Juarez due to an illness that John experienced while in training camp. Apparently, John, 29, collapsed while training for his bout with Juarez, which may be caused by a blood problem. John fought […]
By Jim Dower: WBA featherweight champion Chris John (42-0-1, 22 KOs) will be facing Rocky Juarez (28-4-1, 20 KOs) in a much needed rematch next month on June 27th. This time, the bout will take place on neutral territory at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California. Their previous fight in February 2009 ended up […]
By Eric Thomas: World Boxing Association featherweight champion Chris Chris John (42-0-2, 22 KOs) will be fighting a rematch with American challenger Rocky Juarez (28-4-1, 20 KOs) on June 27th at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California. This is excellent news because the previous fight between John, 29, and Juarez ended up in a […]