Matt Korobov Boxing News

WBO orders Demetrius Andrade vs. Matt Korobov for vacant WBO 160lb title

By Scott Gilfoid: Well, it looks like #2 WBO Billy Joe Saunders (20-0, 11 KOs) is out of luck as far as him fighting for the vacant WBO middleweight crown. The World Boxing Organization committee has ordered a fight between Demetrius Andrade and #1 WBO Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) for the vacant WBO 160 […]

Matt Korobov vs. Billy Joe Saunders is in the works for November 22nd

By Scott Gilfoid: A fight between #1 WBO Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) and #2 WBO Billy Joe Saunders (20-0, 11 KOs) is reportedly in the works for November 22nd to fight for the vacant WBA middleweight title that was recently vacated by Peter Quillin. Top Rank, the promoters for Korobov, are working with Saunders’ […]

Quillin vacates WBO 160lb title – Breaking news!

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions has sent out a press release saying that WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) will be vacating his WBO 160 pound title rather than taking on his dangerous IBF mandatory challenger Matt Korobov. The move was kind of expected because Quillin had failed to sign his part […]

Quillin given 2nd deadline for Korobov fight until September 4th

By Jim Dower: WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin has applied for and been given a second extension to sign his part of the contract for his mandatory title defense against #1 WBO Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs). The new extension is until this Thursday, September 4th at 4:00 p.m. Quillin’s previous extension expired earlier today, […]

Quillin still hasn’t signed contract for Korobov fight

By Dan Ambrose: WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) still hasn’t signed his portion of the contract for a November 1st title defense against his #1 WBO challenger Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs), according to Dan Rafael of ESPN. Korobov signed his portion of the contract last week, and they’ve been waiting ever […]

Roc Nation wins purse bid for Quillin vs. Korobov fight

By Dan Ambrose: In something of a surprise, boxing newcomer, Roc Nation Sports, a company founded by famous rapper Jay-Z, won the purse bid today for the Peter Quillin vs. Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) fight on November 8th at a venue still to be determined. Quillin will be making a defense of his WBO […]

Korobov-Quillin fight ordered by WBO

By Dan Ambrose: #3 WBO Matt Korobov’s 10 round unanimous decision win over Jose Uzcategui last Saturday night earned the 31-year-old Russian fighter a title shot against WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (31-0, 22 KO’s) On Thursday the WBO ordered Quillin and Korobov’s management to begin negotiations with 30 days to get the fight negotiated […]

Korobov vs. Gonzalez on Rios-Antillon undercard on July 9th

By Jason Kim: Number #7 ranked WBA middleweight contender Matt Korobov (15-0, 9 KO’s) faces Lester Gonzalez (12-3-2, 6 KO’s) on the undercard of Brandon Rios vs. Urbano Antillon bout on July 9th at the Home Deport Center in Carson, California. If the 28-year-old Korobov beats Gonzalez then his manager Cameron Dunkin is going to […]

Leal defeats Marroquin, Zbikowski destroys Warner

By Jim Dower: In something of an upset, previously unbeaten and highly hyped 21-year-old featherweight prospect Roberto Marroquin (19-1, 14 KOs) was beaten in a huge upset by journeyman Frankie Leal (16-5-3, 9 KOs) by a 10 round split decision loss at WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma. The final judges’ scores were 99-92, 96-94 for Leal, […]

Korobov decisions Findley, Martinez defeats Guerrero

Boxing results – WinStar Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma: Matt Korobov UD 8 Derrick Findley Raul Martinez SD 12 Rodrigo Guerrero

Korobov defeats Greenidge, Benavidez stops Delcid

Boxing results – Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada: Matt Korobov UD 8 Anthony Greenidge Jose Benavidez TKO 2 Manuel Delcid

Pavlik-Martinez undercard: Hearns, Jones, Korobov and Guinn win

Boxing results: Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey: Ronald Hearns KO 1 Delray Raines


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