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Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo fight for WBA title on June 3

By Jim Dower: In a battle of old timers, 45-year-old Shannon Briggs will be fighting 43-year-old Fres Oquendo for the vacant WBA World heavyweight title on June 3. The venue for the fight could potentially take place at the Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida. The World Boxing Association has two titles at heavyweight. The other […]

Square Ring promotions and Hitz Boxing reach agreement with the heavyweight factory for Oquendo vs. Briggs

Pensacola, FL—Square Ring Promotions and Hitz Entertainment Corporation announced today that they have reached an agreement for the Fres Oquendo vs. Shannon Briggs fight for the WBA World Heavyweight Championship.… Read

Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo to have second purse bid on Feb.23

By Jeff Aranow: Earlier today, heavyweights Shannon Briggs and Fres Oquendo met for a purse bid. Unfortunately for them, there wasn’t a big enough bid to meet the World Boxing Association’s minimum requirement of $1 million, according to Fight News. The WBA has now scheduled a second purse bid for the Briggs-Oquendo fight on February […]

WBA orders Shannon Briggs vs. Fres Oquendo

By Eric Baldwin: The World Boxing Association has ordered heavyweights Shannon Briggs and Fres Oquendo to fight it out for the vacant WBA heavyweight title. Briggs, 46, reportedly wants the Oquendo fight to take place in London, England. Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) has been building a fan base in the UK since fighting on the […]

Fres Oquendo vs. Shannon Briggs expected to be announced shortly

By Dan Ambrose: A fight between #5 WBA Fres Oquendo and #4 WBA Shannon Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) is expected to be announced soon, according to Fight News. It is believed that they would be fighting for the vacant World Boxing Association title. Browne was going to fight Oquendo for the WBA title, but he […]

Shannon Briggs vs. Lucas Browne winner must face Fres Oquendo

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Association surprised a lot of fans on Tuesday when they ordered 44-year-old Shannon ”The Cannon” Briggs (60-6-1, 53 KOs) and Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (24-0, 21 KOs) to fight for their vacant WBA ‘regular’ heavyweight title. The winner Briggs-Browne fight must face 43-year-old Fres Oquendo (37-8, 24 KOs) within […]

Lucas Browne’s management wants Haye, Fury or Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: With 42-year-old Fres Oquendo’s status unclear for him being able to be ready by June, the management for newly crowned WBA heavyweight champion Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (24-0, 21 KOs) are looking at other potential fights for Browne’s first defense of his WBA title in the next three months or so. Browne […]

Lucas Browne likely to face Fres Oquendo next

By Scott Gilfoid: Well, I hope newly crowned WBA heavyweight campion Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne (24-0, 21 KOs) enjoys his reign as the WBA champion after his 10th round knockout win over Ruslan Chagaev (34-3-1, 21 KOs) last Saturday night at the Colosseum Sport Hall in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia. It’s looking like Browne will need […]

Kovalev fight in Russia is off

By Allan Fox: IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (28-0-1, 25 KOs) won’t be able to fight in November in his home country of Russia like he had been planning on doing. According to Kovalev’s promoters at Main Events, there are scheduling issues that will prevent him from fighting in November like he had wanted […]

Yoan Pablo Hernandez vs. Victor Emilio Ramirez on October 2nd in Buenos Aires, Argentina

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (29-1, 14 KOs) will be defending his title against IBF interim champion and former WBO belt holder Victor Emilio Ramirez (22-2, 17 KOs) on October 2nd in Buenos Aires, Argentina, according to news from Dan Rafael. This venue will give the 31-year-old Ramirez the home country […]

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