Matt Korobov Boxing News

Golovkin could fight Cotto-Canelo or Korobov-Lee winner, says Arum

(Photo credit: Naoki Fakuda) By Dan Ambrose: Tonight, WBA Super World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (30-0, 27 KOs) will be in the ring to face former WBC interim 160 pound champion Marco Antonio Rubio (59-6-1, 51 KOs) at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Rubio lost his interim title last Friday when he failed to […]

Korobov-Lee and Herrera-Benavidez Jr. on Bradley vs. Chaves undercard on December 13th

By Dan Ambrose: The undercard of the Tim Bradley (31-1, 12 KOs) and Diego Chaves (23-2, 19 KOs) is shaping up to be a very good one with middleweights Matt Korobov and Andy Lee facing off for the vacant World Boxing Organization middleweight strap. Light welterweight Mauricio Herrera will be fighting Jose Benavidez Jr on […]

Matt Korobov vs. Andy Lee possible for vacant WBO 160lb title on December 13th

By Allan Fox: It now looks like #3 WBO Andy Lee (33-2, 23 KOs) will be facing #1 WBO Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) for the vacant WBO middleweight title. The date that they’re looking for is December 13th. This is for the WBO title that Peter Quillin vacates last September when he was supposed […]

Billy Joe Saunders to fight Matt Korobov for vacant WBO middleweight title

By Scott Gilfoid: World Boxing Organization president Paco Valcárcel, Esq is saying that #1 WBO Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) will be facing #2 WBO Billy Joe Saunders (20-0, 11 KOs) for the vacant WBO 160 pound title in the UK. Saunders was supposed to be fighting domestic level fighter Chris Eubank Jr on October […]

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 […]

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