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Was Chris John’s retirement 4 years overdue?

By Chris Williams: Former WBA featherweight champion Chris John (48-1-3, 22 KO’s) announced his retirement from boxing this week after a long 15-year pro career. The 34-year-old John had recently been stopped in the 6th round by Simpiwe Vetyeka on December 6th of this month in a fight where he was batted around the ring […]

Simpiwe Vetyeka stops Chris John

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 […]

Chris John faces Simpiwe Vetyeka in Australia on December 6th

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 […]

Can Abner Mares compete with Rigondeaux and Chris John?

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 […]

Chris John – Satoshi Hosono ends in technical draw

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 […]

Chris John should be in the top 10 pound for pound list

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 […]

Nonito Donaire vs. Chris John being discussed for March or April 2013 in Asia

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 […]

Chris John defeats Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo; Yordan decisions Tseveenpurev

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.… Read

Chris John defeats Shoji Kimura

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.… Read

Wlodarczyk stops Green; Chris John decisions Merdov

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 […]


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