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IBF orders Jose Uzcategui vs. Caleb Plant

By Dan Ambrose: After four years as a pro, Caleb Plant (17-0, 10 KOs) is about to get a title shot against newly crowned IBF super middleweight champion Jose Uzcategui (27-2, 23 KOs). On Thursday, the International Boxing Federation ordered the 27-year-old Uzcategui to defend against #2 Plant in his first title defense. The IBF […]

Jose Uzcategui made new IBF super middleweight champion

By Jim Dower: On the same day that James DeGale vacated his IBF super middleweight title, Jose Uzcategui (27-2, 23 KOs) has been promoted by the International Boxing Federation to their news IBF 168 lb. champion, according to Michael Benson.… Read

James DeGale vacates IBF 160lb title

By Scott Gilfoid: James DeGale vacated his IBF super middleweight title on Wednesday in a move that many boxing fans believe was a way for him to avoid having to defend against a very dangerous IBF mandatory Jose Uzcategui (27-2, 23 KOs). DeGale (24-2-1, 14 KOs) is coming off of a controversial 12 round unanimous […]

Caleb Plant vs. Rocky Fielding on July 28 in IBF 168lb eliminator

By Jim Dower: The management for super middleweight contenders Caleb Plant (17-0, 10 Kos) and Rocky Fielding (26-1, 14 KOs) came to an agreement on Tuesday for an IBF super middleweight eliminator fight on July 28 on Showtime Championship Boxing at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.… Read

Jose Uzcategui fights on July 28 on ESPN+ card

By Jim Dower: Jose Uzcategui (27-2, 23 KOs) will be defending his IBF interim super middleweight title on July 28 in Floiriday on an ESPN+ card in Kissimmee, Florida, while he waits for his title shot against the still injured IBF 168lb champion James ‘Chunky’ DeGale. … Read

Wilder-Ortiz averaged 1.1 million viewers on Showtime

By Jim Dower: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder and Luis Ortiz brought in huge ratings for Showtime last Saturday night. Deontay Wilder rallied to stop the 38-year-old Ortiz in the 10th round in a dramatic ending to their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

Jose Uzcategui defeats Andre Dirrell – Results

By Scott Gilfoid: Interim IBF super middleweight champion Andre ‘The Resurrected’ Dirrell (26-3, 16 KOs) was beaten by Jose Uzcategui (27-3, 23 KOs) by an 8th round retirement on Saturday night in a fight televised on Showtime Championship Boxing at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.… Read

Deontay Wilder defeats Luis Ortiz in exciting 10th round TKO

Undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder retained his WBC title in his seventh defense with a tenth round knockout over unbeaten challenger Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz in a thrilling back-and-forth SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING main event Saturday night from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®.… Read

Weights: Deontay Wilder 214.75 vs. Luis Ortiz 241.25

By Jim Dower: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) will be giving away 26.5 pounds to challenger Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) on Saturday night in their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Showtime Championship Boxing will be televising the Wilder-Ortiz card. … Read

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz final weights, quotes

WBC Heavyweight World Championship Deontay Wilder – 214 ¾ pounds Luis Ortiz – 241 ¼ pounds Referee: David Fields; Judges: Glenn Feldman (Conn.), Kevin Morgan (N.Y.), Carlos Ortiz (N.Y.)… Read

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