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Canelo Alvarez vacates WBA 168-lb title

By Tim Royner: Saul Canelo Alvarez has vacated his WBA ‘regular’ super middleweight title, according to Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn.  → read full story

John Ryder’s team wants WBA to guarantee rematch with Callum Smith

By Charles Brun: John Ryder’s team are planning on contacting the WBA to have him reinstalled as the mandatory for World Boxing Association super middleweight champion Callum Smith due to the controversial scoring of their fight last Saturday night, according to @BoxingNewsED.  → read full story

Boxing Results: Arsen Goulamirian destroys Kane Watts

By Barry Holbrook: The powerful World Boxing Association Super World cruiserweight champion Arsen Goulamirian (25-0, 17 KOs) defended his title successfully for the first time in defeating #11 WBA Kane Watts (21-4, 13 KOs) by a 4th round KO last Friday night at the Accor Hotel Arena, in Paris, France.  → read full story

One Name, One Face, One Champ

By The Commissioner: A certain Mr. Deontay Wilder says it, ‘One face, one name, one champ’.  → read full story

WBA suspends Jarrell Miller for 6 months

By Tim Royner: The WBA has handed down a six-month suspension to unbeaten Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller for his three failed tests for the performance enhancing drugs GW1616, Human Growth Hormone [HGH] and EPO for his canceled fight against IBF/WBA/WBO champion Anthony Joshua.  → read full story

WBA orders Usyk vs. Lebedev

By Jim Dower: in what could prove to be a pointless endeavor, the WBA has ordered IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksander Usyk to make a defense against his World Boxing Association mandatory challenger Denis Lebedev.  → read full story

WBA orders Charr to defend against Oquendo

By Jim Dower: WBA World heavyweight champion Manuel Charr (31-4, 17 KOs) has been ordered to defend his secondary WBA title against 45-year-old mandatory Fres Oquendo (37-8, 24 KOs) by the World Boxing Association, according to ESPN.  → read full story

Joe Joyce now ranked #5 by WBA

By Tim Royner: 2016 Olympic super heavyweight silver medalist Joe Joyce (7-0, 7 KOs) has been elevated to #7 in the World Boxing Association’s heavyweight rankings following his recent first round knockout victory over Joe Hanks (23-3, 15 KOs) on December 1 on the undercard of Deontay Wilder vs.  → read full story

WBA orders Oleksandr Usyk vs. Denis Lebedev, Bellew fight in jeopardy

By Scott Gilfoid: Tony Bellew fans got some bad news on Wednesday with the World Boxing Association ordering WBA ‘Super World’ cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk to face WBA ‘Champion in recess” belt holder Denis Lebedev.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder holding the WBA and heavyweight division to ransom

By Damian Poole: Sad news for some boxing fans this week as WBO, IBF, WBA(super) and IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21-0-20 KO’s) was order by the WBA to finalise a fight with the Russia, Alexander Povetkin (34-1-24 KO’s) within 24 hours as of Tuesday 26th June or be stripped of the belt.  → read full […]

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