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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 […]

Hearn says Povetkin is likely next for Joshua

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn thinks Deontay Wilder and his management are playing games by not returning the contract for the Anthony Joshua fight, so he now is ready to move on and match AJ against WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin for September.  → read full story

WBA orders Anthony Joshua to sign for Alexander Povetkin fight within 24 hours

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Association is ready to order champion Anthony Joshua to defend his WBA heavyweight title against mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin.  → read full story

WBA orders Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin negotiations to start

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Association has officially ordered the fight between WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin.  → read full story

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