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WBO orders Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde

By Scott Gilfoid: Earlier on Wednesday, the WBO ordered World Boxing Organization light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and mandatory challenger Anthony Yarde to begin negotiations for a fight with a deadline of April 12 before a purse bid takes place.  → read full story

WBO Recognizes Future Stars and Figures of Puerto Rican Boxing

With a full house at the Complejo Ferial of Puerto Rico in the city of Ponce, the World Boxing Organization (WBO), chaired by Francisco “Paco” Valcárcel, Esq recognized the future stars of Puerto Rican boxing and the companies Miguel Cotto Promotions, PR Best Boxing, and Spartan Boxing Club for being at the forefront of the […]

WBO orders Demetrius Andrade vs. Billy Joe Saunders

By Tim Royner: The World Boxing Organization has ordered unbeaten Demetrius ‘Boo Boo’ Andrade (27-0, 16 KOs) to defend his title against former WBO 160 lb champion Billy Joe Saunders (27-0, 13 KOs).  → read full story

Billy Joe Saunders given 6 month suspension by WBO

By Mike Smith: Former WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has been suspended by the World Boxing Organization for six months after having tested positive for the banned drug oxilofrine.  → read full story

WBO grants Demetrius Andrade permission for voluntary defense in Feb

By Mike Smith: The World Boxing Organization has reportedly granted new WBO middleweight champion Demetrius ‘Boo Boo’ Andrade (26-0, 16 KOs) a voluntary defense for his next fight in February in his Providence, Rhode Island.  → read full story

Billy Joe Saunders vacates WBO title

By Trevor McIntyre: Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) has reportedly vacated his WBO middleweight title, which frees up the belt for Demetrius Andrade and Walter Kautondokwa to fight this month on October 20 in Boston, Mass.  → read full story

Billy Joe Saunders ordered to face Demetrius Andrade by WBO

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Organization has reportedly ordered WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (26-0, 12 KOs) to defend against is mandatory challenger former WBO 154lb.  → read full story

WBO states Demetrius Andrade likely Billy Joe Saunders’ next mandatory

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Organization stated on Thursday that #2 WBO Demetrius Andrade will likely be the next mandatory challenger to WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders when the time comes.  → read full story

Crawford made mandatory challenger to Jeff Horn

By Chris Williams: As of Thursday, Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs) has vacated his WBO light welterweight title, and he’s now been made the mandatory challenger to WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs).  → read full story

Saunders happy Lemieux fight ordered

By Jim Dower: Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) says he’s “happy” at hearing the World Boxing Organization has ordered him to defend his WBO middleweight title against mandatory challenger David Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) for his next fight.  → read full story

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