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Jose Ramirez vs. Jack Catterall ordered by WBO

By Kenneth Friedman: Jose Ramirez and Jack Catterall have been ordered to start negotiations by the WBO for a mandatory defense of Ramirez’s World Boxing Organization light welterweight title.  → read full story

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Shefat Isufi – official weights

By Trevor McIntyre: Billy Joe Saunders and Shefat Isufi made weight on Friday for their fight for the vacant WBO super middleweight title this Saturday night at the Lamex Stadium, in Stevenage, England.  → 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

WBO rejects Hogan’s complaint over scoring for Munguia fight

By Chris Williams: The WBO has rejected mandatory challenger Dennis Hogan’s complaint over the judges’ scoring of his fight against WBO junior middleweight champion Jaime Munguia (33-0, 26 KOs) earlier this month on April 13 at the Arena Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico.  → read full story

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


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