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Klitsachko to fight Pulev

Undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been ordered to defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) title against unbeaten Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev, the latter's promoter said Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/9 0:18:01

Cuba's Domadores tipped to advance to WSB final

Cuba will look to beat Russia Friday in the second leg of the semifinals of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/2 9:14:44

Martinez retains title

Spain's Kiko Martinez retained his International Boxing Federation super-bantamweight title on Wednesday by beating Japan's challenger ­Hozumi Hasegawa on a technical knockout in Osaka, Japan.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/4/23 23:43:10

Cuba gets closer to professional boxing

Cuba will permit its boxers to participate in the 4th World Series of Boxing (WSB) to be held from November 15 until May, 2014, allowing them to earn some profits without losing their amateur condition, Alberto Puig, president of the island' s national federation, said Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:07:06

Miyazaki KO's challenger, retains WBA minimum title

Japan's Ryo Miyazaki stopped Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde by technical knockout to retain his World Boxing Association minimumweight title in Osaka on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:06:57

Taiwan's Wu joins IOC race, vows to fight doping

Taiwan boxing chief Wu Ching-kuo vowed Thursday to fight doping and match-fixing as he announced his bid to run for the presidency of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2014/4/23 18:06:46

Belarusian Safaryants reaches European Championship final

Only one Belarusian boxer Vazgen Safaryants has reached the final of 2013 EUBC European Boxing Championships in Minsk on Friday evening.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:06:37

Panamanian Luis Concepcion wins WBC championship

Panamanian Luis "El Nica" Concepcion defeated Argentine Nestor Narvaez by unanimous decision in the the World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight championship bout held early Sunday morning in Panama City.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:06:27

Cubans prepare for major boxing events

A group of Cuban boxers have intensified their training for AIBA (International Boxing Association) World Championships and the World Series of Boxing (WSB), the coach on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:06:06

Canada's boxer Stevenson wins world light-heavyweight title

Adonis Stevenson of Canada beat former world champion Tavoris Cloud of the United States after seven rounds to win the World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:05:57

Changes in Cuban boxing team for World Amateur Boxing Championships

Cuban boxer world champion Lazaro Alvarez passed from the 56 to the 60-kg category, which is the most significant change in Cuba's boxing team for the 2013 AIBA (International Boxing Association) World Amateur Boxing Championships to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from Oct. 14 to 27.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:05:48

Zou Shiming takes on Juan Tozcano in Macao

The eyes of the boxing world will be on Macao this weekend as Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao gets back in the ring to battle Mexican-American Brandon Rios.
Soure:CNTV.cn: 2014/4/23 18:05:34

Fight like a man: Life of boxing girls in Yunnan

Women's boxing gets less attention in China, because some people think boxing is a sport for men. But a group of post-1990s women from a boxing team in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan province has a different opinion. They want to show their talent, determination and tenacity and they want to fight to win, just like a man does.
Soure:People's Daily Online: 2014/4/23 18:05:16

Australian boxer Mundine wins WBA title fight

Australian boxer Anthony Mundine scored a sixth-round technical knockout win over American superstar Shane Mosley in Wednesday's World Boxing Association (WBA) international super welterweight title fight at the Sydney Super Dome, local media reported.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:05:07

Cuba to face tough boxing world series bout against Russia

Cuban boxers are preparing to face the strong Russian team on Dec. 6 at Havana's Sport City Coliseum, following two victories from its debut in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:04:58

Cuban national boxing commissioner appointed as AIBA executive

The Cuban Boxing Federation president, Alberto Puig, was appointed member of the Executive Committee of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), as announced here Thursday in a press conference.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:04:46

Cuba to host first professional boxing match in 52 years

The match scheduled in Havana Friday night between Cuba and Russia, both world boxing powers, as part of the World Boxing Series (WSB), will be the first professional one, marking a discreet return of professionalism to the island after 52 years of its abolition.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:04:35

Former world champion John retires after defeat

Indonesian boxing star Chris John said Friday he was retiring two weeks after being dethroned as the world featherweight champion in his first ever loss in an astonishing career.
Soure:AFP: 2014/4/23 18:04:14