Category: WBC

HIGA TO DEFEND WBC WORLD TITLE VS. EX-WORD CHAMP FUENTES FEB. 4

By LITO DELOS REYES REIGNING WBC World flyweight champion Daigo Higa will defend his title against former world champion Moises “Moy” Fuentes of Mexico on February 4 at the Prefectural Budokan, Naha in Japan. The 12-round title fight is promoted by Yoko Gushiken of Shirai & Gushiken Promotions. The undefeated […]

PORRAS TO FIGHT WBC WORLD TITLE-ELIMINATOR IN MEXICO JAN. 20

By LITO DELOS REYES TOP PHOTO shows WBC Asian Boxing Council super bantamweight champion Glenn Porras with manager Engr. Jilson Basang (3rd from right). DAVAO CITY – Filipino boxer Glenn “The Rock” Porras will fight against Mexican Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete in a title eliminator on January 20 at the Domo […]

SHIELDS TO DEFEND WBC/IBF WORLD FEMALE SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLES ON JAN. 12

By LITO DELOS REYES AMERICAN Claressa “T-Rex” Shields will be defending both her WBC World and IBF World Female Super Middleweight titles against veteran and former world champion Tori Nelson on January 12 at the Turning Stone Resorts and Casino in Verona, New York. It is promoted by Ditriv Salita […]

WBC LAUDS MITRA FOR OUTSTANDING JOB IN WORLD TITLE FIGHT

WBC supervisor Baham Mitra (extreme left) holding the hand of WBC world minimumweight champion Wanheng Menayothin (a.k.a. Chayaphon Moonsri) GAMES and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham Kahlil “Baham” Mitra of the Philippines received another feather on his cap. This time, Mitra was congratulated by the World Boxing Council (WBC) for […]