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Obara wins vacant WBO ASPAC 147lb belt

Fightnews.com By Joe Koizumi Photos by Naoki Fukuda Former OPBF super-light champ Keita Obara (18-2-1, 16 KOs), 146.5, quickly acquired the vacant WBO Asia Pacific (ASPAC) welterweight belt when he dropped former world-rated Thailander...

“TIGRE” BURNING BRIGHT-JIMENEZ VS. LEPAGE

By WBCboxing World Boxing Council female  heavyweight champion Alejandra Jimenez and Canadian Vanessa Lepage are poised for a slugfest at Cancun’s Oasis Arena, this Saturday night. “I’m happy to be back in my house...

Marcos Rogerio de Lima flagged for potential USADA violation, pulled from UFC Fight Night 115

Marcos Rogerio de Lima flagged for potential USADA violation, pulled from UFC Fight Night 115

by Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti Marcos Rogerio de Lima (right) has been provisionally suspended by USADA. UFC light heavyweight Marcos Rogerio de Lima has been pulled from his scheduled Sept. 2 bout against Saparbek Safarov at...