Tag: WBA

WBA Set to Celebrate 98th Convention Nov 6-11 in China

By Carlos Costa The World Boxing Association (WBA), the world’s oldest boxing sanctioning body will celebrate its 98th Convention from the 6th to the 11th of November in the City of Fuzhou in Jiangxi Province, China, announced yesterday the President of the WBA Gilberto Jesus Mendoza. The important gathering will […]

Dream Becoming Reality: Quibors Fighter ArAr Andales Set to Fight for the World Title

By Carlos Costa That hot summer day when young Filipino fighter ArAr Andales put his boxing gloves for the very first time, there was a beautiful, yet far away dream inside his head. That dream was to one day fight for the world title and to win it so as […]

Fighters Make Weight in Japan: Palicte-Ioka Battle for WBO Super Fly World; Kyoguchi-Nakoon for WBA Light Fly World (PHOTOS)

By Carlos Costa TOKYO, Japan   —   Fighters seeing action in Japan’s world title triple-header successfully made weight ahead of tomorrow’s battles. Here are are weigh-in images provided to FightnewsASIA by awesome Japanese boxing photographer, Naoki Fukuda.   The exciting boxing show will unfold Wednesday, June 19, in Chiba, […]

Stanley Christodoulou, Alan Kim, and Aurelio Fiengo are life members of the WBA

By WBA News – Juan Francisco Arias, translated by Marcelino Castillo Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), paid tribute to three pillars of the organization; South African Stanley Christodoulou, South Korean Alam Kim, and Panamanian Aurelio Fiengo, whom he appointed lifetime members of the WBA for […]

MARTIN EYES 12TH STRAIGHT WIN VS. KOKIETGYM

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by Lito Delos Reyes WORLD Boxing Association Asia bantamweight champion Carl Jammes “Wonder Boy”Martin of the Philippines is seeking his 12th straight win against Petchchorhae Kokietgym of Thailand on Feb. 16 at the SM City North EDSA Skydome in Mandaluyong City. Martin beat Moon Chul Suh of South Korea to […]

Results from Vietman: Pulatov Retains WBA Asia 154 Belt, Lesnikov Brutalizes Tamboresi

By Carlos Costa Boxing continues expanding rapidly in Vietnam and Sunday’s exciting fight card in Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) vouches for that. In the evening’s main event Uzbekistan super welterweight Khusniddin Pulatov (7-3, 4 KO’s) nailed a unanimous decision victory over more experienced Filipino warrior Rodel Wenceslao (13-17-2, […]