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Magwaza Wins War To Become WBF All Africa Champion

(November 23, 2019) – Undefeated South African prospect Sanele Magwaza had to overcome some difficult obstacles to win his first professional championship, the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) All Africa Bantamweight title, on Saturday night, November 23. At the Walmer Hall in his home-town of Port Elizabeth, he had to move up two weight classes…

Karaxha Out-grits Nielsen To Become WBF World Champion

Izegem, Belgium (November 1, 2019) – Pre-fight favourite Meriton Karaxha defeated late substitute, hard-nosed and game Danish co-challenger Mikkel Nielsen to win the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Welterweight title on Friday night, November 1, in Izegem, Belgium. Albanian-born Belgian Karaxha, the WBF International Champion going in, appeared to be doing a bit more…

Claressa Shields Fights To Become Three-Division World Champion

NEW YORK – June 11, 2019 – Undisputed middleweight world champion Claressa Shields will aim to make history by becoming the fastest fighter in boxing, male or female, to become a three-division world champion when she takes on former world champion Ivana Habazin Saturday, August 17 live on SHOWTIME. The showdown for the vacant WBO…