Tag: Boxing

Umar Kremlev Wins AIBA Presidency, Calls for Urgent Reforms in Boxing

Lausanne, Switzerland – December 12th, 2020: Umar Kremlev is the new president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), winning the election on Saturday with 57.33 per cent of the vote. Kremlev has called for unity and reforms in AIBA, the sports body that represents amateur boxing worldwide. The election was held virtually at AIBA’s ongoing […]

Mayala Defeats Lando In WBF Title-Defense

CAPE TOWN (December 11, 2020) Postponed from its original date of November 27, World Boxing Federation (WBF) All Africa Welterweight Champion Antonio Mayala successfully defended his title on Friday night, December 11, defeating fellow South Africa-based Angolan Henriques Lando in Cape Town. In a very entertaining fight at the Vibrant Sports Studio, with action almost […]

Emmanuel Rodriguez Battles Unbeaten Reymart Gaballo

Unbeaten Welterweight Jaron Ennis Faces Veteran Contender Chris Van Heerden in Co-Main Event; Undefeated Antonio Russell Takes on Former Champion Juan Carlos Payano in Telecast Opener NEW YORK (December 11, 2020) – Former bantamweight world champion Emmanuel Rodríguez will take on unbeaten former interim WBA bantamweight champion Reymart Gaballo for the vacant interim WBC Bantamweight […]

Lyubomyr Pinchuk Set To Face Stephan Shaw

NEW YORK (December 10, 2020) – On December 17, heavyweights will make landfall on Ring City USA for the first time. Star Boxing’s Ukrainian born heavyweight, LYUBOMYR “DEMOLITION MAN” PINCHUK (Pittsburgh, PA 12-1-1 7KO’s) will face off against St Louis, Missouri heavyweight, STEPHAN “BIG SHOT” SHAW (13-0 10KO’s) on the undercard of Charles Conwell vs. […]

AIBA Presidential Candidate Umar Kremlev Supports IOC Call for Gender Equality

(December 9, 2020) – Following the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reach gender equality for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, Umar Kremlev, a presidential candidate for the International Boxing Association (AIBA), expressed his support and said he will ensure equal conditions for boxers of all weight categories, regardless of their gender, […]

Francisco Lopez Stays Undefeated with Split Draw Against Ivan Benitez

TIJUANA (December 8, 2020) – undefeated lightweight prospect Francisco “Chino” Lopez (12-0-1, 8 KOs) survived a scare tonight (Tuesday, December 8, 2020) by salvaging a 10-round split draw against determined countryman Ivan Leon “Cachorro Canonerof” Benitez (14-4-1, 6 KOs). Fighting in the main event of “Noche de Box,” presented by Don Chargin Productions and Paco […]