Tag: WBF

Netisri Defends WBF World Title In Hamburg

(September 21, 2023) – On October 3 in Hamburg, Germany, World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens world Super Bantamweight champion Phannarai Netisri tops a show promoted by Boxen im Norden at the Grosse Freiheit. Netisri, 13-0 (6), defends her title against American southpaw Danielle Bennett, who brings a 7-1 (1) record to her second world championship […]

Nikolic Wins WBF Intercontinental Cruiserweight Title

Austria’s Stefan Nikolic is the new World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental Cruiserweight champion after winning the vacant title on Saturday, September 16. At the Hotel InterContinental in Vienna, Nikolic defeated Swedish co-challenger Samo Jangirov by wide unanimous decision. Judges Hilmi Bagci and Sven Graefe both scored the fight 99-91, while judge Rainer Schwarz had it […]

Gjergjaj Edges Laggoune For WBF World Heavyweight Title

(September 3, 2023) – Arnold “The Cobra” Gjergjaj is the new World Boxing Federation (WBF) world Heavyweight champion after winning the vacant title on Saturday night, September 2, at the Landgasthof in Riehen, Switzerland. Gjergjaj, the WBF Intercontinental champion going in, defeated Belgian co-challenger Bilal Laggoune by narrow split decision after a cautious performance from […]


By Mauricio Sulaimán – Son of José Sulaimán – WBC President     August 29, 2023  – With great joy and enthusiasm, I see that finally, a long awaited and much needed process of improvement and change is underway. The first step has been taken by the leaders in the ABC.  Boxing, unfortunately, is a […]

Impressive Mxolisi Zuma New WBF International Champion

(August 27, 2023) – Mxolisi Zuma kept his record perfect and won the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Bantamweight title on Saturday evening, August 26, at the Sports Centre in Escourt, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.   Zuma stopped fellow unbeaten compatriot Awonke Tini in the fourth round, winning his first title in the pro […]

Claressa Shields To Defend WBF World Title In Africa?

At the recent Claressa Shields vs. Maricela Cornejo World Boxing Federation (WBF) world Middleweight title fight in Detroit, Michigan, promoter Dmitriy Salita sat down with WBF President Howard Goldberg to discuss the potential of the American super-star defending her title in Africa next year.   The discussion has since gained great momentum, and should such […]

Msimang Wins WBF International Title In Durban

(August 6, 20203) – In a clash of South Africans, Sanele Msimang won the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Light Welterweight title when he unanimously outscored Luvuyo Mphuthi on Saturday night, August 5. Billed as “No Mercy”, the fight headlined a card promoted by Syathaba Boxing Promotions & Sports at the APN Portuguese Hall […]