30 Sep 2016

Tyson Fury tests positive for yayo?

As the Tyson Fury story develops about why he pulled out of his fight with Wladimir Klitschko on October 29th it gets even more bizarre.  According to ESPN, Fury tested positive for cocaine (commonly referenced as yayo) in a test administered by VADA the day before he pulled out of

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07 Apr 2016

Carl Frampton stripped of title for not fighting Rigondeaux

WBA super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton was stripped of his title today for not facing Guillermo Rigondeaux in his next bout. Quigg, who took one voluntary defense against Scott Quigg whom he defeated in February by split decision.   Frampton, who had to fight Rigondeaux next to defend his title show

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24 Feb 2016

Linares stripped of WBC title, Zlaticanin-Marsili ordered

The WBC has stripped Jorge Linares of the lightweight title due to inactivity after sustaining a hand injury that forced him out of his upcoming defense against Dejan Zlaticanin. The WBC has now ordered Zlatianin to face a 39 year-old man, Emiliano Marsili that seemingly no one knows of to

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08 Dec 2015

Tyson Fury stripped of IBF Heavyweight Title

World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was stripped of the IBF title on Tuesday for not making a mandatory defense against Vyacheslav Glazkov. The decision seems a bit strange to say the least as Fury just beat the most dominant champion in recent memory, Wladimir Klitschko, who has a rematch clause

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21 Nov 2015

Haskins now IBF Bantamweight champion, Caballero no longer on card

In a truly bizarre story that seems more Amelia Earhart than professional sports, Randy Caballero has lost his IBF bantamweight title on the scales by coming in a whooping 5 and half pounds over the bantamweight limit and a pound and half over in the next divisions weight limit. Lee

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20 Nov 2015

Cotto-Canelo Weigh In Results

Pay-Per-View Telecast Venue: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV Network: HBO PPV/ undercard RingTVLive.com Time: PPV-6PM, undercard-4PM Middleweight Ring & WBC title fight Miguel Cotto 153 1/2   Canelo Alvarez 155 WBC super featherweight title fight Takashi Miura (c) 130  Francisco Vargas 129 1/2 Super Bantamweight Guillermo Rigondeaux 121 1/2  

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29 Oct 2015

WBO hates on Rigondeaux and takes his belt

In a shameful display by the WBO championship committee voted to strip WBO junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux of his world championship. Rigondeaux, who this author considers the best boxer alive currently, has been in promotional malpractice for the past year and a half as his promoter, Caribe Promotions, have

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03 Aug 2015

Andrade’s promoter suing Roc Nation Sports for tampering

Last week, WBO junior middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade was stripped by the WBO for failing to defend his title for 13 months, in fact Andrade hasn’t even taken a bout since defeating Brian Rose for the title. On July 29, Andrade’s promoters Star Boxing and Banner Promotions filed

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31 Jul 2015

WBO strips Demetrius Andrade of WBO junior middleweight title

After 13 months with no title defenses and nothing on the boxing schedule, WBO jr. middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade has been stripped of the title by the WBO World Championship Committee. This comes after a lawsuit was filed between Banner Promotions and co-promoter Star Boxing towards Roc Nation Sports, whom

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21 Jul 2015

Demetrius Andrade in danger of being stripped by WBO

The WBO is unhappy with jr middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade who has not defended his belt since last year against Brian Rose and now want an explanation as to why the belt should not be vacated. Andrade potentially the most talented junior middleweight by most accounts has been unable

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