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   2012
  Breathtaking 2012 For WBF
I promise 2012 will be even more of a success for the WBF,” said Howard Goldberg this time 12 months ago. But it is reasonable to assume that even the WBF President himself...
read story                 DECEMBER 26 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Rubio, Lozada Still WBF World Champions
In what was a magnificent back-and-forth battle, World Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight Champion Marco Antonio “El Veneno” Rubio made...
read story                 DECEMBER 23 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Rubio Ready For Rosales (And Beristain)
World Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight Champion Marco Antonio Rubio, 55-6-1 (48), will defend his title on December 22 at the Auditorio del...
read story                  DECEMBER 19 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  WBF Champions Retains Titles In France & South Korea
Two World Boxing Federation Champions successfully defended their titles on Saturday, December 15, as International Welterweight titlist Loic Foure won...
read story                  DECEMBER 16 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Marali Gets Revenge, Wins WBF World Title
In a rematch of what was the 2011 WBF Fight Of The Year, Zolani Marali got his revenge when he dethroned fellow countryman Ali Funeka to win the World Boxing...
read story                   DECEMBER 9 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Holly Holm Wins Second WBF World Title
Pound-For-Pound number-one female boxer Holly “The Preachers Daughter” Holm captured her second World Boxing Federation World championship on Friday night...
read story                 DECEMBER 8 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Prazak Ready To Take On Holm For WBF World Title
Originally slated to challenge then champion Myriam Lamare for the World Boxing Federation World Light Welterweight title, Pound-For-Pound Number-One ...
read story                              DECEMBER 4 | BY: WBF
  Ex-Pro Bushell Taking Over WBF Oceania
WBF President Howard Goldberg today welcomed 47-year-old ex-pro Ricky Bushell on board as a new administrative team member of the World Boxing Federation. Now....
read story                               DECEMBER 3 | BY: WBF
  Fight Of The Year To Be Repeated
In one of the most exciting WBF fights seen in decades, in November 2012, Ali “Rush Hour” Funeka, 31-3-3 (25), won a controversial split decision over former...
read story                            NOVEMBER 29 | BY: WBF
  Ndyambo Wins Thriller
Nomadhitini Ndyambo improved her record to 4-1 with a grueling victory over tough as teak Kholoso Ndabayani over ten harrowing rounds on Sunday...
read story                             NOVEMBER 26 | BY: WBF
  Javier Gallego To Bring WBF To Iberia

The World Boxing Federation today confirmed Javier Gallego Quintana of Spain as a new staff member, taking up the position of Regional Representative...

read story                 NOVEMBER 23 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Ndyambo vs. Ndabayani Rubber Match...
South African Women’s Light Welterweight Champion Nomadhitini Ndyambo, 3-1 (1) will fight local nemesis Kholoso Ndabayani, 3-1 (2), for the third time on...
read story                 NOVEMBER 21 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Lopez, Bibiano World Champs, Dudchenko Wins
World Boxing Federation title fights took place in Acapulco, Mexico and Los Angeles, Calfifornia on Saturday night, with Ganigan Lopez and Jesus Cruz...
read story                   NOVEMBER 18 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  World Title Twin-Bill In Mexico, Dudchenko vs. Hendrix In L.A.
Two World Boxing Federation World titles will be on the line this coming Saturday, November 17, in Acapulco, Mexico, as Luis Ceja and Ganigan Lopez square...
read story                  NOVEMBER 15 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Humberto Soto Dethrones Jose Lopez For WBF World Title
Humberto “Zorrita” Soto proved he is still on top of his game, as he won the World Boxing Federation World Welterweight title on Saturday night ...
read story                  NOVEMBER 11 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Lopez Set For Tough First Defense vs. Soto
World Boxing Federation World Welterweight Champion Jose “Piston” Lopez is set for a very tough first defense of his title, as he clash with fellow countryman...
read story                   NOVEMBER 6 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Amasheh Beats Djendji In Germany
Germany has a new champion in women’s boxing, as local favorite Raja Amasheh captured her first professional title by lifting the vacant World...
read story                  OCTOBER 28 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Amasheh, Djendji Clash For Intercontinental Title
Undefeated German Raja Amasheh is set for her first championship bout, when she squares off with former world title-challenger Fjleis Djendji from...
read story                  OCTOBER 24 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Anne Sophie Da Costa WBF World Champ
Anne Sophie Da Costa of France won the vacant World Boxing Federation Women’s World Strawweight title on Saturday night (October 20), when she...
read story                  OCTOBER 21 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Top Brand Outclasses Gare
Alexander Brand of Colombia is the new World Boxing Federation International Super Middleweight Champion after scoring a shutout unanimous...
read story                   OCTOBER 20 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Da Costa vs. Pannimit For WBF World Strawweight Title
Another highly interesting World Boxing Federation World title fight will take place on October 20 in Sedan, Ardennes, France, when undefeated Anne...
read story                  OCTOBER 16 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  WBF Champs Collide: Holm Challenges Lamare
Reigning World Boxing Federation Women’s World Welterweight Champion Holly Holm will be looking to further cement her position as the...
read story                 OCTOBER 9 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Goldberg’s Ghana Conquest
World Boxing Federation President Howard Goldberg returned last week to his Cape Town headquarters from what was doubtlessly an adventure in Accra...
read story                                 OCTOBER 4 | BY: WBF
  Lozada Jr., Altunkaya Victorious In WBF Title Fights
n what was another eventful World Boxing Federation championship weekend, Hizni Altunkaya and Antonio Lozada Jr., were successful in WBF...  
read story               SEPTEMBER 30 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Montes Regains WBF World Title, Sanchez Retains
Two exciting World Boxing Federation World title fights took place on Saturday September 22 in Cortázar, Guanajuato, Mexico, as Juan Jose...
read story               SEPTEMBER 23 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Montes - Ibarra Rematch, Sanchez vs Moreno
On Saturday September 22 in Celaya, Mexico, Promociones Del Pueblo and HG Boxing will present a rematch of one of the best WBF title fights...
read story               SEPTEMBER 18 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Rubio Wins WBF World Super Middle Title
Marco Antonio Rubio is finally a world champion, after failed attempts at middleweight against Kelly Pavlik and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., as he...
read story                SEPTEMBER 9 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Hammer Outclasses Hernandez
World Boxing Federation Women’s World Middleweight Champion Christina Hammer had no problems dealing with durable, but outclassed, challenger ...
read story                  SEPTEMBER 8 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Rubio vs. Baldomir For WBF World Title
Mexican power-puncher Marco Antonio Rubio will take on Argentina’s former World Champion Carlos Manuel Baldomir for the vacant World Boxing...
read story                 SEPTEMBER 3 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Hammer Out To Show She Is # 1
World Boxing Federation Women’s World Middleweight Champion Christina Hammer (12-0, 7 KOs) is all set for her fourth title defense on September 7...
read story                    AUGUST 30 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Master Class Performance From Magwaca
Mzuvukile Magwaca set the Lwandle Hall alight on Sunday August 26 in Cape Town, South Africa with an outstanding display of boxing, picking up...
read story                                  AUGUST 27 | BY: WBF
  Brand Takes On Gare In Columbia
The World Boxing Federation's global expansion continues at a rapid rate, with the WBF International Super Middleweight title being contested ...
read story                               AUGUST 25 | BY: WBF
  Howard Goldberg - The Worldwide WBF President
This week, on Tuesday to be exact, WBF President Howard Goldberg had no time to taste his birthday cake. Rather, on the day he turned a sprightly 55...
read story                              AUGUST 24 | BY: WBF
  Jose Lopez World Welterweight Champ
On a very rainy night in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Jose “Piston” Lopez became the new World Boxing Federation World Welterweight Champion...
read story                     AUGUST 18 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Whizz Kid Goes For WBF All-Africa Title
One of the youngest and most promising promoters in Cape Town, Charles Mijikela of Amandla Boxing Promotions, has put together an exciting...
read story                               AUGUST 15 | BY: WBF
  "Piston" vs. "Gigante" For World Welterl
Mexican warriors Jose “Piston” Lopez and Jose Emilio “Gigante” Perea will clash for the vacant World Boxing Federation World Welterweight title on...
read story                    AUGUST 9 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Reyes New Champ, Sanchez Retains
Hector Garcia and his HG Boxing put on another spectacular evening of boxing Saturday night (August 4) at the Centro de Convenciones in Mazatlan...
read story                     AUGUST 5 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Sanchez - Gaines, Reyes - Suleymanov In Mexico
On Saturday August 4 in Mazatlan, Mexico, promoter Hector Garcia will present two World Boxing Federation World title fights, as Women’s Flyweight ...
read story                           JULY 30 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Paul Williams, Christina Hammer, Amir Mansour
At last weekends show at the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta, GA, where Mike Ruiz won the WBF Intercontinental Super Welterweight title by stopping...
read story                           JULY 25 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  "The Truth" Denied, Ruiz New WBF Champ
Mike “El Cangri” Ruiz is the new World Boxing Federation Intercontinental Super Welterweight Champion after scoring an impressive tenth...
read story                           JULY 22 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  World Boxing Federation Awards
Sometimes, just one fight is enough to win you a ‘Fighter of the Year’ award. Sometimes, all it takes is one punch. American Michael Grant, who had...
read story                                     JULY 20 | BY: WBF
  Delgado vs. Ruiz, Intercontinental Title Fight
After winning the World Boxing Federation North American title last December, Atlanta’s Paul “The Truth” Delgado is ready to step things up on July...
read story                          JULY 18 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Reid vs. Gare For WBF World Title
On July 2nd, World Boxing Federation President Howard Goldberg attended a press conference in Malta to announce a very interesting fight for...
read story                           JULY 16 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Kopylenko World Champ, Akhundov Retains
Ukrainian stars Vitaliy Kopylenko and Timur Akhundov delighted their fans on Saturday night at the Club Sportlife in Kiev, putting on impressive performances...
read story                         JULY 15 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Three New Aces For The WBF
As the new season fast approaches, not just the world’s famous football clubs are busy announcing new signings of star players, also the World Boxing...
read story                                   JULY 10 | BY: WBF
  Second WBF Twin-Bill In Ukraine July 14
For the second time in less than four months, Ukrainian promoter Oleg Bruskov is staging a big World Boxing Federation title twin-bill in Kiev. And, as was the...
read story                          JULY 4 | BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Attou International Super Welter Champ
Frenchman Zakaria Attou successfully completed his transition from journeyman to champion on Friday night (June 29) at the Salle Marcel Cerdan in...
read story                       JUNE 30 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Attou vs. Vandekerkhove For WBF Title
After starting his career out as a journeyman, going 4-4-1 in his first nine bouts, French Super Welterweight Zakaria Attou has turned things around for..
read story                         JUNE 26 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Madani, Tyatyeka Wins WBF Title Wars
Sebastian “Coco” Madani won the vacant World Boxing Federation World Super Welterweight title Saturday (June 23) in front of a sold-out crowd at...
read story                       JUNE 24 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Madani Looking To Take Next Step
World Boxing Federation Intercontinental Super Welterweight Champion Sebastien Madani will be looking to take the next step in his career on June...
read story                          JUNE 19 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Holm Dethrones Mathis, Mohammedi Beats Ngumbu
Two new WBF World Champions were crowned on Friday night June 15, as Holly Holm dethroned Women’s World Welterweight Champion Anne Sophie...
read story                         JUNE 16 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Q & A: WBF Champ Anne Sophie Mathis
World Boxing Federation Women’s World Welterweight Champion, and Pound-For-Pound Queen, Anne Sophie Mathis is just a few days away...
read story                       JUNE 13 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Ngumbu In Tough First Defense
World Boxing Federation World Light Heavyweight Champion Doudou Ngumbu won his title the hard way, by going into his opponent’s backyard to...
read story                        JUNE 11 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Julio Zarate Takes WBF Latin Title
Former World Champion Julio “La Sombra” Zarate captured the vacant World Boxing Federation Latin Super Bantamweight title on Thursday...
read story                           JUNE 8 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Zarate vs. Dianzo Crossroads Fight
In a real crossroads fight this coming Thursday, June 7, at the Discoteca New York in Atlixco, Puebla, Mexico, former World Bantamweight Champion Julio...
read story                            JUNE 6 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Montes Lose Title At Scales, Draws With Zaleta
Now former World Boxing Federation World Super Flyweight Champion Juan Jose “Goofy” Montes lost his title at the scales when he failed to make...
read story                         JUNE 3 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Promising Youngsters Battle For WBF All Africa Title
Historically Cape Town, South Africa has been known in boxing for developing some outstanding talents over the years. One thinks of Happyboy...
read story                                        MAY 31 |  BY: WBF
  Montes Ready For First WBF Title-Defense
World Boxing Federation World Super Flyweight Champion Juan Jose Montes is set to defend his title for the first time on June 2 at the Coliseo Olimpico...
read story                          MAY 29 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Botha, Takam, Mansour, Kuehne...
Former WBF World Heavyweight Champion Francois Botha has expressed a desire to join the World Boxing Federation in an executive position once his...
read story                          MAY 23 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Mathis vs. Holm II, Repeat Or Revenge?
One of the most anticipated rematches in women’s boxing is less than a month away, as WBF World Welterweight Champion Anne Sophie Mathis and challenger...
read story                          MAY 21 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Szebeledi Retains, Baran, Svensson New Champs
In another busy weekend for the World Boxing Federation, Women’s World Bantamweight Champion Renata Szebeledi retained her title and Attila...
read story                       MAY 13 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  WBF Doubleheader In Hungary
Tibor Feja and his Feja Promotion is staging a major WBF doubleheader on Saturday May 12 in Budapest, Hungary, featuring an interesting female...
read story                          MAY 4 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Mathis vs. Holm Confirmed For WBF Title
It’s now confirmed that a rematch between perhaps the two best pound-for-pound female boxers in the world, and definitely the two best welterweights...
read story                           APRIL 30 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Mohammedi Retains, Dailydaite Triumphs
World Boxing Federation Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Champion Nadjib Mohammedi, 26-3 (13), from France got one step closer to a world title...
read story                        APRIL 21 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Dailydaite vs. Krausova, Mohammedi vs Belkacem
On Friday April 20 in Dortmund, Germanys undefeated Goda Dailydaite, 6-0 (2), takes on Arleta Krausova, 6-1 (2), from the Czech Republic for the...
read story                       APRIL 17 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Cornu Wins Title Against Classy Kiilu
Frenchman Sebastien Cornu scored the biggest victory of his career on Thursday April 12 to lift the vacant World Boxing Federation Intercontinental...
read story                        APRIL 13 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  WBF Intercontinental Title Fight, Cornu vs. Kiilu
In a rare clash of Southpaws on April 12 at the Halle Martenot in Rennes, tough French Journeyman Sebastien Cornu will get a big opportunity to boost...
read story                        APRIL 10 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Hammer Reigns Supreme
Despite a game effort from South African challenger Julie Tshabalala, World Boxing Federation Women’s World Middleweight Champion ...
read story                         APRIL 6 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  World Middleweight Title Defense In Brno
21 years old, and considered the number-one female middleweight in the world, Christina Hammer is making her third defense of the Worldl...
read story                          APRIL 3 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Takam Stops Botha, New WBF Champ
France-based Cameroonian Carlos Takam is the new World Boxing Federation International Heavyweight Champion after scoring his biggest victory so...
read story                          APRIL 1 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Takam vs. Botha For WBF International
Former two-time Heavyweight Champion of the World Francois “White Buffalo” Botha, 48-6-3 (29), will return to action Saturday March 31 in Noisy-le-Grand...
read story                      MARCH 31 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Ju Hee Kim Retains WBF World Title
South Korea icon and hero Ju Hee Kim showed exactly why she is the light flyweight champion with an emphatic 6th round stoppage over the ...
read story                     MARCH 30 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Ju Hi Kim Set For Second Title-Defense
South Koreas World Boxing Federation Women’s World Light Flyweight Champion Ju Hi Kim is set to make her second title-defense on Friday March 30...  
read story                    MARCH 26 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  WBF Supports Female Sparring Meet
The World Boxing Federation is officially supporting and sponsoring a great initiative in Germany on April 6-7, where female boxers of all levels...
read story                       MARCH 22 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Kopylenko, Akhundov Intercont. Champs
On Saturday night at the Club Sportlife in Kiev, Ukrainians Vitaliy Kopylenko and Timur Akhundov captured World Boxing Federation Intercontinental titles...
read story                     MARCH 18 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  "We Are Just Starting To Warm Up"...
Communicating with Alan Santana, WBF North America Coordinator, and Sergio Sotelo, WBF Latin America Coordinator, regarding the immediate past ...
read story              MARCH 14 |  BY: DAN HERNANDEZ
  Intercontinental Titles On The Line In Kiev
Two World Boxing Federation Intercontinental title fights are set for Saturday March 17 at the Fitnessclub Sportlife in Kiev, as undefeated Ukrainians Vitali Kopylenko...
read story                       MARCH 12 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  News From The WBF Office
Eduardo Passos from Sao Paulo is the latest addition to the WBF management team, being announced by Mexican-based WBF Latin America Coordinator Sergio Sotelob...
read story                      MARCH 6 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Montes Beats Ibarra In Total War
Less than two months into 2012, we probably already have the fight of the year locked down after fellow Mexicans Juan Jose Montes and Oscar Ibarra traded...
read story                          FEBRUARY 22 |  BY: WBF
  Exploring The World Boxing Federation
Lyle Fitzsimmons from www.boxingscene.com recently made an interview with WBF Marketing Director Gianluca Di Caro, touching on a variety of subjects concerning the World Boxing Federation....
read story                          FEBRUARY 22 |  BY: WBF
  WBF Title Fights In USA & France Feb. 24
Two World Boxing Federation title fights will take place on Friday February 24, as Mike Tiberi faces Toris Brewer for the vacant North American Super...
read story                FEBRUARY 18 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Pegada Explosiva, Montes vs. Ibarra
In what promises to be an exciting and fan-friendly fight, fellow Mexicans Juan Jose Montes and Oscar Ibarra will clash for the vacant World Boxing Federation...
read story                  FEBRUARY 14 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Ermis New World Middleweight Champion
Germanys Cagri Ermis reached the, at least so far, highlight of his up-and-down career on Saturday night when he captured the vacant World...
read story                 FEBRUARY 12 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  WBF Convention Headed For Malta
VIDEO INTERVIEW: World Boxing Federation marketing director Gianluca Di Caro recently visited Malta, in preparation for the next WBF Convention....
read story                   FEBRUARY 7 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Ermis vs. Sa For World Middleweight Title
hings doesn’t always go as planned, don’t judge a book by its cover, and it’s not about how you start but how you finish. The world is full of sayings and clichés...
read story                  JANUARY 31 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Champions Retain In Mexico & Germany
Thousands of miles apart, but equally impressive, Irma Sanchez and Ramona Kuehne retained their WBF Women’s Flyweight and Super Featherweight...
read story                    JANUARY 15 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Kuehne & Sanchez Defends World Titles

On Saturday January 14, two World Boxing Federation Women’s World Champions will defend their titles on big shows on both sides of the pond, as...

read story                  JANUARY 10 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Simcic Retains With UD Over Adamek
With a sold out crowd of 1500 spectators at the Maritim Hotel in Magdeburg, Germany, defending World Boxing Federation International Light ...
read story                    JANUARY 8 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  The Fight To Ireland
The World Boxing Federation recently introduced the Gaelic/Celtic title for boxers with roots in Gaelic and Celtic nations, and now the WBF has announced...
read story                   JANUARY 6 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  Int’l Champ Simcic Gets Adamek-Test
It’s probably something he will always have to relate to, Tomas Adamek. When his name is mentioned, most boxing fans will automatically think...
read story                    JANUARY 4 |  BY: CLIVE BAUM
  The WBF In 2011, Growing & Growing Fast
After already having a tremendous 2010, again the only way was up for the World Boxing Federation in 2011, easily surpassing the previous years’ numbers...
read story                               JANUARY 2 |  BY: WBF
  
  
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