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(NOV 8)  Tonight at the Porsche-Arena,  in Stuttgart, Germany, (Time zone in Germany) WBA World Flyweight Champion Susi Kentikian successfully defended her title when she won by a 10-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Super Flyweight Champion Naoko Fujioka.

Professional Boxing returns to The Orleans Hotel & Casino of Las Vegas, on November 21, 2014
October 31, 2014

(OCT 31)  Professional Boxing returns to The Orleans Hotel & Casino of Las Vegas, on November 21, 2014, McCarter vs. Hernandez III is promoted by Platinum Entertainment, in association with Roy Jones Jr. Boxing, and The Orleans Hotel & Casino...Full Story

Irish women led by Katie Taylor have arrived in Jeju for 2014 World's  November 15-24th
by Michael O'Neill
October 31,  2014

(OCT 31)  Ireland’s four strong team for the forthcoming 8th Edition of the AIBA Women’s Elite World championships which take place at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju Island, South Korea (Nov.15/24th),have arrived in Jeju, where Olympic champion Katie Taylor will be keen to retain her 60kg World title for a record fifth year in a row. Once more her main challenger would appear to be Russia’s Sofya Ochigava....Full Story

Japanese WBO Champs in Las Vegas
Photos/Text by
Mary Ann Owen
October 31, 2014

(OCT 31)  Yesterday at the Mayweather gym I ran into two WBO Strawweight Champions from Japan. Ikehara Si -Sa Kumiko (105 lb)  and Ike Yama Nao (102 lb).   Nao and Kumiko were in Las Vegas for the WBO Boxing Convention. ....Full Story

Savannah Marshall defends her World title but Adams and Jonas Are Out of Worlds in Jeju
by Michael O'Neill
October 30, 2014
Photo: Facebook

(OCT 30)  Reigning World Middleweight (75kg) champion, Savannah Marshall, heads a five strong team from England, just named for the forthcoming 8th Edition of the AIBA Women’s Elite Championships at the Halla Gymnasium, Jeju Nov 14/24th.  GB Boxing chooses the team that represents Great Britain in Olympic competition but there is also an ‘England Boxing’ squad. At non-Olympic events both GB Boxing and England Boxing are allowed to nominate competitors and this is the case for Jeju...Full Story

WBAN calls on AIBA and U.B.F To Rescue Dreams Of Ugandan Boxers
by Michael O'Neill
October 29, 2014

(OCT 29)  Earlier this week we brought you the welcome news that five young Ugandan women were heading for next month's AIBA World Championships in Jeju, South Korea.  Those dreams may now turn to tears as the Ugandan Boxing Federation (UBF) has just revealed that it does not have sufficient funds to send the team of..Full Story

Female Boxer who fell in Coma after Fight passes away
Photos: Allsport.com
Copyrighted Story: 
Full Story on sowetanlive.co.za
October 29, 2014

(OCT 29)  PHINDILE Mwelase, the woman boxer who fell into a coma after being knocked out earlier this month, has died.  She is the first female fighter in South Africa to have died as a result of punishment in the ring. Mwelase was taken off life support and moved out of intensive care last week, but it is understood that she never regained consciousness. "We thought she was getting better," said Andre Thysse, a co-owner of Real Steel Promotions, who staged Mwelase's bout in ..Full Story

Martha Salazar to Fight Tanzee Daniel for WBC Heavyweight Title November 8th!
Source/Press Release
October 27, 2014

(OCT 27)  On Saturday, November 8th, at the Longshoreman’s Hall 400 N. Point Street, San Francisco, CA 94133, OPP and Mo Betta Entertainment presents "Back to Business War" on the Wharf Pro/Am Boxing card.  The main event features San Francisco’s Karim Mayfield 18-2-1 who will face Michael Balasi Honolulu, Hawaii, in an eight-round non-title bout.  ..Full Story

Ria Ramnarine busy out of the ring!
October 27, 2014

(OCT 27)  Former world champion, Ria Ramnarine, has been extremely busy this year. Ramnarine is now a certified 3-Star AIBA Coach. She did the Extraordinary APB/WSB Course in Cuba in August and was successful in attaining the highest level of coaching in...Full Story

Boxing: Five Young Ugandans In Search Of Glory In AIBA Women's World Championships in Korea
by Michael O'Neill
October 27, 2014

(OCT 27)  At a time when the AIBA and Asian Olympic body, Olympic Council of India (OCA) are at loggerheads following the recent Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, it is refreshing to report of an African country whose boxers are actually looking forward to the forthcoming AIBA World Championships in Jeju Island, also in ...Full Story

Boxing: England, Ireland Share The Honours in Queens Cup Finals in Stralsund, Germany
by Michael O'Neill
October 26, 2014
Chantelle Cameron

(OCT 26) England's senior women's squad of 5  took 4 Golds and a Silver on Finals Day at the 2014 Queen's Cup tournament in Vorpommern-Rügen, Stralsund, Germany inc all three golds in the Olympic weight divisions. ..Full Story

NABF Champion Chantel Cordova Receives Special WBC Cares Award
Source/Stephen Blea
October 26, 2014
Photos: Courtesy

(OCT 26)  Raylene and I thru our WBC Cares would like to let you know that 'this week' on behalf of our WBC & WBC Cares & NABF! We presented NABF Champion Chantel Cordova with a framed WBC certificate, and a WBC Medal, for her Support and Fight..Full Story

Boxing Action In Mexico:  Rivas Wins by a Decision over Ramadan
October 26, 2014


(OCT 26) Last night at the Auditorio Centenario, Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mexico, in a bantamweight for the WBC bantamweight title, Yazmin "La Rusita" Rivas, 31-8-0 (9KO), of Torreon, Mexico, won a 10-round unanimous decision over Susie Ramadan, of Victoria, Australia, now 23-2-0 (8KO).

Lisa Whiteside or Nicola Adams? Who will represent Team GB in Rio?
by Michael O'Neill
Photo: Lancashire
Evening Post
October 26, 2014

(OCT 26) England’s Lisa Whiteside, who boxes out of the Larches and Savick club in Preston, is ‘determined to make the most of Nicola Adams' injury and leave her mark at next month's Women’s World Boxing Championship in South Korea’, she told the’ Lancashire Evening Post’ this week.   As we reported on wban.com earlier this summer, reigning Olympic champion, Nicola Adams suffered ..Full Story  

Salita, Cohen team up for November 13th show - Amanda Serrano Featured on Card!
Press Release/PR
October 24, 2014

(OCT 24)  Star of David Promotions and founder Dmitriy Salita is excited to announce that on November. 13, Star of David will co-promote a professional boxing card at The Space in Westbury, Long Island. Fans can look forward to seeing heavyweight prospect Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller back in action, shooting to raise his record to 10-0, with 10 KOs. Miller conjured buzz with his most recent performance, which was featured on MSG Network last month....Full Story

Shelly Vincent vs. Jackie Trivilino Main Event on November 7th Card!
October 24, 2014

(OCT 24)  PROVIDENCE, R.I.  -- On November 7, 2014, at the Twin River Event Center, Lincoln, Rhode Island, the main event is a 10-round championship bout for the vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) female super bantamweight world title between Providence's Shelito Vincent (12-0, 1 KO) and Jackie Trivilino (9-8-3, 1 KO)..Full Story

San Francisco's Laura Deanovic to fight Novato, California's Marquita Lee on November 8th
Source/Press Release
October 22, 2014

(OCT 22)  SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Boxing returns to San Francisco as OPP & MoBetta Entertainment present "Back To Business , War On The Wharf" Saturday November 8, 2014, at the Longshoreman's Hall. In the main event, hometown hero, Karim "Hard Hitta" Mayfield (18-2-1, 11 KOs) and Michael Balasi (10-5, 7 KOs) of Honolulu, HI, will battle in an 8-round welterweight bout. The fight will commence at a catch-weight of 145 lbs. Women's heavyweights Martha Salazar (12-4, 3 KOs) of San Francisco and Tanzee Daniel (4-3-1, 1 KO) of New York will clash in the 10-round co-main event. ..Full Story

Colombia:  Santana to face Palmera in Interim WBA Title bout
October 22, 2014


(OCT 22)  On Friday night, October 24, 2014, at the Coliseo Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, Dahiana Santana, 34-6-0 (14KO), of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, will be facing Liliana Palmera, 22-11-3 (5KO), Monteria, Colombia.  The two are fighting 10 rounds for the Interim WBA Featherweight Title.

Ava Knight to fight Sindy Amador for WBC International Title
October 22, 2014

(OCT 22)  According to Boxrec, on November 13th, , in  Washington, District of Columbia, USA, Ava "Lady of Boxing" Knight, 12-2-3 (5KO), of Chico, CA, will be fighting Sindy Amador, 12-1-1 (1KO), of Riverside, CA, in a ten round bout for the vacant WBC International Flyweight title.

Boxing Action in Bulgaria:  Teodora Bacheva Wins by a Majority Decision
October 21, 2014


(OCT 21)  On Sunday night, October 19th, at the Boxing Hall Sport Generation, Sofia, Bulgaria, strawweight Teodora Bacheva, now 3-0-0, of Sofia, Bulgaria, won a four round majority decision over Theodora Hristova, now 1-1-0, also from Bulgaria.  The final judges scores were 39-37, 39-39, and 40-36. 

She's......Back! Layla McCarter to enter the squared circle in rematch against the "Huracan" Melissa Hernandez!
by Sue TL Fox
Photos: Mary Ann Owen
October 20, 2014

(OCT 20) In what will definitely be a fight to look out for...and attend  is the "trilogy" of the Layla "Amazing" McCarter vs. Melissa "Huracan" Hernandez, that is the mainliner in an eight-round battle. The two will be fighting on Friday, November 21, 2014, at the Orleans Hotel & Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada, promoted by Platinum Entertainment. ...Full Story

Mira Potkonen Crowned "Queen of the Ring" in 35th Tammer Turnaus Tournament
by Michael O'Neill
October 20, 2014
Photo Credit:
Tuomo Salonen

(OCT 20) The host nation’s Mira Potkonen won a 3rd successive Tammer Turnaus title as the 35th edition of the famous Finnish tournament drew to a close in Tampere Sunday evening, overcoming a strong challenge from former 64kg World no 1 Mikaela Mayer of the....Full Story

Argentina:  Cecilia Mena Wins by a Decision over Aline Scaranello
October 19, 2014

(OCT 19) On Friday night, October 17th, at the  Club Defensores de Villa Lujan, San Miguel, Tucuman, Argentina, Cecilia "La Panterita" Mena, 126, now 10-1-1 (5KO), of San Miguel, Tucuman, won a ten-round unanimous decision over Aline "La Ponderosa" Scaranello, 125.5, now 7-1-0, of Sao Pablo, Brazil.  The two were fighting for the WBC Latino featherweight title. Final judges scores were 100-90, 100-90, and 93-97....Full Story

Mikaela Mayer Meets Mira Potkonen In Tammer Turnhaus Final in Finland
by Michael O'Neill
October 18, 2014
Photos: Facebook

(OCT 18)  Defending champion, Mira Potkonen from host nation Finland is through to Sunday's final at the 35th Tammer Turnhaus Tournament in the Finnish capital. On Sunday she meets Mikaela Mayer, the former ...Full Story

WBAN Goes One on One with Casey Morton who just made her Pro debut!
by Sue TL Fox
October 18, 2014

(OCT 18)  On October 11, 2014, at the Red Lion Woodlake Hotel, in Sacramento, California, the sport welcomed in Carissa "Casey" Morton, who entered the pro ranks when she fought on the "Capital City Explosion" card, winning by a four round unanimous decision in  her debut against Blanca Reymundo. ..Full Story

Gold for Pinki Rana Jangra at Indian Elite Women's National Finals in Raipur City
by Michael O'Neill
October 17, 2014
Photo: Facebook

(OCT 17) What a difference a few months’ make! Last time I saw Pinki Jangra in action was semi-finals day at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in August when a very dejected Pinki lost out to Northern Ireland’s Michaela Walsh in their bout to decide who would take on Nicola Adams for the Commonwealth crown....Full Story

Hamzaoui dethrones WBC Silver and WBF flyweight champion Raja Amasheh by a split – Team Amasheh and promoter DOG Event Boxing file protest
Source: Press Release
October 17,  2014

(OCT 17)  On October 11th, Raja Amasheh faced French challenger Amira Hamzaoui to defend her WBC Silver and WBF flyweight champion titles in Saarbrücken (Germany). After competitive and entertaining ten rounds WBC judge Steve Mertz (Germany) scored the bout 98:94 for Amasheh while WBF judges Vincent Dupas (France / 96:94) and Toni Tiberi (Luxembourg / 97:94) gave the nod to Hamzaoui who won by split decision to capture..Full Story

New York:  Heather Hardy Wins by a decision over Crystal Hoy
October 17, 2014

(OCT 17) New York, NY--- On Wednesday night at NYC's famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan, DiBella Entertainment returned for the latest installment of its popular Broadway Boxing series, sponsored by Everlast and Manfredi Auto Group. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness..Full Story

Argentina:  Scaranello to fight Cecilia Mena for WBC Latino Title
October 15, 2014

(OCT 15) On Friday night, at the Club Defensores de Villa Lujan, San Miguel, Tucuman, Argentina, in a 10-round bout, Aline de Cassia Scaranello, 7-0-0 (6KO), of Sao Paulo, Brazil, will be fighting Cecilia Sofia Mena, 9-1-1 (5KO), of San Miguel, Argentina.   The two are fighting for the WBC Latino Featherweight title.

The WBC will not participate in any female bout scheduled for 12 rounds x 3 minutes
October 15,  2014

(OCT 15) The WBC finished an unprecedented First World Female Convention only 3 weeks ago in which many topics were addressed.
A key issue was the dispute between 10 rounds vs. 12 rounds and two-minute rounds vs. three-minutes rounds in female boxing. It was unanimously decided that several detailed medical studies will be conducted as an addition to the many previously performed before, considering permitting any female boxing match to be held for more than 10 rounds and any round to be considered ..Full Story

Results from Colombia:  Francia Bravo Wins by a Split against Glenis Cardona
October 14, 2014


(OCT 14) Last night at the Estudios de Telecaribe, Barranquilla, Colombia, Francia Bravo, 129, now 17-4-2 (9KO), of Cerete, Colombia, won a six-round split decision over Glenis Cardona, 2-6-2 (1KO), of Barranquilla.  The final judges scores were 57-56, 55-58, and 55-58.

Shelley Watts heads strong Australian team at AIBA Women's World's in Jeju Island
by Michael O'Neill
Photo: Facebook
October 13, 2014

(OCT 13) Whilst most of the International media headlines went to England’s Nicola Adams at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, one of the most impressive boxers I saw in action that week was the ‘relatively unknown’ Australian, Shelley Watts from Laurieton, Port Macquarie, Queensland. ..Full Story

Huge Fight in November in Mexico: Oliveras vs. Farias!
October 13, 2014

(OCT 13) On November 15, 2014, at the Oasis Hotel Complex, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Alejandra Marina Oliveras (31-2-2) will be facing Erica Anabella Farias (20-1-0), in a 10-round where Olivieras will be defending her WBC light welterweight title fight. Both of these boxers will travel from Argentina (where both are from) to fight in this world title fight in Mexico! 

Sharon "Wild Thing" Anyos in Las Vegas at Mayweather Gym
Photos & Text:
by Mary Ann Owen
October 10, 2014

(OCT 10) WBC Featherweight Champion Emeritus Sharon "Wild Thing" Anyos, 14-3, (4KO), is in Las Vegas, Nevada training at the famous Mayweather gym with Jeff Mayweather.  Anyos traveled from Gold Coast, Queensland just to train with the best, her first day at the gym she met Roger, Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, The TMT Fighters plus Latronia Jones who just turned Pro...Full Story

Katie Taylor seeks record 'fifth-in-a-row' World title in Korea
by Michael O'Neill
October 9, 2014
Photo: Courtesy/Toyota.ie

(OCT 9) The 8th edition of the AIBA Women's Elite World Championships gets under way at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju Island, South Korea on 14th November with the finals scheduled for Monday 24th. Though the closing date for entries was 30th September few countries have thus far named their squads so we will bring you updates on who is competing in the three Olympic weights (51,60 and 75 kg) as soon....Full Story

Marston Suspends Title Fight Camp - For Charity Project, To Aid Ebola Sufferers in Africa.
October 7,  2014

(OCT 7) This coming Friday professional boxer Marianne Marston will be taking a day off from the training camp for her upcoming 25th October title fight, in order to take part in a project by Philanthropic artist Clare Newton for the Street Child Charity, that will raise much needed funds for Children in Sierra Leone and Liberia who are suffering due to the Ebola epidemic.
Clare previously photographed Marianne as part of her record breaking ‘Jump4London’ photographic project to celebrate..Full Story

Gold for MC Mery Kom In Asia - next up, Gold in Rio?
by Michael O'Neill
October 3,  2014

(OCT 3) India’s five times world champion , M.C. Mary Kom fulfilled one of her two remaining boxing ambitions as she took the 48-51kg flyweight Gold medal in the 17th Asiad at the Seonhak Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea . Now the 31 years old sets her sights on that elusive Olympic Gold in Rio in 2016.  Full Story

A day of drama in and out of the ring at Asian Games in Incheon
by Michael O'Neill
October 1, 2014

(OCT 1)  Semi-finals day today in the women’s Elite Championships at the 17th Asia in Incheon, Korea where the main focus of attention in the Seonhak Gymnasium was on India’s five time AIBA World champion, 31 years old, H.C Mary Kom in the 48-51kg flyweight division could she, we wondered, overcome the challenge of Vietnam's Thi Bang Le, some 9 years her junior? ..Full Story

Boxing Action in Argentina:  Carabajal to fight Capriolo
October 1, 2014


(OCT 1) On Friday night, October 3, 2014, at the Club Atlético Defensores Unidos, Zarate, Buenos Aires, Argentina, featherweight Karen Elizabeth Carabajal, 5-0-0 (0KO), of Buenos Aires, will fight Maria Capriolo, 4-1-3, in a six rounder.  Capriolo has fought twice in 2014,  and Carabajal fought three times in 2014.

A day of drama in and out of the ring at Asian Games in Incheon
by Michael O'Neill
October 1, 2014

(OCT 1)  Semi-finals day today in the women’s Elite Championships at the 17th Asia in Incheon, Korea where the main focus of attention in the Seonhak Gymnasium was on India’s five time AIBA World champion, 31 years old, H.C Mary Kom in the 48-51kg flyweight division could she, we wondered, overcome the challenge of Vietnam's Thi Bang Le, some 9 years her junior? ..Full Story






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