Former WBO World Super Bantamweight Champion Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe sat down with BoxingAfrica.com to discuss his upcoming May 11 rematch versus Emmanuel Navarrete, lessons learned from their first encounter and the changes made for this camp. Check it out!
March 8, 2019 — Fighting in front an adoring capacity crowd in Accra’s Bukom Boxing Arena, Joshua Clottey showed flashes of his old form as he delivered a sixth-round TKO over Tanzania’s Mfaume in a middleweight contest. Clottey would announce his retirement immediately afterward.
South Africa’s Chris van Heerden returned to action after being out for 11 months to score a six-round technical decision win over Mexico’s Mahonri Montes at The Hanger in Costa Mesa, California, on Saturday night.
Former world champion Sergey Lipinets (15-1, 11 KOs) stopped former two-division champion Lamont Peterson (35-5-1, 17 KOs) in round 10 Sunday night in an action-packed welterweight showdown that headlined Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
Kenya’s Fatuma ‘Iron Fist’ Zarika has likened herself to wine that gets better with age and has deferred her retirement after outclassing Zambia’s Catherine Phiri to retain her World Boxing Council (WBC) world super bantamweight title.
Unified and undefeated IBF and WBA 154-pound “Swift” Jarrett Hurd and top contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams previewed their recently announced showdown at a press conference Sunday before they meet in primetime in Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes action on Saturday, May 11 at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia.
Earlier today in Russia, IBO super-featherweight champ Shavkat Rakhimov made the third retention of his belt with an impressive and exciting 4th-round retirement win over a game but outgunned Rofhiwa Maemu of South Africa. Now 14-0(11), 24-year-old Rakhimov of Ekaterinburg showed again how he is both a force to be reckoned with at 130 pounds…