Mexico’s unbeaten Julio Cesar Chavez Jnr stopped Irish southpaw Andy Lee within the seventh spherical on Saturday to keep his World Boxing Council middleweight title and win his twenty third battle in a row. In a bout branded boxing’s latest “Fight of the Century” Mayweather took his unblemished report to 48-0 including the Filipino nice’s World Boxing Organization title to his World Boxing Association and World Boxing Council crowns. Anthony Joshua’s win should มวยสากล transfer him closer to a bout against Deontay Wilder, the American who holds the World Boxing Council’s version of the heavyweight title. Boxers usually battle across weight classes to be able to maximise their possibilities of success, and Manny Pacquiao is presently the only fighter to have won titles in eight divisions.
In the chief support bout, lightweight Francesco Patera (23-3, eight KOs) appears to extend his six-fight profitable streak in opposition to Italian veteran Devis ‘Boom Boom’ Boschiero (48-6-2, 22 KOs) as they battle for the vacant WBO Intercontinental light-weight title. Also, Nicholas Esponsito (14-0, 5 KOs) puts his Italian welterweight title on the road for the first time in opposition to Emanuele Cavallucci (12-4-1, 4 KOs). As a outcome, Figueroa’s super bantamweight title shall be vacant as of September 18. WBO #9, WBC #10, IBF #11 gentle heavyweight Callum Johnson (19-1, 14 KOs) makes his return to the ring on the undercard of Sunny Edwards’ first defense of his IBF world flyweight title on the Copper Box Arena September 11, live on BT Sport. Since 2015, the WBA awards a personalized version of their WBA Super champion belt to big fights involving a WBA championship.
The heavyweight, cruiserweight, mild heavyweight, super middleweight, middleweight, junior middleweight, welterweight, junior welterweight, lightweight, junior lightweight and featherweight divisions have been updated as of July 13. The most outstanding designation is that of the WBA Super champion, which was created in 2000 following a suggestion by Lennox Lewis after he was forced to relinquish his WBA heavyweight title previous to his defense in opposition to Michael Grant. This distinction was initially reserved for WBA champions who are simultaneously recognized by the WBC, IBF or WBO. Some world champions have been upgraded to WBA Super champion standing with out profitable another group’s title, amongst them Floyd Mayweather Jr., Chris John, Anselmo Moreno and Manny Pacquiao; or upon defending their WBA title five or extra times. Upon awarding a WBA Super championship, the regular world champion status is deemed vacant, whereupon it’s filled by the organization as a separate championship.
On March 5, 2021, Claressa Shields became the inaugural WBA Super ladies’s champion at light middleweight. ESPN’s divisional boxing rankings purpose to spotlight one of the best in the sport at every weight class. They will change typically based on current outcomes and performances throughout the sport. Rankings are based on what a fighter has achieved in the weight division in which he is ranked.
The next installment of the popular RJJ Boxing on UFC Fightpass shall be held Thursday night time, August twenty sixth at Humble Civic Center in Humble, Texas. RJJ Boxing’s final scheduled event this previous July twenty ninth in Mexico was canceled due to COVID-19 issues. The 10-round major occasion matches a pair of Texas fighters, Eridson Garcia (13-0, 9 KOs) versus Armando Frausto (9-1-1, 5 KOs) for the vacant North American Boxing Federation tremendous featherweight title. Middleweight Winfred Harris, Jr. (19-1, 9 KOs) meets Vaughn “The Animal” Alexander (15-6, 9 KOs) in the 8-round co-featured occasion. Alexander is the brother of 3-time, 2-division World champion Devon Alexander. WBC/WBA/WBO super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez and IBF champion Caleb Plant have reached a deal to battle on November 6 in a PBC pay-per-view for the undisputed 168lb title in Las Vegas.