WBO re-scores fight in favour of Pacquiao

The WBO yesterday announced that its five-man judging panel review of Timothy Bradley’s controversial win over Manny Pacquiao on June 9 returned a unanimous decision for the Filipino congressman.

WBO to review Pacquiao vs Bradley

Timothy Bradley's controversial split-decision win over Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas is to be reviewed by the World Boxing Organisation (WBO).

Bradley took the WBO welterweight title from Pacquiao on the weekend after beating him on two of the judges’ cards 115-113, with the remaining judge giving it to the Filipino star by the same score.

Luxembourg Boxing Federation stand their ground

The Luxembourg Boxing Federation renewed its support for David Haye and Dereck Chisora’s Upton Park clash yesterday after its members met to discuss the European Boxing Union’s (EBU) decision to expel them.

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WBA and WBO titles added to Haye vs Chisora

It was confirmed today that David Haye and Dereck Chisora will battle it out for the WBA intercontinental and WBO international titles when they lock horns later this summer.

The pair meet in one of the most eagerly awaited fights in recent years at West Ham United's Boleyn Ground in East London on July 14, live on BoxNation (Sky 456, Virgin 546).

Krasniqi confirmed for Cleverly’s next defence

The World Boxing Organisation have now officially approved Robin Krasniqi as the challenger for Nathan’s Cleverly’s world light-heavyweight title on April 28 at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

After some uncertainty about Krasniqi last week when he was announced as Cleverly’s opponent, promoter Frank Warren and the WBO have confirmed that the situation has now been resolved.

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Wladimir Klitschko declared fit for Haye fight

David Haye yesterday confirmed that rival heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko had been given the all clear to face him in a summer unification bout.

WBA champ Haye is set to face the IBF and WBO titleholder on June 25 or July 2 but doubts surrounded Klitschko’s fitness after he twice pulled out of defences against Dereck Chisora with a stomach muscle injury.

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Haye: ‘Wladimir is last person I would watch’

David Haye continued his verbal onslaught of IBF and WBO man Wladimir Klitschko ahead of their unification fight this summer.

Haye who has predicted that the younger Klitschko would crumble under his punch power, is now blaming the multi-division champ for single-handedly ‘killing the heavyweight division’.

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Burns vs Laryea weigh-in video

WBO super-featherweight champion Ricky Burns and challenger Joseph Laryea both comfortably made weight for their showdown at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow later tonight.

Burns came in at 129.8lbs and Laryea at 128.4lbs for the 130-pounder contest. Ghanaian Laryea then failed in another attempt to rile the champion when he made a throat-slitting gesture as the pair came together for the face-off.

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Haye vs Klitschko back on

WBA heavyweight champion David Haye has revealed that his unification fight with IBF, IBO and WBO man Wladimir Klitschko is back on after a phone call from the Ukrainian’s camp.

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Khan vs Bradley for July 23 in Vegas

The eagerly anticipated light-welterweight clash between WBA champ Amir Khan and WBC and WBO title holder Tim Bradley is expected to take place on July 23 in Las Vegas.

According to boxing website Boxingscene.com a deal in principal has already been reached between Bradley’s promoter Gary Shaw and Khan’s promoter Golden Boy with regards to the contest.