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WBO World Bantamweight Champion faces unbeaten Duke Micah

In boxing, the word journeyman is often code for inept, a lukewarm euphemism for a tomato can, ham-and-egger, has-been,... more

Undisputed WBO Welterweight Championship: BRÆKHUS ACTIVATES MCCASKILL REMATCH CLAUSE

Jessica McCaskill will defend her undisputed WBO World Welterweight title against Cecilia Brækhus in early 2021 after former champion... more

Official Artwork for Lomachenko-Lopez Unified WBO Lightweight Championship Clash

Top Rank has officially released the artwork for the Lomachenko-Lopez Unified WBO Lightweight Championship Clash Vasiliy Lomachenko’s fight with... more

Weigh-In Results: WBO Bouts at The Bubble, MGM Grand

Weigh-In Results: WBO Bouts at The Bubble, MGM Grand Egidijus “Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas (21-1-1, 17 KOs) 146.5 lbs vs.... more

The WBO family congratulates the Pittsburgh Pirates and Major League Baseball for its wonderful tribute to Roberto Clemente

The WBO family sends congratulations to the Pittsburgh Pirates and Major League Baseball for its wonderful tribute to Roberto... more

WBO World Titles Bouts: Lomachenko-Lopez, Navarrete-Villa and Salamov-Vlasov Eliminator

LAS VEGAS (September 8, 2020) — Four belts, one champion. A universally recognized lightweight king will be crowned Saturday,... more

Weigh-In Results: WBO Bouts Jamel Herring vs. Jonathan Oquendo, Steven Nelson vs. DeAndre Ware

Weigh-In Results: Jamel Herring vs. Jonathan Oquendo TOMORROW at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT live on ESPN+... more

ESPN Re-Signs Former Unified WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Andre Ward To New Multi-Year Deal

Multi-Year Contract Extends Ward’s ESPN Tenure – Continues as ringside analyst for Top Rank on ESPN Continues as host... more

FINALLY! Jose Ramirez and Viktor Postol Set for Unified WBO Junior Welterweight Title Showdown

LAS VEGAS (August 27, 2020) — Finally! After a pair of fight dates fell by the wayside, Unified WBO... more

Saturday: WBO International Champion Daniel Dubois-Ricardo Snijders Card Kicks Off Boxing Marathon Exclusively on ESPN+

(August 27, 2020) — Daniel “Dynamite” Dubois, the heavyweight division’s most feared young knockout artist, will defend his WBO... more

September 12: WBO NABO Champion Mikael Zewski Vs. Mean Machine & Miguel Marriaga-Joet Gonzalez for vacant WBO Inter-Continental Title

LAS VEGAS (August 26, 2020) — The Mean Machine is ready to rise again. Welterweight contender Egidijus “Mean Machine”... more

WBO Global Jr. Middleweight Champion Tim Tszyu defeats Jeff Horn in Townsville

Tim Tszyu has beaten Jeff Horn by technical knockout in their contest in Townsville. The decision came when Horn... more

WBO Light Heavyweight World Title Eliminator Result: Joe Smith Knocks Out Eleider Alvarez

LAS VEGAS – Joe “The Beast” Smith Jr. once again lived up to his moniker. The Long Island native,... more

August 26: WBO Global Jr. Middleweight Champion Tim Tszyu Vs. Jeff Horn Down Under Showdown Headlines Week of International Cards Exclusively on ESPN+

Horn-Tszyu stream begins at 5 a.m. ET/2 a.m. PT for a special Aussie edition of Breakfast and Boxing (August... more

Weigh-In Results: WBO BOUTS TAYLOR-PERSOON & CLAY-KONGO

Undisputed WBO Lightweight Champion Katie Taylor (15-0, 6 KOs) weighed 134.3 lbs & Delfine Persoon (44-2, 18 KOs) weighed... more

WBO Light Heavyweight Eliminator: Alvarez and Smith Ready for Saturday Night Showdown

LAS VEGAS (August 20, 2020) — Light heavyweights Joe Smith Jr. and Eleider “Storm” Alvarez took the MGM Grand... more

WBO BOUTS: TAYLOR-PERSOON, CLAY-KONGO PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES & IMAGES

Katie Taylor – Bray, Ireland – 15-0, 6 KOs – will be defending her Undisputed WBO Lightweight World Title... more

UNDISPUTED WBO CHAMPION TAYLOR PROMISES TO DOMINATE PERSOON IN UNDISPUTED REMATCH

Katie Taylor says she will silence her critics by putting on a “dominant performance” when she defends her Undisputed... more

Jessica Mccaskill is the new Undisputed WBO Welterweight Champion

Jessica McCaskill put the boxing world on notice as she claimed the undisputed crown from Cecilia Brækhus in a... more

WBO Youth Championship: WBO #13 Ricardo “Hindu” Espinoza defeated previously unbeaten Brandon Valdes

Congrats to the new WBO Youth Jr. Featherweight Champion Ricardo “Hindu” Espinoza (25-3 21 KO’s), who defeated Brandon “El... more

Weigh-In: Undisputed WBO Welterweight Championship: Brækhus-McCaskill

Weigh-In: Undisputed WBO Welterweight Champion “The First Lady” Cecilia Brækhus 145 lbs vs Jessica McCaskill 144.4 lbs—10 rds for... more

Undisputed WBO Welterweight Championship: BRÆKHUS vs. MCCASKILL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

BRÆKHUS vs. MCCASKILL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES Undisputed Welterweight crown on the line in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday. Cecilia Brækhus... more

September 5: Jamel Herring to Defend WBO Junior Lightweight World Title Against Jonathan Oquendo From MGM Grand In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (August 13, 2020) — WBO Junior Lightweight World Champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring hopes the wait is... more

ARCHIE SHARP SAYS “SHAKUR STEVENSON CAN HAVE IT” AND HAILS INFLUENCE OF ‘MIND COACH’

UNBEATEN WBO European Jr. Lightweight Champion Archie Sharp believes he is already a world-level talent and has sensationally called... more

WBO Kids Drug Free in Hungary

WBO Europe Vice President and first Hungarian World Champion István “Koko” Kovacs visited with the young athletes at the... more