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WBF Reshape In North America – Reels Switches To WBF

The World Boxing Federation (WBF) has today announced a major reshape of its structure in North America, which could have a significant impact on the future of the organization. Long-time Regional Representative Bill Calogero from New York has taken over the reigns as new Continental Coordinator for North America and intends to make an impact sooner rather than later. “I am planning [...]

WBF Doubleheader In UK April 12

Local Lightweight prospect Chris Goodwin is set for his first significant title-opportunity on Saturday April 12, when he takes on Irish veteran Oisin Fagan for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental title at the Northgate Arena in Chester, United Kingdom. Now 17-2-1 (0), Goodwin lost his professional debut in 2006, but didn’t lose again until he came out on the wrong end [...]

Chebabha vs. Dufek, WBF International Title Fight April 11

Promoter Robert Pantigny is expecting a complete sell-out of the 1200 seat Salle Theo Bouton in Douai, France, when his fighter Farid Chebabha challenges for his first professional title, the vacant WBF International Light Welterweight crown, on April 11. Chebabha will take on tough-as-nails Michal Dufek from the Czech Republic, a 30-year old from Prague who brings a stellar 11-5-1 (7) record [...]

Stephane Malenou, A Rocky Story In Paris?

Everybody who follows boxing, and almost everybody who doesn’t, knows about the Rocky story. The legendary tale of a journeyman fighter coming from nothing, getting a big opportunity and making something of himself by becoming a champion against all odds. French-based Cameroonian Stephane Malenou is looking to make his own Rocky story on June 23 in Paris, when he takes on a yet [...]

Bobby Thomas Jr. WBF North American Champion

Beckley, West Virginia´s Bobby Thomas Jr. is the new World Boxing Federation (WBF) North American Cruiserweight Champion, after winning the vacant title on Saturday night, March 29, in front of a loud and enthusiastic crowd at the Beckley Convention Center. Thomas took on Eric Watkins from Morgantown, W. V., who stepped in at two weeks’ notice when original foe Warren Browning [...]

Video: Ramona Kühne Continues To Rule, Retains WBF World Crown

Headlining a big show promoted by SES Boxing at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany on Friday night (March 28), World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Super Featherweight Champion Ramona Kuehne successfully defended her title against previously undefeated Gina Chamie from Hungary. In a well-fought encounter, Chamie did her best to unsettle the more experienced Kuehne, setting a high pace and [...]

Bobby Thomas Jr. Ready For Second Shot At WBF North American Title

Bobby Thomas Jr. is set for his second crack at the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) North American Cruiserweight title on Saturday March 29, when he takes on Eric Watkins at the Beckley Convention Center in Beckley, West Virginia. Thomas, 13-2-1 (9), fought Warren Browning for the same title last July, a fight that ended in a draw, and the pair was supposed to go at it again. However, Browning [...]

Ramona Kuehne Makes Sixth WBF World Title Defense

On Friday March 28, World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Super Featherweight Champion Ramona Kuehne will be making her sixth title-defense at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany, on a show promoted by SES Boxing. Kuehne, 21-1 (7), will face undefeated 24-year-old Hungarian Gina Chamie, who enters her third title bout, but first world championship opportunity, with a fine 8-0 (4) ledger. “Ramona [...]

WBF Champions Crowned In Germany

Two new World Boxing Federation (WBF) Champions were crowned on Saturday night, March 22, at the Sportpalast in Bielefeld, Germany, as Hungarian promotional outfit Profibox-Promotion went abroad to present a stacked card of action-packed bouts. Zoltan Sera captured the vacant International Super Welterweight title with a technical decision after five good rounds over fellow Hungarian Sandor [...]

Daryl Basadre Stops Julius Alcos, Wins WBF Title

21-year-old Filipino power-puncher Daryl Basadre won the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Flyweight title on Thursday evening (March 20), when he destroyed countryman Julius Alcos in the second round at the Lagao Gym in General Santos City. Both boxers started the fight calmly, feeling each other out in the first round, but in round two Basadre started fast and quickly [...]

Southside Beatdown: Basadre vs. Alcos For WBF Title

Filipino Super Flyweights Daryl Basadre and Julius Alcos will clash for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) International title on Thursday March 20 in General Santos City, when JM Promotions in association with Sanman Promotions welcomes fans to another evening of top-class boxing. 21-year-old “Flash” Basadre (10-1-1, 7 KOs) is the local man, and despite being much less [...]

Mathews Phosa New WBF Honorary President

One of the most prominent figures in South Africa, Dr. Mathews Phosa, has been appointed Honorary President of the World Boxing Federation with immediate effect. WBF President Howard Goldberg expressed his and the WBF’s delight at having one of the most influential and dignified personalities in all of Africa on board the World Boxing Federation, as the organization continues its huge and [...]
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