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Bradley-Chaves undercard on 12/13: Andy Lee vs. Matt Korobov & Mauricio Herrera vs. Jose Benavidez Jr.

Top Rank is packaging the December 13th HBO Tim Bradley (31-1, 12 KOs) vs. Diego Chaves (23-2, 19 KOs) with some really interesting boxing action on the undercard as part of this triple-header card. The word is unbeaten #1 WBO Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) will be facing #3 WBO Andy Lee (33-2, 23 KOs). Also, interim WBA World light welterweight champion Mauricio Herrera (21-4, 7 KOs) will be facing [...]

Korobov vs. Andy Lee to fight in December, winner to possibly face Billy Joe Saunders

Unbeaten #1 WBO Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) and #3 WBO Andy Lee (33-2, 23 KOs) will be tangling for the vacant WBO middleweight title in early December in the UK, according to promoter Frank Warren. The fight has been agreed on. The winner of the Korobov-Lee fight will then possibly face #2 WBO Billy Joe Saunders (20-0, 11 KOs) if Saunders defeats #9 WBO Chris Eubank Jr (17-0, 12 KOs) in their November [...]

Andrade – Korobov ordered to fight for WBO Middleweight title

Philadelphia (September 10, 2014)-- The World Boxing Organization ordered a bout between Jr. Middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14 KO's) and Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KO's) to fight for the vacant Middleweight championship. "We are very happy and delighted that the WBO has given Demetrius Andrade this great opportunity to fight for the Middleweight world title," said Banner Promotions CEO [...]

Matt Korobov signs for Quillin fight

#1 IBF Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs) has reportedly inked part of the contract for a title shot against WBO 160 pound champ Peter Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs), according to RingTV. Korobov, 31, signed the contract last Friday. Korobov is now waiting for the 31-year-old Quillin to sign his part of the contract so the fight can move ahead. The target date for the fight is on November 1st at the Barclays [...]

Quillin-Korobov purse bid won by Roc Nation for November 8th fight

On Monday, Roc Nation Sports won the purse bid for November 8th matchup between WBO middleweight Peter Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) and his mandatory challenger Matt Korobov (24-0, 14 KOs). Roc Nation was founded by rapper Jay-Z. They out-bid Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank with a monstrous bid of $1,904,840. Golden Boy came in second with a bid of $1,207,000. Top Rank was a distant third at $515,000. [...]

Korobov vs. Uzcategui added to Crawford-Uzcategui Title Card!

OMAHA, NEB. (May 23, 2014) -- Top Rank® announced today that undefeated Top-Five contenders MATT KOROBOV and JOSE UZCATEGUI would battle in a 10-round rumble in the co-main event to World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion TERENCE CRAWFORD'S world title defense homecoming against Cuban sensation and three-division world champion YURIORKIS GAMBOA. Korobov and Uzcategui will be battling [...]

Korobov vs. Golovkin in 2014?

Remember Matt Korobov? The Russian middleweight with an unblemished 20 win resume? The one that was making news and creating excitement in boxing a few years back? Most of you probably do remember him, but it has been a very long time since Korobov had made any kind of news in boxing. His next fight on September 28th, will be against Grady Brewer, and if he comes out victorious, he just might [...]