Naranjito, Puerto Rico – The World Boxing Organization (WBO), chaired by Francisco ‘Paco’ Valcárcel, Esq. held this afternoon the official belt presentation ceremony dedicated to new WBO Junior Lightweight Female World Champion, Mikaela Mayer (14-0, 5 KOs), from California.… read full article “Mikaela Mayer Receives Her WBO World Title belt; KO artist Edgar Berlanga receives award”
The 11th ranked junior welterweight for the World Boxing Organization (WBO), Jean “Lobo” Torres of Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, has signed a promotional contract with Mayweather Promotions.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, gyms in Puerto Rico are not operating, hence why Torres (18-0, 14 KOs) was sent by his manager, Raúl Pastrana, to Las Vegas to continue his training.… read full article “Jean Torres inks with Mayweather Jr.”
Statements from Amanda Serrano and manager Jordan Maldonado regarding a demand from promoter Eddie Hearn
Since last year, Amanda Serrano and Katie Taylor were scheduled to face off in a mega bout, but changes in logistics, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and constant wavering in the purse keep delaying the fight.… read full article “Amanda Serrano & Manager Jordan Maldonado Blast Eddie Hearn”
Beginning a new chapter in professional boxing preceding the COVID-19 break, featherweight prospect from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Orlando “Zurdo de Oro” Gonzalez (14-0, 10KO’s), will return to the ring next Thursday, June 25 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.… read full article “Orlando González will fight Luis Porozo in Las Vegas – June 25”
Amanda Serrano, the nine-time world champion in seven different weight classes of Puerto Rico, was scheduled to fight the undisputed 135-pound champion Katie Taylor of Ireland, since last year. However, due to differences in negotiations, the mega fight won’t take place.… read full article “Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano Cancelled”
Current Junior Featherweight Champion Emanuel ‘El Vaquero’ Navarrete was recognized by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) today, during the 22nd Annual WBO Golf Tournament at ‘El Legado Golf Club’ in Guayama. This edition of the annual golf competition serves as preamble to the Thirty-Second Annual WBO Convention, which will be held in the city of Tokyo, Japan, from December 2 until Thursday, December 5, 2019.… read full article “Emanuel Navarrete honored”
The World Boxing Organization (WBO), chaired by the Francisco “Paco” Valcárcel, Esq. celebrated a special event to recognize Puerto Rican boxers Oscar “El Pupilo” Collazo, and Yankiel “Doctorcito” Rivera, for their achievements in the recently wrapped Pan American Games in Lima, Perú.… read full article “WBO Honors Collazo and Rivera For Medals in Lima”
The World Boxing Organization (WBO) #6 and International Boxing Federation (IBF) #13 at 122 pounds, Yenifel “El Rayo” Vicente, is preparing for the duel that will take him towards a world title fight.
Vicente, of the Dominican Republic (35-3-2, 27 KOs), will be facing Roc Nation Sports protege Tramaine Williams (18-0, 6 KOs), of Connecticut, for the vacant WBO NABO and IBF USBA titles.… read full article “Yenifel Vicente vs. Tramaine Williams this Sat. on Hooker-Ramirez card on DAZN”
WBO No.1-ranked Ricardo “Hindu” Espinoza (23-2, 20 KOs) probably had to work harder than he wanted to, but still managed to successfully defend his WBO-NABO Latino Bantamweight Championship for the second time with a tenth-round stoppage of a game Ricardo “El Matematico” Nuñez (29-9, 23 KOs).… read full article “RESULTS: Espinoza Stops Nunez in “Rumble at the Rock IV” Main Event”
Aguas Buenas – In an emotional activity held at the Aguas Buenas Urban High School, the World Boxing Organization (WBO), together with its president, Francisco “Paco” Valcárcel, Esq., delivered the WBO North America (NABO) Jr. Welterweight title to boxer Yomar “The Magic” Álamo which he won last Friday in Florida, after defeating Mexican Manuel Méndez by unanimous decision in an event promoted by All Star Boxing.… read full article “WBO Belted Yomar Álamo in Puerto Rico”