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Chris Eubank Jr. dominated his toughest opponent to date when he retained his IBO Super Middleweight World Title against Arthur Abraham at the SSE Wembley Arena. The scorecards read 118-100, 118-100, 120-108.
Less then 60 days until the Middleweight fight of the century when IBO World Champion Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin battle Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on September 16th.
Breaking NewsThe IBO is pleased to announce that it has just sanctioned an unprecedented four title fights to take place in Singapore on a show promoted by Ringstar Management on Oct. 20th. The show will feature undefeated Singapore prospect Muhammad Ridhwan fighting for the IBO Intercontinental title as well as three other title fights.Ed Levine, IBO president is excited and impressed by the plans of Scott Farrell CEO of Ringstar to bring world class boxing shows to the Asia Pacific region. This show will be broadcasted to over 100 million homes in Asia with over 5000 in attendance.The IBO will fully support his efforts to develop and showcase stars of the future as well as giving a platform to well recognized talent.Stay tuned for more details to follow on our web site and futures releases.
IBO Cruiserweight World title action returns to South Africa when Kevin Lerena challenges Maxim Maslov on August 12th.
IBO Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua continues to weigh his options for 2017, including a rematch with former IBO Champion Wladimir Klitschko.
IBO World Lightweight Champion Emmanuel “Gameboy” Tagoe makes his return next month in Ghana against Argenis Mendez.
IBO World ChampionsHeavyweight – Anthony JoshuaCruiserweight – SanctionedLight Heavyweight – Igor MikhalkinSuper Middleweight – Chris Eubank Jr.Middleweight – Gennady GolovkinSuper Welterweight – Erislandy LaraWelterweight – VacantSuper Lightweight – Julius IndongoLightweight – Emmanuel TagoeSuper Featherweight – SanctionedFeatherweight – Claudio MarreroSuper Bantamweight – VacantBantamweight – SanctionedSuper Flyweight – Gideon ButheleziFlyweight – Moruti MthalaneLight Flyweight – Hekkie BudlerMinimumweight – Simphiwe Khonco
2017 IBO Fight ScheduleJuly 28th 2017 IBO World Super Flyweight (South Africa)Gideon Buthelezi vs Ryan PonterasAugust 12th 2017 IBO World Cruiserweight (South Africa)Kevin Lerena vs Maxim MaslovAugust 26th 2017 IBO World Lightweight (Ghana)Emmanuel “Gameboy” Tagoe vs Argenis MendezSeptember 9th 2017 IBO World Super Featherweight(Russia)Shavat Rakhimov vs Fernando David SaucedoSeptember 16th 2017 IBO World Middleweight (Las Vegas)Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin vs Saul “Canelo” Alvarez
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