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World Boxing Association: Boxing organization
The World Boxing Association (WBA), formerly known as the National Boxing Association (NBA), is the oldest and one of four major organizations which sanction professional boxing bouts, alongside the IBF, WBC, and WBO. The WBA awards its world championship title at the professional level. Founded in the United States in 1921 by thirteen state representatives as the NBA, in 1962 it changed its name in recognition of boxing's growing popularity worldwide, and began to gain other nations as members.

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Vasyl Lomachenko beats Luke Campbell to retain lightweight world titles

Vasyl Lomachenko produced a battling display to beat Britain's Luke Campbell on points and add the WBC lightweight title to his WBA and WBO belts.
BBC News - Published

Brilliant Pacquiao downs Thurman to capture WBA crown

brilliant pacquiao downs thurman to capture wba crown
Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years to become the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history with a thrilling split decision victory over WBA champion Keith Thurman on Saturday...
WorldNews - Published

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Anthony Joshua: What next for the world heavyweight champion? [Video]Anthony Joshua: What next for the world heavyweight champion?

Anthony Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight titles with an emphatic points victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. in the Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. Victory handed Joshua back the IBF, WBO..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

Joshua v Ruiz: Tale of the tape [Video]Joshua v Ruiz: Tale of the tape

Anthony Joshua will bid to wrest back his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles in his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. Take a look at how the two fighters compare.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:09Published

Champion Ruiz weighs in three stones heavier than Joshua [Video]Champion Ruiz weighs in three stones heavier than Joshua

Ruiz and Jshua weigh-in

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:37Published

Ruiz and Joshua hold public workouts ahead of weekend bout [Video]Ruiz and Joshua hold public workouts ahead of weekend bout

World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua prepare for their rematch with open session workouts.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:34Published

 

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman on points to take WBA Super title

Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman on points to become the WBA welterweight Super champion at the age of 40.
BBC News - Published

Keith Thurman vs. Manny Pacquiao: Round-by-round updates and analysis

Undefeated welterweight champ Keith Thurman puts his WBA title on the line against Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
USATODAY.com - Published

Boxer Keith Thurman on Saturday showdown with Manny Pacquiao: 'This is a legacy fight'

Keith Thurman is 29-0 and holds the WBA world welterweight title. He’s just days from the biggest fight of his life – a meeting with Manny Pacquiao
USATODAY.com - Published

Kal Yafai & Demetrius Andrade retain titles as Joseph Parker sends message to heavyweights

Britain's Kal Yafai makes a fifth successful defence of his WBA super-flyweight title as WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade and heavyweight Joseph Parker also record wins.
BBC News - Published

Andy Ruiz Jr. Shocked the Boxing World. But Not His Hometown.

The “chubby kid” from the rough-and-tumble boxing circuit on the Mexican border upset Anthony Joshua to claim the heavyweight crown. In Imperial, Calif., though, they knew all along he was a..
NYTimes.com - Published

Anthony Joshu takes shock defeat on the chin

anthony joshu takes shock defeat on the chin
London: Anthony Joshua said on Wednesday there is no one to blame but himself for the shock loss of his heavyweight boxing titles to Andy Ruiz Jr last Saturday. The 29-year-old British pugilist went..
WorldNews - Published

I had no panic attack and I'm not blaming anyone - Joshua

i had no panic attack and i'm not blaming anyone - joshua
Anthony Joshua says he has no excuses for his shock defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr, that saw the British heavyweight lose his IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles in New York on Saturday.
BBC News - Published

Anthony Joshua says he is not 'blaming anyone' for Andy Ruiz Jr defeat

anthony joshua says he is not 'blaming anyone' for andy ruiz jr defeat
Anthony Joshua says he has no excuses for his shock defeat by Andy Ruiz Jr, that saw the British heavyweight lose his IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles in New York on Saturday.
BBC News - Published

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