Boxing News

Miyazaki keeps WBA 105lb belt

By Joe Koizumi

The first of the WBA world title twinbill is just over. WBA minimumweight champ, unbeaten Japanese Ryo Miyazaki (19-0-3, 11 KOs), 105, kept his belt in his initial defense as he dropped Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde (22-3-1, 13 KOs), 104.75, with a vicious left hook to prompt the referee’s intervention at 2:22 of the fifth round on Wednesday in Osaka, Japan. (More to come)

    Help Support Fightnews.com®

    For 18 years, Fightnews.com® has delivered daily boxing news to fight fans around the globe. From the beginning, we have always kept Fightnews free to our readers and relied on advertiser support. Anyway, the Miami Herald, The Guardian, and Wikipedia among others have been using the “crowdfunding” revenue model, so we thought we’d test it too.

    Please consider helping out. You’re not obligated to, but even a $1 pledge would really help. And if we reach our goal, we plan to upgrade our server and maybe even nuke the ads altogether. Wouldn’t that be nice?










    world boxing association

    world boxing council



    boxing news tips






    philly boxing history

    All contents copyright 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 by Freitag Marketing Services, LLC.
    The information on this site cannot be reused without written permission.