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Agyarko and Maciec Will Fight

For WBA Super Welterweight International Belt!

(photo: Matchroom Boxing)

By: Jesús Milano

(June 28th) Caoimhin Aguarko and Lukasz Maciec will fight for the World Boxing Association (WBA) super welterweight international title next Saturday, July 9 at the O2 Arena, London, England.

 

The bout is part of the event that will feature Dereck Chisora and Kubrat Pulev featuute fight and will also include the WBA eliminator between Israil Madrimov and Michel Soro.

 

Agyarko is the WBA international middleweight champion and will now move down a weight class in search for another belt. The 25-year-old Irishman has shown motivation for this new challenge and plans to take another big step in his career.

 

Maciec, a 33-year-old fighter with more experience, has a few wars on his record and knows that a win in this fight would give his career a new lease of life. The Pole has won six of his last seven fights and is in a good momentum.

 

“Black Thunder”, as Agyarko is nicknamed, comes in with a record of 11 wins, no losses and 7 knockouts. Macien has 28 wins, 4 losses, 1 draw and 5 knockouts.

Cuello Knocked Out Padilla In Buenos Aires

And Is New WBA International Champion!

By: Jesús Milano

(June 24th) Argentine Mirco Cuello showed the reason why he is considered one of the top prospects of his country and demolished Venezuelan Leonardo Padilla in just two rounds to conquer the World Boxing Association (WBA) international featherweight title during the first day of the KO Drugs Festival on Thursday.

 

A great atmosphere at the Casino de Buenos Aires surrounded the featured bout of the night, where Cuello, a former member of Argentina’s national team, put on an impressive performance.

 

Cuello’s speed was evident from the start to overcome all the tools of a more experienced opponent with good technique. Mirco started throwing his jab hard and combining the left hook to hurt Padilla from the start.

 

In the second round he connected with a combination to the face that ended with a hook to the body and Padilla on the canvas. Although the visitor got up, his condition was not fit to continue and the third man in the ring decided to end the actions.

 

Cuello, who is 21 years old, extended his undefeated record to 8 wins, with 7 knockouts. Padilla, dropped to 21 wins, 5 losses and 15 knockouts.

Bivol Is WBA Fighter of the Month!

By: Jesús Milano

(June 2nd) Russian Dmitry Bivol was named Boxer of the Month by the World Boxing Association (WBA) championships committee thanks to his defense of the light heavyweight crown against Saul Alvarez last May 7, in Las Vegas.

 

The 175-pound champion made clear the reason why he has reigned for so long in the category and dominated Alvarez despite having the odds against him in a great boxing exhibition at the T-Mobile Arena.

 

Bivol used his combinations, counter-punching and defense to nullify his challenger and earn the eleventh defense since he has owned the pioneering body’s belt.

Bivol Became Known

To The World With His Great Victory!

By: Jesús Milano

(May 9th) The boxing world already knew what Dmitry Bivol was capable of however his name had not been able to have a worldwide reach until this Saturday. The World Boxing Association (WBA) light heavyweight champion knew what he had to do and he did it to defeate Canelo Alvarez in a dramatic fight on Saturday in Las Vegas.

 

The Kyrgyzstan-born, Russian national dominated the Mexican in an impressive manner to score a very important unanimous decision win for his career.

 

Now the world has fully learned who Bivol is and what he can do in the ring. With smart boxing, impressive hand speed and a high volume of punches, the monarch worked his challenger, used his jab and managed to frustrate the Mexican to score the unanimous victory.

 

The 31-year-old fighter was calm and confident before, during and after the victory in a demonstration that honor comes first for him. After his victory, he assured that his goal is to win all the 175-pound titles, for which he will have to defeat the winner of the Artur Beterbiev-Joe Smith Jr. bout, who will fight in June.

 

However, he also said he is ready for a rematch with Canelo, who said he wants to fight him again. Bivol said that the next fight could be at 168 pounds to seek the four belts that the Mexican has in his possession, which would give an extra ingredient to that fight.

 

For now, Bivol enjoys greatness and proved to the world that he is one of the best. His career has taken another dimension and he wants to take advantage of every opportunity that comes his way. A new world figure is born.

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