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# wba - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles
# Too Good
# Too Good

Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles

Dec 20th 2020, 9:08 AM 6,189 Views 5 Comments

The fight took place in front of a pandemic-limited crowd at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

# wba - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Anthony Joshua makes 'drastic' changes for Ruiz rematch
# Preparation
# Preparation

Anthony Joshua makes 'drastic' changes for Ruiz rematch

Sep 5th 2019, 10:44 PM 11,452 Views 4 Comments

The dethroned champion says the magnitude of the loss has forced him to evaluate every aspect of his life.

# wba - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Lomachenko will defend WBA and WBO lightweight titles against Britain's Crolla
# Stateside
# Stateside

Lomachenko will defend WBA and WBO lightweight titles against Britain's Crolla

Feb 20th 2019, 12:35 PM 3,761 Views 4 Comments

The Staples Center in Los Angeles is set to host the bout on 12 April.

# wba - Friday 14 September, 2018

He's back! Wes Hoolahan signs short-term deal with WBA
# Wessiah
# Wessiah

He's back! Wes Hoolahan signs short-term deal with WBA

Sep 14th 2018, 8:25 PM 24,150 Views 25 Comments

The former Republic of Ireland international was a free agent following his decision to leave Norwich City at the end of last season.

# wba - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

In the city of Chicago! Katie Taylor announced for October bout
# Onwards
# Onwards

In the city of Chicago! Katie Taylor announced for October bout

Jul 17th 2018, 8:08 PM 5,874 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old will fight Puerto Rican Cindy Serrano.

# wba - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Golovkin destroys Martirosyan to defend middleweight titles
# Easy
# Easy

Golovkin destroys Martirosyan to defend middleweight titles

May 6th 2018, 10:05 AM 8,504 Views 6 Comments

The Armenian-American fighter was a last-minute replacement following the cancellation of the Kazakh’s much anticipated rematch with Canelo Alvarez of Mexico.

# wba - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury cleared to fight again
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury cleared to fight again

Dec 12th 2017, 4:39 PM 5,005 Views 10 Comments

The 29-year-old has not fought since his shock defeat of Wladimir Klitschko.

# wba - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Jorge Linares outclasses Anthony Crolla to retain title
# Report
# Report

Jorge Linares outclasses Anthony Crolla to retain title

Mar 26th 2017, 2:04 AM 4,246 Views 2 Comments

A brave Anthony Crolla was no match for Jorge Linares, who retained his WBA lightweight title.

# wba - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'Shit happens. It was my initial dream but dreams change'
# Knock Me Down
# Knock Me Down

'Shit happens. It was my initial dream but dreams change'

Mar 8th 2017, 4:03 PM 6,557 Views 1 Comment

Former world champion Bernard Dunne wanted to follow his father’s lead and compete at the Olympics, but instead turned pro before Athens 2004.

# wba - Friday 8 April, 2016

Carl Frampton is no longer the WBA super bantamweight champion
# No Defence
# No Defence

Carl Frampton is no longer the WBA super bantamweight champion

Apr 8th 2016, 9:20 AM 12,810 Views 17 Comments

The Belfast boxer has been stripped of his belt.

# wba - Sunday 29 November, 2015

'Tonight I hit a shooting star', says victorious Fury but rematch with Klitschko likely
# Dreamland
# Dreamland

'Tonight I hit a shooting star', says victorious Fury but rematch with Klitschko likely

Nov 29th 2015, 9:35 AM 14,711 Views 9 Comments

Veteran Ukrainian insists ‘this has to be continued’ after unanimous points defeat.

# wba - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Unbeaten Golovkin pummels Lemieux to unify titles
# Convincing
# Convincing

Unbeaten Golovkin pummels Lemieux to unify titles

Oct 18th 2015, 9:29 AM 6,579 Views 6 Comments

The Kazakh national put on an explosive display of punching power in the 160-pound fight.

# wba - Thursday 1 October, 2015

The 'Thrilla in Manila' was 40 years ago today
# The Greatest V Smokin Joe
# The Greatest V Smokin Joe

The 'Thrilla in Manila' was 40 years ago today

Oct 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 3,431 Views 9 Comments

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had one of the greatest fights in history.

# wba - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Everton's late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night
# What A Shout
# What A Shout

Everton's late goals were worth A LOT to one punter last night

Sep 29th 2015, 2:25 PM 5,771 Views 4 Comments

This guy owes Romelu Lukaku a pint.

# wba - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Shane Long rescues late point for Hull after Dejagah screamer for Fulham
# Tigers Bite Back
# Tigers Bite Back

Shane Long rescues late point for Hull after Dejagah screamer for Fulham

Apr 26th 2014, 5:21 PM 4,098 Views 4 Comments

The Irish striker denied Felix Magath’s side of a win that would have seen them escape the relegation zone.

# wba - Monday 21 April, 2014

LeTissier-esque juggle and finish from Dorrans can't stop City cruising to victory
# Golazo!
# Golazo!

LeTissier-esque juggle and finish from Dorrans can't stop City cruising to victory

Apr 21st 2014, 8:41 PM 7,974 Views 3 Comments

Unfortunately for the Baggies (and Liverpool) City have scored three at the other end.

# wba - Monday 10 March, 2014

VIDEO: Carl Froch shoves George Groves at Wembley
# Handbags
# Handbags

VIDEO: Carl Froch shoves George Groves at Wembley

Mar 10th 2014, 6:21 PM 6,295 Views 14 Comments

Let the pre-fight nonsense begin.

# wba - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Wembley Stadium confirmed for Froch v Groves rematch
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Wembley Stadium confirmed for Froch v Groves rematch

Mar 4th 2014, 11:11 AM 2,371 Views 4 Comments

The pair will face off again on 31 May.

# wba - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

West Brom eager to keep Shane Long after transfer window shenanigans
# In Demand
# In Demand

West Brom eager to keep Shane Long after transfer window shenanigans

Dec 24th 2013, 3:30 PM 3,645 Views 6 Comments

The Baggies were on the verge of selling the Irish striker for £5m in September.

# wba - Friday 20 December, 2013

'Robbie still isn't right' laments Hull boss Bruce as Brady sidelined again
# Niggle
# Niggle

'Robbie still isn't right' laments Hull boss Bruce as Brady sidelined again

Dec 20th 2013, 7:34 PM 4,032 Views 1 Comment

The Irish midfielder has been thwarted with minor knocks since starting the season in positive fashion.

# wba - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Shane Long responds to the 'calls' to get him in the England squad
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Shane Long responds to the 'calls' to get him in the England squad

Nov 26th 2013, 12:29 PM 18,427 Views 49 Comments

Long bagged a brace for West Brom against Aston Villa last night.

# wba - Monday 25 November, 2013

Sublime Shane Long fizzes in Baggies double but Villa snatch draw
# Tipp Top
# Tipp Top

Sublime Shane Long fizzes in Baggies double but Villa snatch draw

Nov 25th 2013, 8:47 PM 10,448 Views 13 Comments

The Irish striker’s touch for his first goal was reminiscent of Denis Bergkamp at his best.

# wba - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Rematch on the cards after Groves 'unjustly' stopped
# Boxing
# Boxing

Rematch on the cards after Groves 'unjustly' stopped

Nov 24th 2013, 11:39 AM 6,514 Views 7 Comments

Carl Froch retained his IBF and WBA titles in controversial fashion in Manchester last night.

# wba - Friday 22 November, 2013

Froch and Groves set to settle 'genuine' grudge match
# Boxing
# Boxing

Froch and Groves set to settle 'genuine' grudge match

Nov 22nd 2013, 9:37 AM 2,176 Views 6 Comments

There is little love lost between the British super-middleweight rivals, who meet in Manchester tomorrow night.

# wba - Friday 5 July, 2013

West Brom roll out 1970s blue movie music to announce Anelka signing
# Happy As Larry
# Happy As Larry

West Brom roll out 1970s blue movie music to announce Anelka signing

Jul 5th 2013, 10:09 AM 1,994 Views 1 Comment

The music sounds like it has been ripped straight from a 1970s sitcom about a sassy set of Los Angeles go-getters.

# wba - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Nicolas Anelka set to partner Shane Long as West Brom tempt French striker to Hawthorns
# Bald Ambition
# Bald Ambition

Nicolas Anelka set to partner Shane Long as West Brom tempt French striker to Hawthorns

Jul 4th 2013, 10:22 PM 3,098 Views 5 Comments

The former Real Madrid and Chelsea star joins from Chinese outfit Shanghai Shenhua.

# wba - Monday 20 May, 2013

Roundly predicted as relegation fodder, it's West Brom 1-0 TheScore.ie
# Humble Pie
# Humble Pie

Roundly predicted as relegation fodder, it's West Brom 1-0 TheScore.ie

May 20th 2013, 5:59 PM 3,476 Views 1 Comment

Only two of our Premier League experts predicted The Baggies to beat the drop.

# wba - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Villa punished by Odemwingie late show
# Premier League
# Premier League

Villa punished by Odemwingie late show

Jan 19th 2013, 8:34 PM 1,748 Views 0 Comments

The Nigerian ensured a dramatic end to this Midlands derby.

# wba - Monday 10 December, 2012

Hyland leaves Las Vegas with enhanced reputation but no world title
# Boxing
# Boxing

Hyland leaves Las Vegas with enhanced reputation but no world title

Dec 10th 2012, 3:41 PM 1,352 Views 0 Comments

Snooki and Mitt Romney were ringside for the bout.

# wba - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Wenger vows to speak to 'off balance' Cazorla after dive claims
# Santi-christ
# Santi-christ

Wenger vows to speak to 'off balance' Cazorla after dive claims

Dec 9th 2012, 11:19 AM 969 Views 0 Comments

It was a tale of two penalties, and a missed handball, at the Emirates Stadium yesterday.

# wba - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Going the distance: Klitschko sees off Wach to retain world titles
# Heavyweight
# Heavyweight

Going the distance: Klitschko sees off Wach to retain world titles

Nov 11th 2012, 12:22 AM 1,062 Views 1 Comment

The 36-year-old Ukrainian dedicated his unanimous points victory in Hamburg to his former trainer, Emmanuel Steward.

# wba - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Wladimir Klitschko to defend title against Poland's Mariusz Wach
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Wladimir Klitschko to defend title against Poland's Mariusz Wach

Aug 22nd 2012, 3:04 PM 426 Views 1 Comment

The Ukrainian heavyweight champion is scheduled to fight in Hamburg on November 10.

# wba - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Uncertain future ahead for Khan after fourth round stoppage
# Outclassed
# Outclassed

Uncertain future ahead for Khan after fourth round stoppage

Jul 15th 2012, 10:12 AM 1,421 Views 0 Comments

The Bolton boxer was floored three times in two rounds by Danny Garcia – the new WBA light-welterweight champion.

# wba - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Signed up: Steven Reid rewarded with new Baggies deal
# Committed
# Committed

Signed up: Steven Reid rewarded with new Baggies deal

May 1st 2012, 12:12 PM 215 Views 0 Comments

The versatile former Ireland international will remain at the Midlands club for two more years at least.

# wba - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Dr. Steelhammer applies 4th-round anaesthetic
# KO
# KO

Dr. Steelhammer applies 4th-round anaesthetic

Mar 4th 2012, 11:13 AM 517 Views 0 Comments

Heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko retained his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO titles with victory over Jean-Marc Mormeck in Düsseldorf last night, while brother Vitali issued a challenge to David Haye.

# wba - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Andrews attacks 'underhanded' Blackburn owners
# Outburst
# Outburst

Andrews attacks 'underhanded' Blackburn owners

Feb 4th 2012, 1:59 PM 578 Views 1 Comment

The Irish international has criticised the powers that be at the club, while suggesting that Christopher Samba is unlikely to ever play for them again.

# wba - Friday 27 January, 2012

Soft touch: Klitschko lines up Jean Marc Mormeck
# Ready To Rumble
# Ready To Rumble

Soft touch: Klitschko lines up Jean Marc Mormeck

Jan 27th 2012, 11:31 AM 266 Views 1 Comment

Wladimir Klitschko has set a date to defend his many many heavyweight title belts.

# wba - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Khan offered rematch as mystery official is named
# Justice
# Justice

Khan offered rematch as mystery official is named

Jan 7th 2012, 11:54 AM 576 Views 0 Comments

The unidentified man that the boxer complained about has been revealed to be IBF official Mustafa Ameen.

# wba - Monday 19 December, 2011

Amir Khan loses appeal against Peterson
# Controversy
# Controversy

Amir Khan loses appeal against Peterson

Dec 19th 2011, 2:21 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

The boxer has been told to “let it go” by his opponent following the controversial outcome of last week’s fight.

# wba - Friday 18 March, 2011

Big Bang's manager says Saturday's title fight "will be one of the greatest"
# Big Bang
# Big Bang

Big Bang's manager says Saturday's title fight "will be one of the greatest"

Mar 18th 2011, 4:04 PM 495 Views 0 Comments

Phil Sutcliffe promises fireworks in Citywest when Willie Casey faces off against Guillermo Rigondeaux.

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