WBA ‘Regular’ CW Champ Beibut Shumenov Petitions for Purse Bid vs. ‘Super’ Champ Denis Lebedev

It has been more than a month since World Boxing Association (WBA) world cruiserweight champion Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs), based on the much publicized WBA Cruiserweight Tournament rules and regulations, petitioned the WBA to either declare a purse bid for a title fight between WBA Super cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev, or strip Lebedev of his title belt for being non-compliant.

HBO PPV: Terence Crawford, Viktor Postol, Freddie Roach & Oscar Valdez Preview This Saturday’s Bouts

WBO super lightweight champ Terence Crawford and WBC super lightweight champ Viktor Postol speak with John Pollock ahead of their unification bout this Saturday on HBO PPV. Postol’s trainer Freddie Roach also weighs in on the bout, while undercard fighter Oscar Valdez discusses Russia possibly being banned from the Olympics and fighting for the vacant WBO featherweight title.

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton – By The Numbers

The featherweight world championship clash between defending titlist Leo Santa Cruz and undefeated former unified super bantamweight champ Carl Frampton features an unpredictable and potentially explosive mix of styles between two of the world’s top fighters.

Yoshihiro Kamegai vs. Jesus Soto Karass Rematch Set For Sept. 10 at Gonzalez-Cuadras in Inglewood

Following their epic 2016 “Fight of the Year” candidate fight this past April 15, at the Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai, (26-3-2, 23 KO’s)and Jesus “Renuente” Soto-Karass, (28-10-4, 18 KO’s), will meet in the ring once again on Saturday, September 10 for a highly anticipated re-match from the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles.

Oscar Valdez’s Title Search – Bill Dwyre

As of mid-afternoon Tuesday, Oscar Valdez knew he was fighting Saturday night in the co-main event of the Terence Crawford – Viktor Postol boxing card.

Robert Guerrero vs. David Emanuel Peralta Headlines Aug. 27 PBC on Spike in Anaheim

Former multi-divisional world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-4-1, 18 KOs) meets Argentine slugger David Emanuel “El Pirata” Peralta (25-2-1, 14 KOs) in 10-rounds of welterweight action that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Saturday, August 27 from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.