Shane Mosley is Stripped, Senchenko Full WBA Champ | Boxing Scene
Mosley's WBA title was not on the line for his bout with Floyd Mayweather, Jr. As promised, the WBA stripped Mosley, meaning that two titles and an interim title in the weight class are all held by completely inconsequential fighters, despite the top of the weight class being quite strong.
Shannon Briggs Stops Dominique Alexander In 1st-Round | Eastside Boxing
Briggs destroyed Dominique Jones in 20 seconds, knocking him out with the first two punches he threw, a pair of left hooks to the body. Next week, he'll be fighting again, facing Rob Calloway.
Some of the more interesting tidbits - Mike Jones and Antwone Smith will be fighting on the same card on Shobox on July 9 to set up a future bout between the two; A rare-prospect prospect match will take place between Mike Dallas Jr. and Lenard "The Fighting Fireman" Lane, with Fernando Guerrero headlining the card; and Khoren Gevor resigned with Universum and is getting a shot at the interim title held by Sebastian Zbik.
Tua denied release | NZ Herald News
Maori TV declined an approach by David Tua's promoter Cedric Kushner to release Tua from his contract so Tua could earn more money.
Bogere batters Julio | Fight News
Sharif "the Lion" Bogere moved to 16-0 after defeating journeyman Ulidio Julio, despite taking the fight on only a week's notice. Bogere is one of the more entertaining prospects out there, and it would be nice to see him get back on TV in the near future.
Ali Chebah getting a chance of the world stage | Paris Normandie
In order to ensure that its belt is completely irrelevant during an era when the weight class is getting stronger, the WBC has ordered a title eliminator between Frenchman Ali Chebah and British-Nigerian Ajose Olusegun. Both are legends in their own minds, but neither is probably a top-20 fighter in the weight class, despite glossy records.
Arslan returning to the Ring | Universum Box-Promotion
On July 9, Firat Arslan will be returning to the ring for the first time since losing his title to Guillermo Jones back in September 2008. He'll be facing Steve Herelius. Incidentally, Jones hasn't fought since then either, and somehow hasn't been stripped.
Where do Marquezes rank among boxing brothers? | Ring blog
The author's answer: probably the second best pair of boxing brothers all time, after Mike and Tommy Gibbons.