Posts Tagged ‘IBA’

Comments Off on International Boxing Association (IBA) Relaunched worldwide by new sports group

VENTNOR CITY, N.J. (August 22, 2017) – The International Boxing Association (IBA) has been relaunched worldwide by a sports group headed by the new IBA president, J.C. Courreges.  In 1991, two-time Major League Baseball all-star pitcher and Cy Young Award winner Dean Chance founded the IBA, guiding the international sanctioning body until his death in 2015. (L) – New IBA President J.C. Courreges with former IBA world champion Roberto Duran “The IBA will carry on in the spirit and memory of former IBA president and founder, the late Dean Chance,” Courreges said. “Our mission continues to be providing professional boxers, male and female, at all stages of their respective careers, the opportunity to fight for an internationally recognized World or Regional title.” Courreges has an extensive, Read more […]

Comments Off on Beibut Shumenov Honorary Team Challenge Captain, Southwest Chapter

LAS VEGAS (December 3, 2013) – Team Challenge has World Boxing Association (WBA) Super and International Boxing Association (IBA) Light Heavyweight World Champion Beibut Shumenov (13-1, 8 KO’s) in its corner to help KO Crohn’s & Colitis.  Shumenov, who makes his fifth world title defense Saturday, December 14 on SHOWTIME, airing live from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, has been named Honorary Captain of Team Challenge, Southwest Chapter. “I’m proud to be involved with such a worthy group like Team Challenge,” Shumenov said.  “I hope that it will help increase awareness of this terrible disease and raise funds for Crohn’s and Colitis research and education.  I hope other fighters will join me to KO Crohn’s and Colitis.” Shumenov takes on undefeated, WBA No. 14-ranked Slovakian Read more […]