WBO


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WBO

abbreviation for
(Boxing) World Boxing Organization
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The WBO has also been running an advertising campaign in New York City, where several billboards at the iconic Times Square, displayed similar slogans during the New Year's Eve celebrations.
Pacquiao (59-7-2, with 38 KOs) hasn't fought since losing the WBO welterweight title to Australian Jeff Horn last year.
Arum wants Pacquiao to fight a top welterweight probably on April and then face the winner between WBO World welterweight champion Jeff Horn and Terence Crawford in September or October.
He's now being lined up to fight for a WBO Intercontinental belt in his fifth paid outing against Nicaragua's Eliecer Quezada.
As WBO champion Jeff Horn has decided his championship defence will be in Brisbane.
This year WBO also initiated The WBO Rattan Awards for people who made outstanding contributions in their respective fields in 2016.
Dubai: Filipino boxer Nonito Donaire beat Zsolt Bedak to successfully defend his WBO World Super Bantamweight title on Saturday.
The venue for the Asia title bout could be the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, which will be examined by WBO officials on February 22.
Williams hopes to face Liam Smith who produced a seventhround stoppage against Jimmy Kelly to successfully defend his WBO world super-welterweight title at the Manchester Arena.
The former two-weight world champ is back in the frame for another crack at a big belt in 2016 having shaken off the disappointment of losing his WBO crown last year.
On behalf of all Negrenses, my sincere congratulations to Negrense boxing hero Donnie Nietes for successfully defending his WBO junior flyweight title," the governor said.
Victory over the decorated former amateur - who is ranked at number 10 in the WBO and enters the bout as the reigning WBO Oriental and Asia-Pacific champion - would raise hopes that Burns could regain his old belt.