CHRIS JOHN RUMORS & GOSSIP

John retains WBA featherweight title after a draw

Chris John of Indonesia retained his WBA featherweight title with a technical draw against Japanese Satoshi Hosono on Sunday. American referee Rafael Ramos stopped the scheduled 12-round bout in the third round after the 32-year-old John sustained two cuts - on the right forehead and left temple - due to a head butt. It was John's 18th title defense, having earned the belt...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris John makes 17th successful title defense

Sampson Lewkowicz, advisor of WBA featherweight "super" champion Chris "The Dragon" John (48-0-2, 22 KOs) sends his warmest congratulations to his fighter for making his 17th successful title defense on Friday night in Singapore. Fighting on Mahkota Promotions' card at the Marina Bay Sands and live on Australia FOX, John outclassed previously undefeated Chonlatarn...
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November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Sampson Boxing signs Argentinean Fernando David Saucedo

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing is proud to announce the signing of former world title challenger and IBF #4 (super featherweight), WBA #6 (featherweight) Fernando David "El Vasco" Saucedo (46-5-3, 4 KOs) to a long-term promotional agreement. A native of Florencio Varela, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saucedo has only lost one fight (a 2010 decision loss in...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Chris John receives WBA Lifetime Achievement Award

Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing wishes to congratulate his fighter, WBA World Featherweight Super Champion Chris "The Dragon" John, for being awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the World Boxing Association. 32-year-old John (46-0-2, 22 KOs) has defeated the likes of Juan Manuel Marquez, Derrick Gainer and Rocky Juarez while making 15 successful defenses...
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March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Wlodarczyk, John, Yordan get wins

Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (46-2-1, 33 KOs) made the third defense of his WBC cruiserweight title by stopping Australia's Danny Green (31-5, 27 KOs) in the 11th round of their scheduled 12-round contest Wednesday in Mt. Claremont, Australia. On the undercard, Chris John (46-0-2, 22 KOs) made the 15th defense of his WBA featherweight title by taking a unanimous decision over the Ukraine...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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