Mobile Home | Desktop Version




WBF Prez Mick Croucher Heads to Beijing China for Title Fights

PhilBoxing.com
Mon, 17 Sep 2018

The globetrotting boxing head of the World Boxing Foundation (WBF), Australian Mick Croucher heads to Beijing, China, on the 10th of October to supervise "Night of Champions," an international boxing extravaganza in China's Capital Beijing, the International headquarter of major Chinese boxing sponsors The People’s Quotai Group and the Remnin Boxing Group Beijing Sports.

Croucher heads to China as the World Boxing Foundation (WBF) has become the sponsor's preferred boxing sanctioning body for their boxing events throughout China.

Initially, fights were supposedly to be held in Xining City, in the Province of Qinghai Province in the legendary Tibetan Plateau. However, sponsors opted to transferred the exciting event to Beijing at a large complex owned by one of the sponsors, the Guotai Group.

Officials selected by the WBF to work on the two championship events are from the Philippines, Australia and China.

The referee will be Justin Kennedy from Sydney, Australia, who has officiated for the WBF in Fiji and NSW, Australia.

One of the judges is Arnie Najera from Cebu City in the Philippines, a judge of independence and integrity known for his outstanding record of scoring important fights. The two other judges will be local Chinese officials associated with the Beijing Boxing Association.

One of the WBF championship bouts being contested is the WBF International Light Heavyweight battle between tough Chinese Mingcun Chen battling Aussie Clint Alderton, a hard-puncher who trains at the famed Tony Salta Gym in Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

The other title fight is for the WBF Asia Pacific Welterweight Strap contested between promising Chinese fighter Ziqiang Huo and Gregory Bell, also from Geelong.

An up-and-coming Victorian boxer, Gregory Bell will certainly put the Chinese warrior under pressure with his relentless fighting style.

The WBF president Croucher said that it is a great pleasure for him to see Australian boxers having the opportunity to fight out on the world scene to gain valuable fighting experience to enhance their careers.


Croucher also shared that with Chinese promoters requesting good Australian talent, he looks forward to see more Aussie fighters getting the opportunity to fight in exciting new destinations including Mainland China, Hong Kong and others.






Recent PhilBoxing articles:

  • ESPN’s Telecast of Lomachenko-Pedraza is the Second Highest-Rated Fight on Cable Television in 2018, only Behind Crawford-Benavidez Jr. on ESPN October 2018
    By , Mon, 10 Dec 2018
  • Eros Correa Remains Undefeated with TKO Victory in Mexico
    By , Mon, 10 Dec 2018
  • Keith "The Bounty" Hunter Remains Undefeated with 1st Round Knockout
    By , Mon, 10 Dec 2018
  • Pacquiao’s build up regimen shifts to muscle-building
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • Lomachenko Decisions Pedraza, Unifies WBA/WBO Lightweight World Titles
    By , Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • RENE 'EL GEMELO' ALVARADO DEFEATS CARLOS 'THE SOLUTION' MORALES
    By , Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • Riddick Bowe Says He Could Beat Wilder With 3 Months of Training, 'I'd Tap That Ass'
    By , Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • BREAKHAUS DOMINATES LOPES, RETAINS TITLES
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • JUAN FRANCISCO ESTRADA STOPS VICTOR MENDEZ IN 7
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • SHIELDS SHUTS OUT HERMANS TO RETAIN HER TITLES
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • HAWTON STOPS VILLALOBOS
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • EARLY RESULTS FROM CARSON, CA (PHOTOS)
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • February 2: Alvarez-Kovalev 2 Lands at Ford Center at The Star
    By , Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • Magnolia’s defense did the trick in Game 2
    By Eddie Alinea, Sun, 09 Dec 2018
  • OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: The rise and fall of Pacquiao as a welterweight
    By Eddie Alinea, Sat, 08 Dec 2018

    Mobile Home | Desktop Version