World Boxing Association

Boxing organization

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The World Boxing Association (WBA), formerly known as the National Boxing Association (NBA) is the oldest and one of four major organizations which sanction professional boxing bouts, alongside the IBF, WBC, and WBO. The WBA awards its world championship title at the professional level. Founded in the United States in 1921 by thirteen state representatives as the NBA, in 1962 it changed its name in recognition of boxing's growing popularity worldwide, and began to gain other nations as members.

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Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years to become the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history with a thrilling split decision victory over..
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Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman on points to become the WBA welterweight Super champion at the age of 40.
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Undefeated welterweight champ Keith Thurman puts his WBA title on the line against Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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Keith Thurman is 29-0 and holds the WBA world welterweight title. He’s just days from the biggest fight of his life – a meeting with Manny Pacquiao
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

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