An Internationally known and respected Sports Group, under the leadership of J.C. Courreges has relaunched the INTERNATIONAL BOXING ASSOCIATION (IBA).
IBA President J.C. Courreges stated “the IBA will carry on in the spirit and memory of former IBA President and Founder, the late Dean Chance”.
The IBA’s mission will be to provide professional boxers, male and female, at all stages of their respective careers, the opportunity to fight for an Internationally recognized World or Regional Title.
Under the leadership of former President Chance, the IBA established itself as a leading sanctioning body in the World of Professional Boxing. Many established boxers have held the IBA Belt, including Oscar De La Hoya , Bernard Hopkins, Oliver McCall, Calvin Brock, Mike Weaver, Sugar Shane Mosley, Beibut Shumenov, Roy Jones Jr., Fernando Vargas, Antonio Tarver, Roberto Duran, Glen Johnson, Laila Ali, Mia St. John, Holly Holm, Teresa Perozzi and the list goes on.
Most recently, IBA Cruiserweight Champion, Mairis Briedis, won the distinguished World Boxing Council World Cruiserweight Title.
The IBA will have International Representatives in Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, Australia, Canada and South America. Additionally, the IBA will have USA Offices in Florida and New Jersey.
****NOTE:The IBA will have:
World Title, Continental Title, Americas Title, Latino Title, Caribbean, European, African and Asian Regional Titles.