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WBC to address Dillian Whyte situation this week

By Robert Addams: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says the World Boxing Council will be meeting this week to discuss Dillian Whyte’s situation as their interim WBC heavyweight champion.  → read full story

WBC withdraws Luis Nery as Nordine Oubaali mandatory

By Dan Ambrose: Luis Nery has been removed as WBC bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali’s mandatory challenger after failing to make weight last Saturday for his fight against Emmanuel Rodriguez in Las Vegas, according to WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman.  → read full story

WBC president Sulaiman corrects Lomachenko’s denial of Franchise tag

By Chris Williams: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has responded to the comments made this week from Vasiliy Lomachenko in him DENYING that he requested or filed paperwork to become the WBC Franchise lightweight champion.  → read full story

Errol Spence will have no delay with career, says WBC president Sulaiman

By Allan Fox: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman is confirming that IBF/WBC welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr.  → read full story

WBC president Sulaiman reveals Fury has taken Whyte’s place as Wilder’s mandatory for 2020

By Charles Brun: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman revealed on Saturday that Dillian Whyte has been replaced by Tyson Fury as World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s mandatory challenger for 2020.   → read full story

Sulaiman says Lomachenko CAN become undisputed as ‘Franchise’ champion

By Chris Williams:  WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman was grilled by the media on Thursday about how Vasiliy Lomachenko can become the undisputed lightweight champion now that he’s been elevated to ‘Franchise’ champion by the sanctioning body.  → read full story

Charlie Edwards vacates WBC flyweight title, worried about health

By Charles Brun: Two months after his 3rd round no contest against KO artist Julio Cesar Martinez, WBC flyweight champion Charlie Edwards announced on Friday that he’s vacating his title out of concern for his health.  → read full story

WBC to order David Benavidez vs. Avni Yildirim next

By Aragon Garcia:  The World Boxing Council will be ordering WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez (22-0, 19 KOs) to defend against his mandatory Avni Yildirim (21-2, 12 KOs) next, according to WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman.  → read full story

Sulaiman wants Fury vs. Whyte for WBC eliminator

By Tim Royner: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says he’s interested in ordering #1 WBC Dillian Whyte and #2 WBC Tyson Fury to face each other in a final eliminator match to determine a mandatory challenger for WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.  → read full story

WBC putting Canelo’s mandatory defense on hold

By Dan Ambrose: The World Boxing Council has decided to put WBC middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez’s mandatory defense against Jermall Charlo (27-0, 21 KOs) on hold, according to Michael Benson.  → read full story

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