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By Charles Brun: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman revealed on Saturday that Dillian Whyte has been replaced by Tyson Fury as World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s mandatory challenger for 2020.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

Tyson Fury must enroll in WBC clean boxing program this week for Wilder fight

By Tim Royner: Tyson Fury is up against a deadline this week in needing to sign up for the WBC Clean Boxing Program if he wants to fight for Deontay Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title on December 1 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  → read full story

Sulaiman wants GGG to face Charlo, winner gets Canelo

by Dan Ambrose: WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman thought he was solving a big problem this week at the WBC’s 56 convention by ordering Jermall Charlo and Gennady Golovkin to face each other in an eliminator bout with the winner getting a title shot against WBC middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez.  → read full story

Klitschko and Mauricio Sulaiman outline a Champion Convention

Mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko and President of the WBC Mauricio Sulaiman, are flying the flag for the nation which has given us the Klitschko brothers, Oleksandr Usyk and Vasyl Lomachenko.  → read full story

Canelo congratulated by WBC president Sulaiman

By Logan Garcia: World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman congratulated new WBC middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez for his victory over WBA/WBC 160 pound champion Gennady Golovkin last Saturday night.  → read full story

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