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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

Vasyl Lomachenko denies asking WBC for Franchise tag

By Chris Williams: A month after being named the Franchise champion at 135, Vasiliy Lomachenko has come out to deny that he asked the World Boxing Council to give him this tag.  → read full story

Wilder would accept WBC Franchise tag to “DUCK” Joshua or Whyte says Hearn

By Charles Brun: Deontay Wilder would agree to the WBC Franchise tag if it means he can “DUCK” fights against former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua or Dillian Whyte, according to Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder NOT interested in WBC Franchise belt

By Kenneth Friedman: Knockout artist Deontay Wilder says the World Boxing Council can give their WBC Franchise tag to someone else because he DOESN’T want it.   → 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

Arum explains Canelo’s WBC Franchise Champion status

By Aragon Garcia: Promoter Bob Arum agrees with the World Boxing Council’s decision to superstar Saul Canelo Alvarez their WBC Franchise Champion at middleweight, and he feels that he’s earned that right.  → read full story

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