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WBC orders Nordine Oubaali to defend 118-lb title against Nonito Donaire

By Chris Williams:  WBC bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali has been ordered by the World Boxing Council to defend his title against #4 Nonito Donaire in his next fight following the removal of the previous mandatory Luis Nery from that spot after he failed to make weight for his canceled November 23 fight against Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-1, […]

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

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 announces Clenbuterol and WADA’S new standard

By Allan Fox: The World Boxing Council announced on Thursday that they’ve adopting a newer threshold standard by WADA for testing for the banned performance substance Clenbuterol for their VADA Clean Boxing program.  → 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By Charles Brun: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman revealed on Saturday that Dillian Whyte has been replaced by Tyson Fury as World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s mandatory challenger for 2020.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

Luke Campbell unhappy with WBC elevating Devin Haney, wants Lomachenko rematch

By Barry Holbrook: Luke Campbell isn’t too happy with the World Boxing Council elevating Devin Haney to the new WBC lightweight champion following their decision to give Vasilly Lomachenko their Franchise tag.  → 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

WBC say Dillian Whyte must wait until February 2021 for mandatory title shot

By Kenneth Friedman: The WBC revealed this week at their 57th convention that even if Dillian Whyte’s situation with UKAD is cleared up in his favor, he’ll need to wait until February 2021 before he’ll be able to fight for a world title with the organization.  → read full story

Devin Haney elevated to WBC lightweight champion

By Chris Williams: The World Boxing Council has upgraded interim champion Devin Haney to WBC lightweight champion following their move in making Vasiliy Lomachenko ‘Franchise’ champion at 135.  → read full story

WBC confirms Errol Spence will face Danny Garcia next

By Kenneth Friedman: WBC says that IBF/WBC welterweight champion Errol ‘The truth’ Spence will be defending next against former two division world champion Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia.  → read full story

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