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WBC votes to sanction Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury rematch

By Scott Gilfoid: In a predictable move, the World Boxing Council has voted to sanction the immediate rematch between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder and Tyson Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs).  → read full article

WBC to order Wilder vs. Fury rematch

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs) and lineal champion Tyson Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) will soon have a chance to face each other in a rematch following their 12 round split draw last Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  → read full article

WBC to consider ordering Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury rematch

By Mike Smith: The World Boxing Council spokesperson will consider rematch requests for a second fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, but they will not question the results from last Saturday’s fight between the two fighters, according to Talksport.  → read full article

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 article

Jermall Charlo getting bad deal by WBC, being ordered to face GGG

By Jeff Aranow: WBC 160 pound mandatory challenger Jermall Charlo is finding himself in a tough position where he now has to fight Gennady Golovkin to earn a title shot against WBC middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez.  → read full article

WBC orders Gary Russell Jr. to fight Leo Santa Cruz

By Dan Ambrose: WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. (35-1-1, 17 KOs) has been ordered by the World Boxing Council to defend against WBA Super World featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz (35-1-1, 17 KOs) in a fight that the sanctioning body has absolutely no way for enforcing given that the two fighters are fighting for […]

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 article

WBC orders Adrien Broner vs. Jorge Linares final eliminator

By Dan Ambrose: In what could be a complete waste of time and breath, the World Boxing Council at their 56th annual convention this week voted to have former four division world champion Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner to face Jorge Linares in a WBC final light welterweight title eliminator to select a mandatory to face […]

GGG’s promoter petitioning WBC to order Canelo trilogy

By Dan Ambrose: Tom Loeffler is reportedly petitioning the World Boxing Council at the WBC’s convention this week to have the order a trilogy fight between Gennady Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez due to controversial scoring by the judges that worked the second fight between the two stars on September 15 at the T-Mobile Arena […]

Kell Brook removed from WBC’s rankings

By Tim Royner: Former IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook has reportedly been removed by the World Boxing Council’s top 15 ranking due to him choosing not to enroll in their VADA Clean Boxing Program.  → read full article

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