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Canelo vs. Jacobs: WBC to create special belt for fight

By Sean Jones: The WBC will be creating a special artisan belt for the May 4 unification fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.  → read full article

Teofimo Lopez in Mexico to ask WBC for title shot

By Aragon Garcia: Unbeaten Teofimo Lopez traveled to Mexico on Thursday to meet with World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman to ask him to be moved from #5 to #1 in the WBC’s rankings in order to get a title shot at the WBC lightweight title should champion Mikey Garcia vacate the title in the […]

WBC: annual report

By Mauricio Sulaiman 2018 IN NUMBERS WBC CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS WBC Championship Fights / # of fights World Championship (Male) 44 Silver Championship (Male) 23 World Championship (Female) 36 Silver Championship (Female) 7 The WBC celebrated its 2,000th championship fight in an historic event, in which the Mexican-American José Carlos Ramirez defeated Amir Imam, to become […]

WBC still wants GGG to face Charlo to decide Canelo’s mandatory

By Sean Jones: The WBC still wants Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1 34 KOs) and interim WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo (28-0, 21 KOs) to face each other to decide a mandatory challenger to sanctioning bodies’ 160 lb title.  → read full article

WBC orders Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury rematch

By Scott Gilfoid: The WBC has officially ordered World Boxing Council heavyweight champion to face challenger Tyson Fury in a rematch, with a purse split of 60/40 in favor of ‘The Bronze Bomber.  → read full article

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

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