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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

Sulaiman: Golovkin has the power to make Canelo fight happen

By Jim Dower: World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman wants Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin to sit down and reach an agreement to complete the negotiations for their rematch.  → read full article

Sulaiman says Golovkin will have to face Jermall Charlo if no Canelo rematch

By Sean Jones: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman let Gennady Golovkin know on Tuesday that if he doesn’t agree to fight Saul Canelo Alvarez in a rematch than the World Boxing Council will order him to take on interim WBC 160lb champion Jermall Charlo (27-0, 21 KOs).  → read full article

Sulaiman asks GGG to sign contract for Canelo rematch

By Sean Jones: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman is asking Gennady Golovkin to stay in negotiations with Saul Canelo Alvarez and sign the contract for the September 15 fight.  → read full article

Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack rematch not likely next; Govzdyk wants title shot

By Jeff Aranow: Badou Jack (21-1-4, 13 KOs) is probably going to need to wait a little for his rematch against WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (29-1-1, 24 KOs), because he has a mandatory defense that is due against Oleksandr Gvozdyk (15-0, 12 KOs).  → read full article

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