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WBC orders Julio Cesar Martinez vs. Cristofer Rosales for flyweight title

By Dan Ambrose: The WBC has ordered Julio Cesar Martinez (14-1, 11 KOs) to face Cristofer Rosales (29-4, 20 KOs) for the recently vacated WBC flyweight title after the previous champion Charlie Edwards (15-1, 6 KOs) decided not to keep the belt.  → read full story

Charlie Edwards vacates WBC flyweight title, worried about health

By Charles Brun: Two months after his 3rd round no contest against KO artist Julio Cesar Martinez, WBC flyweight champion Charlie Edwards announced on Friday that he’s vacating his title out of concern for his health.  → read full story

WBC to order David Benavidez vs. Avni Yildirim next

By Aragon Garcia:  The World Boxing Council will be ordering WBC super middleweight champion David Benavidez (22-0, 19 KOs) to defend against his mandatory Avni Yildirim (21-2, 12 KOs) next, according to WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman.  → read full story

WBC will define Lomachenko vs. Haney situation next month at convention

By Chris Williams: The World Boxing Council will be meeting next month at their convention to decide the situation between WBC lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and interim WBC champion Devin Haney.  → read full story

Devin Haney vs. Zaur Abdullaev for interim WBC lightweight title on Sept.13

By Chris Williams: The World Boxing Council has voted to sanction the September 13 fight between Devin Haney and Zaur Abdullaev for their interim WBC lightweight title.  → read full story

WBC orders Jose Ramirez vs. Viktor Postol negotiations

By Chris Williams: The WBC has ordered 140 pound champion Jose Ramirez to start negotiations with his mandatory challenger Viktor Postol.  → read full story

WBC provisionally suspends Dillian Whyte

By Matt Lieberman: Interim WBC heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte has been given a provisional suspension by the World Boxing Council stemming from his positive test results before his last fight against Oscar Rivas on July 20.  → read full story

WBC withdraws Pearl belt for Khan vs. Dib fight on July 12

By Tim Royner: Amir Khan and Billy Dib won’t be fighting for the WBC ‘Pearl’ welterweight title on July 12.  → read full story

Hearn says Dillian Whyte’s WBC resolution is being finalized today

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn is saying that #1 WBC heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte’s resolution with the World Boxing Council is being finalized today, and he says it’s a “major moment for his career,” in speaking to IFL TV.  → read full story

WBC likely to rule on Dillian Whyte’s mandatory position this week

By Tim Royner: Promoter Eddie Hearn is hoping the WBC will be making a ruling by Friday on the mandatory status for Dillian Whyte for him to get a title shot against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.  → read full story

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