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Oleksandr Gvozdyk claims WBC told him Adonis Stevenson is next by Aug.19

By Jim Dower: WBC interim light heavyweight champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk (15-0, 12 KOs) says the World Boxing Council told him that WBC 175b.  → read full story

Sulaiman confirms Canelo removed from WBC’s rankings for failing to sign up for drug testing

By Jeff Aranow: World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman confirmed on Monday that Saul Canelo Alvarez has been removed from the WBC’s rankings for failing to enroll in their drug testing program when he was asked to sign up.  → read full story

Canelo Alvarez REMOVED from WBC rankings

By Dan Ambrose: In a surprising development, the World Boxing Council has removed popular Golden Boy star Saul Canelo Alvarez from their middleweight rankings without an explanation.  → read full story

Dillian Whyte upset with WBC for ordering him to fight Luis Ortiz in eliminator

By Scott Gilfoid: Dillian Whyte and his promoter Eddie Hearn are both upset with the World Boxing Council ordering him to face the dangerous Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz in a heavyweight eliminator fight to get a shot at WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.  → read full story

WBC president says Keith Thurman can fight for vacated title once his hand is healed

By Jeff Aranow: Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) vacated his WBC welterweight title on Tuesday due to a hand injury that will keep out of action for at least 8 more weeks.  → read full story

WBC to order Canelo-Golovkin 2 winner to face Jermall Charlo

By Dan Ambrose: The World Boxing Council sent out a press release on Tuesday, stating that they’ll support the rematch between WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez later this year, but the winner of the fight will then be ordered by the organization to defend against WBC mandatory challenger Jermall Charlo after […]

Sulaiman says Mikey Garcia will return to 135 to defend WBC title

By Dan Ambrose: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman is saying that Mikey Garcia (38-0, 30 KOs) will be dropping back down in weight to defend his WBC lightweight title even though he had been reportedly staying at 140 to defend his IBF light welterweight title.  → read full story

Sulaiman ordering Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter for interim WBC 147lb. title

By Allan Fox: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman will be ordering a fight between #1 WBC contender Danny Garcia and #2 Shawn Porter for the interim WBC welterweight title due to champion Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman being out with a hand injury and unable to fight on his previously scheduled May 19th date.  → read full story

WBC orders Jose Ramirez vs. Regis Prograis

By Chris Williams: The World Boxing Council has ordered WBC World light welterweight champion Jose Carlos Ramirez (22-0, 16 KOs) to defend against interim WBO 140lb.  → read full story

Alexander Povetkin back in WBC rankings at No.4

By Marcus Richardson: Alexander Povetkin is now back in the World Boxing Council’s ratings after having been banned for 1-year following a positive drug test.  → read full story

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