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Fury upset that WBC dropped him in rankings

Before Tyson Fury wasted a lot of time trying to get a fight against David Haye, he was ranked high by the WBC and within position to compete for the WBC heavyweight title. But with two fights against Haye falling through, Fury now finds himself having been dropped to No.8 by the World Boxing Council, and he's nowhere near getting a crack at that belt. Needless to say, Fury's not happy about it and [...]

WBC gives Vitali Klitschko until December 15th to make decision about fight status

Not surprisingly the World Boxing Council has given WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 41 KO's) another delay, this one until December 15th, to make a decision about whether he'll choose to defend his WBC crown ever again. The thing is the WBC already gave Vitali a November 30th extension to make a decision about whether he'll fight again or not, and when that time came, Vitali got another [...]

Andre Ward’s Statement on the WBC World Champion Emeritus Title

After careful thought and consideration with my family and team, I have decided to relinquish my WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Emeritus Title. As has been recently reported, the WBC elected to strip me of my world title belt, making the upcoming bout between Sakio Bika and Marco Antonio Periban for the vacant Super Middleweight Title. After consultation with my manager James Prince and attorney [...]

Is All Fair in Boxing and Policies? Andre Ward Stripped of WBC Title

The WBA Super middleweight Champion Andre Ward has been stripped of his WBC title due to inactivity. Ward’s last fight was September 8th 2012 against Chad Dawson. On January 4th of this year he underwent surgery to a tear on his right shoulder and begun his rehabilitation process. The WBC has since named him ‘champion emeritus’ meaning that he can fight for the WBC belt when he returns. The [...]

News: Robert Guerrero receives World Boxing Council interim 147 lb Belt in Mexico City; Billy C Boxing Network; Holm-Lamare II 12/7

(Photo credit: Alma Montiel/WBC) September 25, 2012 - 6-Time world champion, Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero was honored by the World Boxing Council (WBC) today in Mexico City, as officially received his world title belt after defeating Selcuk Aydin last month in San Jose. "I want to thank the WBC and their entire organization along with Golden Boy Promotions, for giving me the opportunity to fight [...]

Klitschko-Charr: World Boxing Council News

September 4, 2012 – Mexico City. From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán: The following is one of the weekly “Hook to the Liver” columns by WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán that are published in El Universal every Sunday. From September 2, translated from Spanish: HOOK TO THE LIVER By José Sulaimán: I boarded my flight from London to Moscow, bound for the great fight [...]