The World recently lost a great man, who championed Boxing- the King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose wisdom, vision and dedication opened so many doors to international boxing there, in addition to promoting a traditional sport of his country- Mauy Thai.… Read Article
The World Boxing Council would like to update the developments of the Clean Boxing Program, following publication of the WBC October ratings in which the boxers who did not enroll were deleted as per the WBC/VADA Clean Boxing Program and WBC Rules and Regulations.… Read Article
The World Boxing Council has launched a concerted legal plan of action, in order to eradicate the sale of fake memorabilia including unauthorized WBC Championship belts.
This is after the WBC detected these products being sold in several places on the Internet, mainly in Pakistan and Thailand.… Read Article
WBC Cruiserweight World Championship
Liverpool, Merseyside, England – Echo Arena
October 15, 2016
This will be the 1,946th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 53-year history.
MATCHROOM BOXING PRESENTS:… Read Article
WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, together with VADA President Dr. Margaret Goodman, officially announced the Clean Boxing Program on May 5, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The enrollment process began on that date in which all WBC champions and the top 15 ranked contenders have to mandatorily enroll in the Clean Boxing Program (CBP). … Read Article
2N1D – “TWO NATIONS ONE DREAM” – BOXING WITHOUT BORDERS
Once again boxing is with sadness, mourning the passing of another icon. Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor passed away and is now flying free into eternity. Pryor will be remembered as a warrior who gave boxing fans around the world memorable fights .
This past week was very active. We held two purse bids for the heavyweight division. The WBC interim heavyweight championship was won by … Read Article
A purse offer was held today in New York for the WBC heavyweight interim championship bout between Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne. The winning promoter was World of Boxing with a bid of $3,165,000 dollars.
The purse offer for the mandatory defense of WBC heavyweight silver champion Johann Duhaupas against Carlos Takam was also held today in New York. The winning promoter was OPI2000, Salvatore and Christian Cherchi, with a bid of $235,000 dollars.… Read Article
The WBC has ordered a free negotiation period for the Jorge Linares vs Dejan Zlaticanin fight, with the undisputed WBC lightweight championship at stake, in order to clarify a unique situation.… Read Article
By Michele Chong
A local SoCal boxing club celebrated their 20th Anniversary with a “BBQ in the Park” event that included a pro champ, current prizefighters and a squad of amateur kids.
Burbank Boxing Club (BBC) founder Steve Harpst opened his club over two decades ago with humble beginnings. “I started with just a couple of jump ropes and an old boom box,” he laughs. “But word spread quickly and our boxing class continued to … Read Article
By Mauricio Sulaiman: Only two days ago, tragedy struck our sport with the death of Mike Towell, who passed away in Scotland. We all mourn his death with deep feelings, and it makes all of us involved in boxing go back and continue to study and research, and to be proactive to implement measures to minimize the risks.
The WBC was founded in 1963 by the President of Mexico, Don Adolfo Lopez Mateos, … Read Article