WBC Convention Opens

The opening ceremonies of the 52nd annual World Boxing Council convention were held this morning in the Mirage Event Center at the The Mirage in Las Vegas, which has hosted numerous legendary fights.

The masters of ceremony were Jimmy Lennon Jr. and WBC legal counselors Robert Lenhardt and Alberto Leon.

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WBC – Dec. 11, 2014 – Galaxy of Stars at Convention

R.I.P. – WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán – 1931-2014

December 11, 2014

GALAXY OF STARS AT WBC CONVENTION

The World Boxing Council’s annual convention is the largest yearly gathering of the world boxing community, and the 52nd annual convention at The Mirage in Las Vegas next week – from December 14 (arrival) to December 20 (departure) will be no exception.

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Amasheh vs Hamzaoui: Immediate rematch; Judges Suspended

The German Boxing Commission (Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer – BDB) and the World Boxing Council (WBC) have jointly declared the WBC Silver flyweight championship between Raja Amasheh and Amira Hamzaoui as a “no contest” due to irregularities in scoring and with the officials.

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WBC on instant replay

From Bob Yalen, WBC Supervisor at the September 27 cruiserweight world title fight in Moscow:

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WBC On AIBA And Amateur Boxing

AMATEUR BOXING MUST SURVIVE AND AIBA SHOULD RETURN TO ITS ROOTS

Boxing provides equal opportunities to participants from all countries of the world. That principle holds for amateur boxers seeking medals in Olympic competition as well as for professionals trying to conquer world championships.

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WBC – Aug. 28, 2014 – Jose Sulaiman Boxers Fund

The WBC is proud to update the activities of the WBC Jose Sulaiman Boxers Fund. The Fund is the life-long and last dream our Lifetime President, who made it a reality for the support and protection of boxers from around the world.

Luxury Swiss watch manufacturer Hublot and its President, Jean-Claude Biver, and the WBC secured the Fund’s seed money by raising $1 Million (US). Since then, several activities have committed money to extend the life of the Fund while aiding many boxers worldwide. The WBC and NCF wish to acknowledge and sincerely thank the following entities for their commitment to contribute to the Fund:

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